Professional membership

Are you a practising dispute resolver or intend to become one?

Join us to build your network. Be supported to develop your professional relationships to start or advance your career/ practice. Be recognised as a symbol of excellence for your expertise, innovation and high standards supported with our world class accreditation, technical, professional, and educational resources.



  • Networking — Complimentary and member discounted rates for events and activities connecting to Professional members and key leaders in the industry. Symposiums, forums, and conferences to share best practices. Opportunities to contribute to Resolution Institute’s professional development committees, speaker on panels, webinars, CPD events, training, and conferences.
  • Be a part of a community that has a say on issues in dispute resolution while helping steer the future direction of the industry.
  • Professional Development — Complimentary resources including the library, member connect (your community portal), and the mentoring programme. Discounted paid training courses, masterclasses, webinars and events, a member discount rate is available.
  • Resolution Institute’s complaints handling service, a common requirement to hold dispute resolution accreditations.
  • Significant savings with Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance group policy, exclusive to Professional and Fellow members.
  • Promote your services in our public dispute resolver directory.
  • Discount on advertising on our publications, and job alerts.


  • Works in a professional capacity in dispute resolution; and/or
  • Holds either:
    • a current Resolution Institute accreditation or grading (or working towards one); or
    • other dispute resolution qualification recognised by Resolution Institute (e.g. FDRP, NMAS or other).

Annual fees

  • AU$430 (incl GST)/ NZ$496
  • Pro rata rates apply for new members
  • AU payments by credit card only. Contact us (AUS) or contact us (NZ) for assistance

Become a Professional Member