Family Dispute Resolution (Mediation)

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Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) offers a way for parents, or other parties as appropriate, to negotiate agreements regarding the children and/or property. It provides confidential information, support, referral and Dispute Resolution (mediation) in relation to:

- property settlement
- financial matters
- disputes between family members
- parenting arrangements

Dispute Resolution may involve:
- an initial individual session
- (for parenting matters) an education session regarding children's needs, the family dispute
resolution process and strategies to help with communication and negotiation
- joint dispute resolution session(s)

Who this service is for

Anyone can contact Relationships Australia Tasmania with the view of entering into mediation or dispute resolution with another party. However, it is really important to make sure that Family Dispute Resolution is appropriate for your situation.

Opening Hours

Monday- Friday: 9:00am- 5:00pm

How this service is delivered

  • Face-to-face

    This service is available through the Family Relationship Centres in Hobart, Launceston and Devonport offices.

  • We'll come to you (outreach)

    Outreach Dispute Resolution and Mediation Services are available at Huonville Community Health Centre on the first and third Monday of the month.

Updated: 06/04/2020

Provided by

20 Clare Street, New Town TAS, Australia
123 York Street, Launceston TAS, Australia
68-70 North Fenton Street, Devonport TAS, Australia
Huon Community Health Centre, Sale Street, Huonville TAS, Australia

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