providing professional development and resources for educators and the community for over 20 years
Managing Director of Transformative Justice Australia (Queensland)
Background and Experience
Margaret Thorsborne is the Managing Director of Transformative Justice Australia (Queensland), a consultancy committed to increasing job satisfaction and productivity by improving workplace and community relationships.
With a background in education and counselling, Margaret played an important role in the introduction of Community Conferencing into schools in Australia and has trained conference facilitators in education, police and justice sectors across Australia, New Zealand, Britain, USA and Canada. She remains involved in this important reform in schools. She is currently consultant to the Queensland, Victorian and New Zealand governments and industry bodies and the Lewisham Education Authority in London.
Margaret has continued to widen the use of restorative measures by applying the principles and philosophy of conferencing in workplaces in private and public sectors to rebuild relationships in the wake of a wide range of difficulties, including workplace bullying and high level conflict.