VicForum 2021: Unmasking the Pandemic

Event Details 31 March 20219:30am – 11:30am AEDTOnlineCost: FreeRegistration is essential: Unmasking the Pandemic Many questions are being asked about what we could have done better during COVID over the last 12 months. How can communication with people of multicultural backgrounds be built into recovery plans? Will the pandemic encourage a serious assessment of how we engage? Will it help diverse communities make more informed choices, feel included and improve outcomes? Polaron’s vision for the sixth annual diversity forum, Unmasking the pandemic: CALD, COVID and Communication, is an opportunity to share ideas on how to work effectively with diverse […]

Recommended National Standards for Working with Interpreters in Courts & Tribunals

Two Part Webinar Series Session 1: Saturday 13 March 2021, 10.00am – 12.00pmSession 2: Thursday 18 March 2021, 7.00pm – 9.00pm The Recommended National Standards for Working with Interpreters in Courts and Tribunals (RNS) was published in 2017, but do we really understand what it means? How many have referred to the RNS in our practice? Has there been any improvement in how interpreters are treated in court and tribunals over the past 4 years? What can we do when the legal professionals don’t know how to work with interpreters? To assist with the promotion and application of the RNS, AUSIT is in […]

PD | Conversations T&I Webinars


Professional Development & Training Division ofAll Graduates Conversations: Interpreting and Translating offer a range of training sessions aimed at translators, interpreters and professionals who work with or are involved with services to CALD communities. Sessions are delivered live or as online workshops, webinars and on-demand pre-recorded courses. Q&A panel discussions and interviews facilitated by industry experts are also ran. The panel comprises of T&Is, user client representatives (e.g. Hospital language services manager) and All Graduates translations project managers and interpreter coordinators. Video Remote Interpreting Self-Paced Course This is a self-paced online courseCost: FreeFor more information Ethics and Professionalism for Interpreters and Translators This […]

Education Centre Against Violence Workshop

Education Centre Against Violence (ECAV) are holding an Interpreting for People who Have Experienced Domestic & Family Violence workshop. Course Details Date: 8-9 September 2020 Time: 9am – 5pm Location: Online Description: Interpreting for people of migrant and refugee backgrounds who experience domestic and family violence can present particular challenges. The NSW Domestic Violence Death Review Team (2015) recommended that Interpreters be educated to understand the complexities and dynamics of domestic violence. Therefore, appropriately trained Interpreters are critical to help victims disclose and seek help for themselves and their children. Migrant and refugee women experience additional barriers such as those […]

PD | Foundations in Translating and Interpreting


Babel International College are holding a professional development Foundations in Translating and Interpreting sample lesson delivered by Heather Glass. Competence AUSIT Code of Ethics Principle 3 When did you last think how the principle of competence protects you and your clients? A translator or interpreter can decline or withdraw from an assignment for only two reasons, one of which is competence. Ethics workshops rarely address this important principle. Class Details 1730 – 20303 August 202015c/342 Albany Highway, Victoria Park, WA, 6100Register By: 31 July 2020Register Limited Seats Available, Registration is Essential For further details contact Babel International College 08 6243 […]

AUSIT Translation Competition

Expression of Interest The AUSIT Education Committee (AEC) invites Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from translation students and other individuals to participate in the 2020 AUSIT Translation Competition (LOTE into English), which is open for the Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, French, Korean and German languages. The AEC also invites EOIs from certified translators to be assessors in the competition. EOIs must be submitted online by 24 July 2020. Assessor Selection Criteria Must be an AUSIT member Must have a minimum of five-year experience in T&I Must be a NAATI certified translator in the language stream Responsibilities Select a LOTE text of 800-1000 words […]

PD | Polaron Language Services Webinars


Polaron Language Services are holding a series of professional development webinars for translators and interpreters. A Step By Step Guide To Create A Multilingual Glossary Thursday 23 July 2020Register here: Basics of Project Management For Translators and Interpreters Thursday 20 August 2020Register here: Best Practices to Protect Your Translation Data Thursday 17 September 2020Register here: […]

More Than Legal Words | Interpreting in Courts

Training for InterpretersInterpreting in Courts Interactive Virtual Event NSW Department of Communities and Justice and Legal Aid NSW in collaboration with NSW Local Courts is delivering an important virtual interactive training for interpreters who work in courts.  This interactive event will be an opportunity not only to understand how Local Courts work, but also to actively ask questions to major court officers. Panel members will include: Court Magistrate Local Court Registrar Legal Aid NSW Lawyer Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service Coordinator Professional Court Interpreter Date: Thursday 25th June 2020  Time: 12.30pm-2.30pm Venue: Online Webinar View the Flyer and/or Register Once you register […]

NAATI Offices

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Due to current COVID-19 restrictions and to protect the safety of our candidates, practitioners and staff, all NAATI offices are closed to the public until further notice. We are still operating, and you can get in touch with us at […]

EVAC Courses for Interpreters in 2020

The NSW Health Education Centre Against Violence (ECAV) will be holding four Professional Development courses throughout the year. There are 40 PD points recognised with each workshop. Interpreting for people who have experienced domestic and family violence Location: North Parramatta, NSWDate: 10-11 March 2020Applications Close: 11 February 2020Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMTrainers: Anna Kenny & Jussey VercoCourse Coordinator: Eva AdamkiewiczEmail: Interpreting for people who have experienced sexual assault Date: This is 2 day course delivered over 2 consecutive weeks on 3 June 2020 & 10 June 2020Applications Close: 5 May 2020Trainers: Anna Kenny Angie GehleLocation: North Parramatta, NSWCourse Coordinator: […]