Links to Previous Conference Presentations


Plenary Presentations

0.1 Plenary Annabel Shaw – Dispute resolution from good to great

0.1 Plenary Jane Bolitho – The art science and alchemy of mediated spaces

0.1 Plenary Jane Bolitho FULL TEXT – The art science and alchemy of mediated spaces

0.1 Plenary Jim McGrath – Bringing it all back home

0.1 Plenary Michael Klug – Negotiation – core skills for the ADR practitioner

0.2 Plenary Grant Morris – Commercial mediation scholarship and practice

0.2 Plenary Ian Macduff – ODR Spectrum of digital intermediation

0.2 Plenary Ian Macduff – Online Dispute Resolution


Session 1

1.1 Chris Marshall – Just say sorry – the role of apology in conflict resolution

1.2 Greg Jansen and Rich Matla – Connection before correction

1.3 Lindsay Pointer – The role of ritual in conflict resolution

1.4 Stephen Walsh – Reducing the cost of justice – ADR issues

1.5 Anna Quinn_PAPER – Creative use of ADR to meet complex needs

1.6 Miranda Zander – Community mediation in New Zealand

1.6 Miranda Zander_PAPER – Community Mediation in New Zealand

1.7 Phillip Hart – Outrage a tool for understanding peoples interests more richly


Session 2

2.2 Marg Thorsborne – Emotional harm and its transformation to healing

2.4 Grant Morris – Gatekeepers to commercial mediation

2.5 Tania Sourdin – Building a restorative city in Newcastle

2.6 Bruce Cottrill – Neutrals stating the obvious – process lessons in rural conciliation


Session 3

3.1 Jon Everest – Risk assessment – what is the risk and how do we assess it

3.5 Sarah Ramsay and Riki Jemieson-Smyth_SCENARIO – Dispute resolution and ethical dilemmas

3.6 Hayley MacKenzie – Mediation and restoration services within the justice system

3.6 Hayley MacKenzie_PAPER – Mediation and restoration services within the justice system

3.7 Bindy Hannah – Youth development circles


Session 4

4.1 Matt Casey – Understanding emotion in restorative practice

4.2 Lise Bird – Sharing a UK experience of family solutions practice with high risk and complex families

4.3 Olivia Davis – Not just for mediators – taking the ADR skillset beyond our community

4.4 Haley Farrar_Refuting restorative rumours

4.5 Linda Kochanski – Self determination in facilitative mediation – how to minimise complaints

4.7 Jim McGrath – Restorative parenting programme

Session 5

5.1 Barbara McCulloch – Using narrative ideas in conflict resolution

5.3 Michael Klug – Negotiation – the primary skills in creating value

5.4 Kathleen McGoey and Lindsey Pointer – Teaching restorative practices through games

5.5 Linda Kochanski – Family mediation – thinking systematically in relationship conflicts

5.7 Andrea Parosanu – European perspectives on RJ in cases of domestic violence

Session 6

6.1 Michelle Brenner_PAPER – Culturally Competent Compassion in Mediation

6.3 Andrew Scott-Howman and Paul Hutcheson – To investigate or mediate

6.5 Nici Nixon and Julia Hennessy – Child participation in FDR – a practice perspective

6.6 Jennifer Parker – Restorative justice processes for family violence – insights from the Porirua pilot

Session 7

7.1 Chris Straker – Developing a restorative culture – organisations to city wide policy

7.4 Rebecca Thomson – Child-centered practice – a child engagement project by RPA

7.5 Lesley Ashworth and Jennifer Parker – Does this dispute need a restorative approach

7.7 Liz Winfield – Using restorative practice in schools

7.8 Pele Walker and Lina-Jodi Samu – Accessibility of complaint resolution bodies to other cultures


Session 8

8.1 Marg Thorsborne – Improving quality of facilitated dialogue

8.3 Sonja Cooper – ADR for historic abuse cases

8.7 Debbie Hastings – Transforming resolution of tax disputes through non-adversarial and therapeutic approaches


Elder Focus Day Presentations

Jenn Mahony Presentation understanding and resolving conflict for the older adult

Jenn Mahony Responding to mistaken assessment of danger

Jenn Mahony Understanding and working with our defensive responses

Lindsey Pointer and Haley Farrar_Harms and repairs worksheet

Paper Dorczak Collaborating_with_the_age_in_mind

Rosemary Nourse Elder focus day case studies

Rosemary Nourse Presentation effective mediation for older parties 


Keynote Addresses:

  • New Zealand story of the development of Restorative Practice – Judge Sir David J Carruthers [Carruthers]
  • The restorative city: Emperor’s new clothes or achievable paradigm shift? – Mr Chris Straker  [Straker Presentation]      [Straker Transcript]
  • Can restorative practice in schools build community? Evidence from around the world – Dr Hilary Cremin [Cremin]

Pre-Conference Workshop:

  • Affect and emotion in the Restorative school – Graeme George   [George Notes]

Conference Workshops:

