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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

ATIS video

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. ATIS is available in over 50 languages. Why use ATIS? Direct access to an immediate phone interpreter. Save time by avoiding lengthy call wait times during peak times. Available...read more

Mayssa Powell

Mayssa Powell

Created: 27 November 2017

I regard myself as a bit of a ‘liquorice allsort': I am Turkish by descent, Lebanese by birth, Arab by race, Syrian by decree, British by marriage, and Aussie by choice. I was born in Lebanon to parents of Lebanese and Syrian descent. My native language is Arabic, and I also speak English and French. I spent most of my life in Syria and Lebanon and worked at an International Agricultural Centre where scientists from 32 different countries worked. This was my first real appreciation of different cultures, and...read more

TIS Online for interpreters

Created: 18 November 2015

TIS Online is an automated booking tool which allows our agency clients to request, manage and monitor all of their TIS National on-site interpreter bookings online and allows our interpreters to select the jobs they would like to complete. Watch a short video about TIS Online Download the Word version of the TIS Online video transcript There are a range of benefits to using TIS Online: Never miss a job offer: All jobs are posted to all interpreters who meet the requirements of the job, meaning you...read more

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

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

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

Terms and conditions for bookings and services

Created: 15 May 2018

1. Application of these terms and conditions for bookings and services 1.1. The following terms and conditions (terms and conditions for bookings and services) apply where you make a booking for the use of TIS National Services. 1.2. By making a booking request using the online form provided on the website or by using your Account or otherwise, you acknowledge you have read these Terms and conditions for bookings and services and agree to be bound by them. 1.3. These Terms and conditions for bookings and services...read more

Phone interpreting

Created: 15 May 2017

TIS National offers two types of phone interpreting services: Immediate phone interpreting. Pre-booked phone interpreting. Immediate phone interpreting is available 24 hours, every day of the year for agency clients and non-English speakers who need to use an interpreter over the phone. If you need to schedule a phone interpreter in advance, please use our pre-booked phone interpreting service.  Immediate phone interpreting Pre-booked...read more