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Dispute Resolution Centres Act 1990 – 29 August 2013

Dispute Resolution Centres Regulation 2009 – 1 July 2016

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A mediation at a Dispute Resolution Centre (DRC) is to be conducted with as little formality and technicality, and with as much expedition, as possible. Generally, the parties represent themselves.

  • Sections 2, 23, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33
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Relevant links

Settling Disputes Out of Court [Queensland Government]
Digital dispute resolution at your fingertips

Find an Approved Mediator [Queensland Law Society]

The Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia


Silk Mediator

Australian Disputes Centre

Request a courtroom booking – Brisbane Supreme and District Court

Meeting & Mediation Rooms [Queensland Law Society]

Mediation Centre [Inns of Court]

Resolving disputes [Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman]


Section 2 contains a redundant definition for ‘Queensland Council of Social Service Inc.’.

The Schedule 1 and 2 Oath/ Affirmation have outdated century dates.

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