The Dispute Resolution
Training and Membership Specialists

Tel: 1300 781 533 

Welcome. Would you like to Join or Renew your Mediation Institute Membership?

Mediation Institute is one of Australia's fastest-growing professional bodies for dispute resolution professionals and the host of The Dispute Resolution Agency.
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NMAS Accreditation through Mediation Institute

Mi is recognised Mediator Accreditation Body (RMAB) which means we can process your application to become a NMAS Accredited Mediator if you meet the requirements.  

We train, assess and accredit Mediators under the National Mediator Accreditation System as well as accredit mediators who have trained and/or been assessed elsewhere. 

Click below to download our membership application form if you are applying for NMAS Accreditation for the first time. 

Have a question or want to talk to someone?

You can call us  on 1300 781 533 

Please leave a message if we are not able to answer your call. 

We have a remote office team of three and sometimes we are not able to pick up a call. 

NMAS Mediator Membership

This membership category is for people who are applying for accreditation or renewal of their NMAS Mediator Accreditation. 

If you are an experienced mediator but not NMAS accredited, contact us to find out how you can have your skills recognised as an NMAS Mediator through the experience qualified pathway. 

Practitioner Membership

This membership category is for people who are:

  • Certified Family Group Conference Facilitators,
  • Qualified to apply for registration as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner
  • Registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners
  • NMAS Mediators currently accredited through a different Recognised Mediator Accreditation Body.  

 If that is you we’d love you to join Mediation Institute. 

  • Nmas Mediator

    New NMAS Mediator Membership

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    $360.00 Add to cart
  • Nmas Mediator
  • Fdr Practitioner

    FDR Practitioner Membership

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    $260.00 Add to cart
  • Fgc Facilitator

Benefits of joining Mediation Institute

If you have been assessed for NMAS Accreditation within the past 6 months you are eligible to  apply for NMAS Mediator Accreditation though Mediation Institute. You are not restricted in the Recognised Mediator Accreditation Body you choose to accredit through. 

Find out More about the NMAS and Mediator Accreditation.

If you are a NMAS Mediator, Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner or a Family Group Conference we offer you independent complaint handling services.

Complaints about dispute resolution professionals are rare but if they do occur we manage the complaint process fairly, quickly and proportionately.  Find out more about our complaint handling service. 

Complaint Handling 

We offer friendly, discussion type professional development opportunities online for NMAS Mediators, FDR Practitioners and Family Group Conference Facilitators. Check out what’s on soon

The Dispute Resolution Agency is a comprehensive market place for dispute resolution professionals. Mediation Institute Members benefit from substantial discounts on the standard subscription. The Dispute Resolution Agency

Members have access
to the Mi Members and Students online wiki learning management system and collaboration groups

Current Groups are :

  • State Based Groups where we provide updates on jobs and other state based information
  • Practice area groups for:
    • Child Inclusive Practice Group
    • Commercial Mediation
    • Aged Care Mediation
    • Family Group Conference Facilitators Group
    • Family Dispute REsolution Practitioners Group
    • NMAS Mediators Group
    • Workplace Mediation Group
  • Employee or Private Practitioner Groups


Mediaiton Institute founded and supports Interact Support to provide internship opportunities for our Grad. Dip. FDR students and workplace experience and contract work for our members. Find out more  about the  Interact Online Dispute Diagnostic and
Dispute Resolution Service

We have arranged some member discounts and contact us for help to negotiate group discounts and special offers with other providers.

If you have an ethical or practical question you can call Mi and talk to one of our team.  We want our members to be providing the highly professional and ethical  services and are here to support you.  Call 1300 781 533 or email the office if you have a niggling doubt or want some guidance.

If you want a co-mediator for an online mediation that is easily arranged. For face to face mediation check the Mi Members Map to see who is near you.


The opportunity to network on socials with a Mi Members Only Facebook group Apply to join and we’ll let you in if you are a current Mi Member.

If you are just starting out and want some more structured support or co-mediation guidance for your first mediation jobs we can connect you with another member who can provide that support.

Applies to NMAS Mediators, FDR Practitioners and Family Group Conference Facilitators. 

If you have not been mediating for a while or need to upskill in new approaches you can participate in training with Mediation Institute.

  • Practitioner Membership

    Practitioner Membership

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    $260.00 Add to cart
  • Education Provider
    Education Providers

    Education Provider Complaint Handling Service Subscription

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Corporate Member
Corporate Membership

If a business is paying for multiple memberships apply for a corporate membership.

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