How to engage with mediation and compulsory conference at VCAT

This fact sheet provides information about mediation and compulsory conferences at VCAT.

Sometimes, VCAT will order parties to a proceedings to engage in mediation or compulsory conference. These are called alternative dispute resolution, and are opportunities for you to resolve your dispute before going to final hearing.

This fact sheet covers:

  • Strategies for alternative dispute resolution
  • What a mediation is
  • What a compulsory conference is
  • Your next steps if your matter fails to settle during mediation or compulsory conference
Fact sheet: How to engage with mediation compulsory conference at VCAT Download PDF (334 KB)
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