Gloria’s qualifications include:

  • BA (Communications), University of Technology, Sydney

  • Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution, Australian Institute for Relationship Studies (Relationships Australia)

  • Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training
    (Collaborative Law), Australian Institute of Relationships Studies

  • Accredited by the Federal Attorney-General under the National Mediator Accreditation system (NMAS)


Membership of the following professional organisations:

  • The Australian Mediation Association

  • Collaborative Professionals NSW

  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

  • Central Sydney Collaborative Practice Group

Gloria Hawke

Gloria Hawke is a family dispute resolution practitioner specialising in mediation and facilitation. Since 2013 she has mediated more than 300 disputes regarding parenting matters and financial settlement.

Empathetic and patient, Gloria ensures that each person is heard and their needs understood. Pragmatic and highly experienced, Gloria has helped people reach agreement in 75% of cases, reducing the need for ongoing litigation and court proceedings.

Rated by Doyle’s Guide as a "leading Family Law Mediator" 2019

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Her services include:

  • Mediating parenting, living arrangement and/or financial settlements.

  • Legally-assisted mediation, working in harmony with family lawyers and their clients.

  • Child-inclusive mediation, working with a child consultant to bring the child's voice to the mediation process.

  • Collaborative family law practice, assisting the process as a coach.

Gloria's experience working with separated families has led her to:

  • Coach and assess students at Relationships Australia studying to attain their vocational graduate diploma in family dispute resolution.

  • Provide divorce counselling (or “coaching”) services.

  • Develop and present a separated parenting course called “Parenting Beyond Separation