Inside Family Law with Zoë Durand

“Winning and losing is not going to be helpful” - Timothy McMichael (Mediator of the Year in New Zealand) on comparing mediation in New Zealand and Australia. AFCC series.

August 25, 2019

“Winning and losing is not going to be helpful” - Timothy McMichael (Mediator of the Year in New Zealand) on comparing mediation in New Zealand and Australia. AFCC series.

  • Both New Zealand and Australia place importance on family law mediation.
  • Family mediation works in similar ways in New Zealand and Australia.
  • Parties in New Zealand are allowed more hours of mediation than in Australia.
  • Several multiple sessions of mediation in New Zealand.
  • Issue of delays in Court in New Zealand.
  • Recommendations regarding family law reform in New Zealand.
  • Child focused and child inclusive mediation in New Zealand.