As part of its service the FDR Centre aims to inform and educate.

In this section of the site we provide copies of relevant legislation and articles that may be of interest to both our clients and our people. If you have authored an article that may be of interest to our readers please contact us at

We also provide links to organisations that may be of interest or of use to our clients. If you work for an organisation you feel should be added to this list of useful links please do let us know.

This is also where you can read and download copies of the FDR Centre's Rules and Protocols. 


By Nigel Dunlop

The aim

FDR represented an ideological shift. Those involved in parenting and guardianship disputes should no longer expect the state (in the guise of the Family Court) to resolve their disputes. Such disputes should be resolved privately.

Here are some links to support organisations that could assist you and your family. If you believe another organisation should be listed here, please email us.

In this section we provide a interesting articles on topics relevant to Family Law Arbitration and Mediation, FDR, Mediation, Conflict and Communication Coaching, and Counselling.


The FDR Centre’s Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) Rules apply to disputes that concern parenting or guardianship matters.

The FDR Centre’s Mediation Protocol provides a guide to the rights and responsibilities of all participants in mediation under our Rules.

The FDR Centre’s Mediation Rules apply to family and relationship disputes that do not concern parenting or guardianship matters.

The FDR Centre in the Press

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