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At a Glance

The Institute of Dispute Resolution was founded in 2012.  Previously known as Jon Graham Consulting Pty Ltd, we have been offering mediation for over 16 years.

We draw upon a pool of experienced practitioners who come from a range of professional disciplines including law, business, HR, commerce, government and social work.  We work as a team on each case, generally placing two mediators working together with a gender balance.


Service Locations


The Old School of Arts
162 Liverpool Road
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Sydney City

Mediation Central,
Ground Floor,
162 Goulburn St

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The ISDR team of mediators are skilled in both workplace and family conflict.  The team is led by Jon Graham, a mediator since 1994, a clinical supervisor in mediation and family dispute resolution, a lawyer, and a trainer  in mediation and family dispute resolution, and a clinical expert in the resolution of conflicts in highly complex cases.  

Jon Graham – Clinical Director ISDR

BA(Psych)  BCom LLB  Grad Dip FDR, Certificate in Counselling, Cert IV Workplace Training and Assessment.

Professional Experience:

Jon is a nationally accredited mediator, a registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDR) and is a clinical supervisor of mediation practice.  He has developed an extensive and respected practice in the fields of family law mediation and workplace conflicts and is a highly respected lecturer in mediation practice, and a trainer of mediators. He has also worked with the Australian Institute for Relationship Studies in the writing and teaching of the Vocational Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution

Jon also worked with the Australian Institute for Social Relations in the presentation of the reaccreditation training for Family Dispute Resolution as well as having served on numerous ADR committees with the Family Court and Family Support sector. He has worked with Government, Commercial and Not for Profit organisations in the establishment and development of dispute resolution programs, and in the resolution of entrenched conflicts and worked with the South Eastern Sydney Area Health in the establishment of a program for internal mediation of staff disputes.

Previously a Regional Manager for Relationships Australia NSW Jon brings a practical understanding of team leadership and achieving client benefits to his management coaching and conflict resolution practice.


Family Dispute Resolution - Child Inclusive Practice - Property Settlements - Elder Mediation - Wills and Estates - Workplace  - Mediation - Conflict Coaching – Parenting Coordination – Meeting with Children