About Us

North Queensland Family Mediation is a premier provider of mediation services, specialising in child inclusive mediation and family law mediation, tailored to meet the unique needs of families in North Queensland, Australia. With a deep understanding of the emotional and legal complexities surrounding family disputes, our team of experienced mediators is dedicated to facilitating constructive conversations that lead to amicable resolutions.

By prioritising the well-being of children and the family unit, we strive to create a supportive environment where every voice is heard, and mutual agreements can be reached with respect and dignity. Whether navigating the challenges of separation, divorce, or other family-related issues, North Queensland Family Mediation is committed to helping families find a peaceful path forward.

Meet the team

Nardine Collier


Nardine Collier is the director of Collier Family Law based in Cairns, with offices in Atherton and Innisfail. She has been a Family Lawyer for some 29 years and is an accredited specialist in Family Law. She has been mediating family law disputes for about 26 years now. She works extensively with children as an Independent Children’s lawyer in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia and as a Separate Representative in the Child Protection Court.

Susan Calmer

Director & Workplace Psychologist

Susan Calmer is the director of Leading Change Psychology based in Townsville with psychology practices in Ingham, Charters Towers & Ayr. As a psychologist with 30 years experience she has worked with families & children as an expert witness for the Family Court & as a mediator in family law and for workplace disputes. She set up the second Children’s Contact Centre in Australia and has recently trialed Therapeutic Intervention as a new & successful approach to repairing child-parent relationships after separation & divorce.

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