Cheryl Bryan

Cheryl Bryan

Cheryl Bryan

Cheryl has twenty years of progressive experience in the ADR field and holds National Mediation Accreditation. Her professional history covers a variety of mediator roles across a number of government departments in both regional Queensland and other States of Australia. Her practice includes mediations in commercial and business disputes; child protection, youth justice and family matters; as well as, workplace and community disputes.

Cheryl has extended her practice by accepting appointment to a number of specialized National and State Panels and is an Associate with Northern Mediators.

Cheryl spent thirteen years managing conflict in a large secondary school, where she successfully translated an adult mediation program into a youth friendly service. Alongside implementing this unique initiative, she effectively taught conflict management and mediation skills.


Australian Attorney-Generals Department Family Dispute Resolution –
FDR Practitioner, 2010-present
Court Ordered Conferences Child Protection – Conference Convenor,2014-present
Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal – Mediator, 2015-present
Northern Mediators – Associate, 2016-present
Office of the Franchising Mediator Adviser – Panel Mediator,2017-present
Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority – Panel Mediator, 2017-present
Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman – Panel Mediator, 2017 – present
Office of the Horticultural Mediator Adviser – Panel Mediator,2018-present


Having conducted over 1000 mediations with results of 85% agreement, I have been successful in helping people succeed with their disputes across a very broad range of industries, some of which include:
Property, Debt, Consumer/Trader, Residential Tenancy, Building and related services, Dividing Fences, Body Corporate, Motor Vehicle Sales and Repairs, Jewelry, Commercial Fishing, Farming, Fresh Fruit and Vegetables, Trees; as well as
Separating Families, Children and Child Protection.

Practice Areas: Corporate and Commercial, Mediation, Real Estate
Affiliations and Certifications:

Resolution Institute – Committee Member (Qld), 2014-2018

Awards and Recognition:

LEADR Award of Excellence 2013
Queensland Government Divisional Excellence Award 2015
Expert Assessor – International Mediation Competition, Vienna, 2016-2017
Judge – Asia-Pacific Commercial Mediation Competition, Melbourne, 2018


Bachelor of Adult and Vocational Education – Major in Literacy; Major in Teaching and Learning, Griffith University 2000
Vocational Graduate Diploma Family Dispute Resolution Bond University, 2010
Post Graduate – Teaching Psychology in Secondary Schools Flinders University, 2006
National Mediator Accreditation – Queensland Dept of JAG
Registered Teacher – Queensland College of Teachers

Language/s: English
City: Mackay

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