Source: (1993) In: L. Atkinson and S.-A. Gerull (eds.), National Conference on Juvenile Justice. Conference Proceedings No. 22, Canberra, AUS: Australian Institute of Criminology, pp. 425-436.This paper describes the rationale and development of the Victim Offender Mediation Program in Victoria. Issues regarding due process, the balance of power, and the potential to net-widen are discussed. Guidelines to control mediation outcomes and the program evaluation design are described.