Settling disputes out of court
Mediation can assist you with settling a dispute without going to court. Find out more about how mediation can work for you.
An abbreviated form of mediation for QCAT minor civil disputes.
Dispute resolution for the workplace, including how it works, benefits and how to arrange it.
Facilitation is available to assist groups with workplace, community organisation or multi-party disputes. Find out how to arrange help from a facilitator.
Mediation for separating couples, including how mediation works and how to arrange it.
Justice mediation, including how it works for both the person who was harmed in an incident, and the person who harmed them.
Mediation for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people, including how the government works with communities to deliver appropriate mediation.
Contact details for Dispute Resolution Centres across Queensland.
Resolve neighbourhood disputes
Find out how you can avoid or resolve a dispute with a neighbour—use our tool to select your question to find out what you can read or do.
Tips for resolving conflict
1. Choose an appropriate time.
2. Discuss the issue.
3. Give the other person a chance to explain.
4. Listen to the other person.
5. Work together to find a solution.
6. Meet again in the future.
7. Seek mediation help if necessary.
Read more on resolving conflict yourself before trying mediation.