Walter Ibbs

Walter Ibbs

Walter Ibbs
Walter Ibbs, Victoria Legal Aid Family Dispute Resolution Service Chairperson

Qualifications

BSW

Accreditation and memberships

Experience

Walter is a social worker, who has worked as a practitioner, trainer and manager in dispute resolution since the early 1990s.

He is a nationally accredited mediator and was a family consultant at the Family Court of Australia for 13 years. Walter was practice leader for mediators with Relationships Australia (Vic).

As one of the founding team members of Roundtable Dispute Management (now Victoria Legal Aid Family Dispute Resolution Service) in 2003, Walter has held the positions of clinical services co-ordinator and manager. He then had the role of program manager of Appropriate Dispute Resolution at Victoria Legal Aid.

After working in private practice, Walter now holds the position of Supervising Consultant at Victoria Legal Aid Family Dispute Resolution Service, which involves supervision of the chairperson and Child Consultant Panels. He also chairs conferences and conducts Kids Talk interviews.

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