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Angela Ballard
Restorative Practice
Angela Ballard Consultancy and Coaching

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Practitioner Restorative Stories

Better outcomes in dealing with Workplace Conflict

Publication Date: 

I first was introduced to the concept of conferencing in workplaces in 1999 but it was in 2001 when I was invited to participate in one. Eighteen months after a workplace restructure, we were still living with conflict amongst a senior group of executives and tension existed with their staff. A series of intake interviews with all direct and subordinate staff was crucial in preparing us for the group conference. It was essential to get the... Read more

About the Practitioner


Angela spent almost 30 years in the Royal Australian Navy and during her career she held a role responsible for the management, training and reporting of unacceptable behaviour and conflict management. She was introduced to Restorative Justice in 1999 through a meeting with John McDonald and David Moore (TJA). Participating in a restorative conferencing process, she experienced how people were able to move forward from an unhealthy work environment. 


Brings to the Discussion: 

Angela is a Nationally Accredited Mediator, an Accredited Conferencing Convenor with the Australian Association of Restorative Justice, and Deputy Chair of the Central Victoria Restorative Practice Alliance. Angela has more than 20 years of dealing with conflict in the workplace and specialises in Communication and Relationship management.

Additional Information: 

Angela now works with the complex people issues in workplaces using restorative practice, mediation and coaching to support better outcomes and better relationships.


Organisational Role(s): 

Principal Consultant and Coach

  • Workplace
  • Community
Services Offered: 
  • Advocacy
  • Coaching
  • Consultancy
  • Counselling
  • Culture change
  • Facilitation
  • Leadership development
  • Human Resources 
  • Management
  • Peer support services
  • Reflective practice
  • Restorative Conferencing Training
  • Workplace investigations
  • Workplace Training
  • Team Building
  • Workplace Conferencing

Practitioner Location and Reach

Bendigo, Vic, 3550
Area Covered: 
Local Area