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Tip Tuesday: We provide resources to assist you and your clients

Created: 10 April 2018

TIS National provides a range of promotional materials to assist you and your clients to access our services. These promotional products are in electronic format for you to view, print or save immediately. Some promotional products are also available in hard-copy format on request using the promotional materials request form. Bridge the communication gap e-brochure   The Bridge the communication gap e-brochure provides general information about working with interpreters. A guide to services e-brochure The A...read more

What do I need to know about Working with Children Checks

Created: 22 August 2022

What is a Working with Children Check (WWCC)?  A WWCC (or its equivalent depending on the jurisdiction) provides a level of screening designed to protect children from possible harm perpetrated against them by workers. It is a legal requirement for workers to hold a valid WWCC before undertaking certain types of work involving children. The requirements currently differ from state to state. Why do I need a WWCC? It is a legal requirement for workers to hold a valid WWCC before undertaking designated types of...read more

Lorraine David

Lorraine David

Created: 31 January 2018

My lifelong mission has been to get people to correctly pronounce: deja-vu Moulin Rouge Boulogne nuclear. As a fifth-generation ‘dinki-di Aussie’ living in a small country town on the outskirts of Melbourne, from a very young age I somehow had a fascination for ‘foreigners, with different names and accents’. I have early memories of singing Volare along with Deano Martino on our car-battery powered radio. At a primary school fancy-dress ball, dressed...read more

Rosemary Kariuki

Rosemary Kariuki

Created: 27 October 2020

I arrived to Australia in 1999 at age 39, fleeing the inter-tribal conflict in my country Kenya where I grew up. At that time, I did not have any knowledge of how to integrate within the community I was living in. To rebuild my life I started to volunteer with various organisations. One of the volunteer organisations I co-founded was the African Women Dinner Dance. The group works with hundreds of mostly African women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. The dinner dance has since become...read more

Soryas and Rivas Khero

Soryas and Rivas Khero

Created: 16 February 2021

Siblings Soryas and Rivas Khero have recently joined a growing group of nationally certified Kurmanji Kurdish (alt Northern Kurdish/Ezdiki) interpreters on the TIS National panel. They gained their credentials with the assistance of the NSW scholarship program delivered by Multicultural NSW and have proven to be a very busy duo. TIS National is currently appointing interpreters in this language to our panel of language service providers to meet the growing demand for Kurmanji interpreters across the country. Kurdish...read more