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Aboriginal Mediation Services

 

Overview

Aboriginal Mediation Services provides culturally appropriate dispute resolution services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Western Australia (WA) to assist in addressing conflict or disputes between individuals and/or groups, including families and communities.

The service aims to assist people to resolve conflicts before they escalate into violence or result in court action. A professional mediator/s will help with the mediation process. The service also provides community education workshops and information sessions to assist clients and referrers to more effectively deal with conflict across a range of settings, situations and environments.

Mediation through the Aboriginal Mediation Service requires all parties to commit to voluntarily participate in good faith. Parties will work towards resolving their dispute, and attempt to reach outcomes everyone can live with.

The service can help with disputes involving:

If the service cannot assist in resolving a dispute the service will make every attempt to provide information about appropriate agency or support group that may be able to assist.

Abstract adapted from the Department of Justice, Western Australia

Contacts

Aboriginal Mediation Services
Department of Justice
Level 23, David Malcolm Justice Centre
28 Barrack Street
Perth WA 6000
Ph: (08) 9264 6150
Freecall: 1800 045 577
Fax: (08) 9264 6114

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Last updated: 6 July 2017
 
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