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Showing items 91-100 of 145 results for "department of home affairs"

Hoa Nguyen

Created: 02 February 2017

Passion to help her community 'I started interpreting to help my Vietnamese community when I was about 20 years’ old. I am still doing it for the love of it, not for the money.’ Hoa used passion and persistence to achieve National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) accreditation. She is qualified to interpret and help her community as both an interpreter and a registered nurse. Journey to become a NAATI qualified interpreter Hoa started interpreting as an unofficial volunteer assistant...read more

Free Interpreting Service for private medical practitioners

Created: 21 August 2020

  The Free Interpreting Service aims to provide equitable access to key services for people with limited or no English language proficiency. Private medical practitioners can access the Free Interpreting Service to provide Medicare rebateable services to anyone in Australia who has a Medicare card. Why medical practitioners use interpreters Australia has a rich cultural diversity. The 2016 census revealed that Australians were born in almost 200 different countries and speak more than 300 languages. Medical...read more

Free Interpreting Service for local government authorities

Created: 19 December 2019

  The Free Interpreting Service aims to provide equitable access to key services for people with limited or no English language proficiency. Local government authorities (also known as councils, cities or shires) can access the Free Interpreting Service to communicate about most local government services. Why local government authorities use interpreters Australia has a rich cultural diversity. The 2016 Census revealed that Australians were born in almost 200 different countries and speak more than 300 languages. Local...read more

Free Interpreting Service for trade unions

Created: 19 December 2019

 The Free Interpreting Service aims to provide equitable access to key services for people with limited or no English language proficiency. Trade unions can access the Free Interpreting Service to assist workers to access support and advice. Why trade unions use interpreters Australia has a rich cultural diversity. The 2016 census revealed that Australians were born in almost 200 different countries and speak more than 300 languages. Trade unions represent the interests of their members and help them...read more

Free Interpreting Service general information

Created: 19 December 2019

The Free Interpreting Service aims to provide equitable access to key services for people with limited or no English language proficiency. Eligibility The following groups can access the Free Interpreting Service: Medical practitioners: when delivering Medicare rebateable services in private practice. Nurses, reception and other practice support staff can also access the service when working with the registered medical practitioner. Pharmacies: to provide community pharmacy services. ...read more

Free Interpreting Service for non-government organisations

Created: 04 November 2021

  The Free Interpreting Service aims to provide equitable access to key services for people with limited or no English language proficiency. Non-government organisations can access the Free Interpreting Service to provide approved casework and emergency services, where the organisation does not receive substantial government funding to provide these services. Why non-government organisations use interpreters Australia has a rich cultural diversity. The 2016 census revealed that Australians were born in almost...read more

Automated Telephone Interpreting Service (ATIS)

Created: 16 February 2021

ATIS is an automated immediate interpreting service for agency clients who need to access a phone interpreter. ATIS allows you to immediately communicate with your non-English speaking client with a phone interpreter, without having to call the TIS National Contact Centre for operator-assisted interpreter allocation. Previously available in 18 languages, ATIS is now available in over 50 languages. Why use ATIS? Direct access to an immediate phone interpreter. Save time by avoiding lengthy call wait...read more

Language credentials available

Created: 21 September 2021

TIS National adheres to the TIS National Allocation Policy when allocating an interpreter to your booking. You may wish to specify your preferred credential level when making your pre-booked phone or on-site interpreter bookings. Credentials from the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) are the only qualifications officially accepted for the interpreting profession in Australia. There are three main levels of interpreter credentials available through NAATI: Certified...read more

Privacy Notice

Created: 15 December 2022

The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) requires the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) to notify an individual of certain matters when it collects personal information about them. This is your notification of those matters. What does the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) do? TIS National is an interpreting service provided by the Department. TIS National provides language services for people who do not speak English and for agencies and businesses that need to communicate with their...read more

Terms and Conditions for Bookings

Created: 15 December 2022

1. Application of these Terms and Conditions for Bookings 1.1. The following terms and conditions (‘Terms and Conditions for Bookings’) apply when You make a booking for the use of TIS National Services. 1.2. These Terms and Conditions for Bookings form part of, and apply in addition to, the General Terms and Conditions of Use and the Website Terms and Conditions. 1.3. By making a booking request for any TIS National Services, in any manner, including via Your TIS Online Account, You acknowledge You have read...read more