We believe that conflict is an opportunity for transformation and growth. We work with you to understand the conflict and to introduce the mindset, skills and knowledge necessary for an empowering and sustainable resolution.




Co-Founder & Company Director – Scott Dutton

Scott is considered the most engaging, dynamic and innovative speaker & workshop facilitator in the conflict resolution field. He has 20 years+ experience – facilitating more than 500 workshops and presenting to more than 20,000 professionals in the following areas: Conflict Intelligence™, Mindful Conflict™, Mediation, Negotiation, Emotional Intelligence, Difficult Conversations, Managing Challenging Behaviours, Mindful leadership, Mindful Team Culture, Group Facilitation & Presentation Skills. Scott has also mediated more than 200 formal mediation sessions in the areas of workplace, parent/ adolescent and family law conflict.

Scott has been awarded CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) designation – the highest level of international accreditation. He is one of Australia’s top speaking professionals as certified by the Professional Speakers Australia (PSA) and is recognised by the Global Speakers Federation (GSF) as among the top 12% of professional speakers worldwide. Scott presents at conferences throughout Australia.

Scott’s qualifications include a BSW and BSc. (Psych. major). He is a member of the Professional Speakers Australia (PSA), the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW), a Practitioner Member of the Australian Dispute Resolution Association (ADRA) and is a Nationally Accredited Mediator. Scott has also undertaken a Masters level short course in Conflict Coaching and a Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training. Scott has previously worked with a number of leading mediation agencies, as a co-ordinator/ mediator for two Reconnect programs, a training consultant in schools, a workplace consultant for EAP programs and as a conference convener for Juvenile Justice.

Scott facilitates training workshops and services for organisations throughout Australia.


Our associates are highly skilled consultants and trainers with many years of experience and post-graduate qualifications in psychology, social work and HR. We align the professional expertise of our consultants and trainers with the goals and needs of your agency.


Fighting Fair offers training workshops and services for the community, education, health, government and corporate sectors. Our training and services are designed to increase confidence and capacity in dealing with conflicts at an interpersonal level, in a professional role mediating others’ conflicts and also at a team/ organisational level improving the workplace culture.

The practice of conflict intelligence and the implementation of effective conflict resolution skills can make the difference as to whether a conflict will escalate, to the intensity of emotions experienced and to the possibility of positive or negative outcomes. The utilisation of effective conflict resolution and mediation skills – while successfully addressing issues brought to the surface – can also bring about other transformative benefits for the worker, team and/ or client including: increased understanding, improved communication skills and greater self/ team awareness.

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