Our Services

JLD Restorative Practices offers its services across a variety of educational, corporate and government sectors.


JLD Restorative Practices was established in 2006 by John Lennox and Les Drelich, two of Tasmania’s most well known, experienced and respected advocates and practitioners of restorative practices. Les retired from the partnership in 2016. The principal Consultant is:- John LENNOX John is a former Police Officer who has had 30 years experience in community […]

What is Restorative Practice?

In the late eighties various countries in the western world started to use what was then referred to as restorative justice to deal with young offenders and delinquents. Police agencies were often the first to promote and use restorative justice as experience showed that the justice system for young offenders was generally time consuming and […]

Restorative Practice in Education

Bringing the concept of Restorative Practice to schools Daily schools and teachers are faced with problems that distract them from their primary goal of teaching. Those problems include, late to class disruptive behaviour failure to complete tasks (in class and home work) students failing to bring required materials to class rudeness, insolence and abusive language […]

Education Training

Bringing the concept of Restorative Practice to Tasmanian Schools JLD Restorative Practices offers schools the opportunity to explore the concept of  restorative practices in detail and to translate the philosophy into practice through, day staff training sessions, (introductory and advanced) or 2-hour training modules presented at times that best suit the school community and practical […]

Restorative Practice in Business

Businesses today in a complex world of global markets, internet sales, work place agreements, work place issues that involve union and government oversight, occupational health and safety all while trying to meet client needs within a tight budget. Managers and supervisors do not need the distraction of complaints, grievances or litigation arising from what usually […]

Community Worker Training

Damned if you do, damned if you don’t! Bringing the concept of restorative practice to Tasmanian Community and Health Workers, including any professional or volunteer engaging in delivering welfare and health services to the community. Community and Health Workers are faced daily with issues that impact on their ability to engage effectively with their clients […]