  • I want to wake up and have this not be the first thing I think about, every day – Matthew Casey [Casey]
  • Language and restorative justice processes – Hennessey Hayes [Hayes]
  • Understanding people’s ‘colours’: Cultivating emotional intelligence in a bid to improve relationships in social environments – Dr Roelf Reyneke  [Reyneke]
  • Special needs and RP – Margaret Thorsborne [Thorsborne]
  • Restoring relationships – having the end in mind – David Vinegrad  [Vinegrad]
  • Parenting in windows: Restorative parenting: Restorative schooling – Bill Hansberry  [Hansberry1]  [Hansberry2]  [Hansberry3]
  • A day in the life of a restorative classroom – Kristy Elliott  [Elliott]
  • RJC to resolve infidelity as a precursor to couples therapy – Rexton D’Cruz  [D’Cruz]
  • Teaching restorative thinking and behaviour to junior primary – Jane Langley & Bill Hansberry  [Langley&Hansberry]
  • Our collective challenge: Bringing restorative justice from the periphery to the mainstream – Rob Hulls [Hulls]
  • Taking a stand against workplace bullying using narrative restorative conferencing – Debbie Dunn & Sue Davidson  [Dunn&Davidson]
  • Restorative practice and family mediation – Mike Wells  [Wells]
  • The emotion brain and the learning brain – Jane Langley [Langley]
  • Multiple perspectives on the development of a safe school culture within a new educational setting: A case study of cultural change in a Prep to Year 12 school in regional Victoria – Dr Lyndsey Iles [Iles]
  • Models for community involvement in restorative justice – Michael Wood [Wood1]   [Wood2]
  • Strategies to develop readiness for RP implementation -Sue Attrill, Margaret Thorsborne & Beverley Turner [Attrill,Thorsborne&Turner]
  • Environmental protection, Indigenous communities and restorative justice –  Professor Rob White [White]
  • Restorative practices in Catholic school communities – A transformative experience – Bronwyn Egan [Egan]
  • Deepening a whole school understanding of restorative practice – Nathan Karas, Tim VanWinden, Mario Bergamin, Ganesh Sundra, Rosalie Boxhall & Troy Roberts  [Karas et al]
  • Honouring relationships – A restorative journey to a restorative community – Chris Mills & Libby Farmer [Mills&Farmer]
  • Proactive classroom circles – Building classroom communities – Marg Armstrong [Armstrong]
  • Te Whanau Tahi – The way we do ‘family’ at Naenae College – Catherine Forster & Tania Campbell [Forster&Campbell]
  • Finding the balance: Restorative Justice and youth offending in Queensland – Christine Thomas  [Thomas]
  • Restorative practices for survivors of sexual or domestic violence: What’s holding us back? – Judge Fleur Kingham, Phil Stainton, Bettina Hall, Associate Professor Sharon Hayes & Anabel Newton [Hayes]  [Hayes2]
  • Unsettling white noise to help build stronger relationships – Dr Rose Carnes  [Carnes]
  • The restorative power of communities – Kerry Walker & Susan Anderson [Walker&Anderson]
  • Achieving outcomes for participants engaging in Project Restore’s restorative justice processes – Participants’ perspectives – Fiona Landon & Dr Shirley Jülich [Landon&Julich]
  • Restorative research: Appreciative evaluation of restorative practice – Terence Bevington [Bevington]
  • Whanganui: Towards a restorative city – Shelly Harkness & Jenny Saywood  [Harkness&Saywood]


A New Beginning – Jay Jordens and David Vincent.pdf

Adversarial Justice, Pure Gold or Fools Gold – Rob Hulls.pdf

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Restorative Practices, Building Resiliency in Children – Nancy Riestenberg.ppt

Hauora Wairakei, Restorative Practice in Primary Education – Sue Williams and Mike Lynch.pdf

Maximising the Chances of Sustainability for Culture Change – Marg Thorsborne and Peta Blood.pdf

Link to Bill Hansberry and Jane Langley Presentation.docx

Make it stop, make it better – Matt Casey.pdf

Mind and Heart – Graeme George.pdf

Oral Languarge Competence and Vulnerable Adolescents – Pamela Snow.pdf

Relationship Based Pedagogy – Maurie Abraham.pdf

Restorative Justice of Dispute Cases in Saudi Arabia – Dr Saleh Dabil.pptx

Restorative Practice in Action – Lydia Chisholm and Deborah Trengove.pdf

RP following Physical restraint – Nick Burnett.pdf

Sycamore Tree Project, Victims meeting offenders in Prison – Martin Howard.ppt

The Spirit and Biology of Community – Lauren Abramson.pdf

Making Restorative Practice Explicit – David Vinegrad.pdf

Three Worlds Collide – Therese Sheedy.pdf

Truly Restorative School Culture Transformation – Adam Voigt.pptx

Undercover anti-bullying teams – Michael Williams.pdf

Working Restoratively in a Special Education Setting – Nick Burnett.pdf

Working Restoratively in a Special Education Setting – Sian Ziesing-Clark.pdf

Using Restorative Practices – July13 – Michelle Kehoe.pdf


Other Conference papers

The Australian Context – Restorative Practices as a Platform for Cultural Change in Schools Peta Blood 2005

Consistent Removal: Contributions of School Discipline to the School-Prison Pipeline