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Showing items 21-30 of 150 results for "department of home affairs"

What is Illegal Maritime Arrival interpreting

Created: 04 October 2013

Illegal Maritime Arrival (IMA) interpreting involves interpreters attending immigration detention facilities and regional processing centres on request from the Department of Home Affairs, to provide interpreting services to assist with the IMA response....read more

History of TIS National

Created: 30 November 2015

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) has a long history of providing language services in Australia. Commonwealth translating services began in 1947 as a result of the post-World War II migration program. As new migrants settled in Australia the need for language services emerged. In response, the Red Cross and the Commonwealth government began performing translation functions to fill this need. These services were consolidated into the Commonwealth government language services in December...read more

About TIS National

Created: 28 January 2021

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is an interpreting service provided by the Department of Home Affairs for people who do not speak English and for agencies and businesses that need to communicate with their non-English speaking clients. TIS National has: more than 50 years' experience in language services access to more than 3000 contracted interpreters across Australia access to interpreters speaking more than 160 languages. We provide: ...read more

ATIS application form

Created: 06 June 2013

ATIS is an automated voice-prompted immediate telephone interpreting service. ATIS is a service for agency clients to access an interpreter in high demand languages without assistance from a TIS National operator. If you already have a TIS National client code you may be able to apply for access to ATIS by completing the form below. The use of this ATIS account may incur service charges if used to access interpreting services. Please refer to the TIS National interpreting service charges for a schedule of GST...read more

Information for current TIS National interpreters

Created: 21 April 2017

A range of resources are available to support and assist current TIS National interpreters in their work. Assignment information for interpreters Find information about completing phone, on-site and Illegal Maritime Arrival interpreting assignments with TIS National. Interpreter support and resources Find out about the support and resources we provide for our interpreters. Frequently Asked Questions Can’t find what you are looking for? View our Frequently Asked Questions for interpreters to find what...read more

Subscribe for updates

Created: 11 July 2013

If you would like to be added to the subscribers list for e-communications from TIS National please complete the online form below. TIS National is collecting this information so that we can send you: service updates newsletters new service offerings. This may include email or SMS communications. We will only use this information to send you electronic communications that you may find interesting or useful when using TIS National services. In accordance with the Spam...read more

Find out if you are eligible for the Free Interpreting Service

Created: 06 June 2013

Use this calculator to find out if you are eligible for the Free Interpreting Service This calculator will give you an indication if your organisation might be eligible for free interpreting through TIS National and how to register for TIS National services depending on what category your organisation falls into. This is not an application for the Free Interpreting Service, but it will give you instructions on how to apply for the Free Interpreting Service if you are found to be eligible. The outcome of this...read more

Ordering TIS National promotional materials

Created: 06 June 2013

Some TIS National promotional materials are available in hard copy. To request TIS National promotional materials to be sent to you in hard copy, please complete and submit the form below. We do not stock large quantities of these materials so we may not be able to send you the quantity requested. If you have not received materials within 7-10 days of sending your request contact the TIS National Client Liaison team. If you would like to download and print any of our promotional materials you can do so through...read more

Document Translations

Created: 06 June 2013

Free document translations The Free Translating Service is provided to people settling permanently in Australia, to support participation in employment, education and community engagement. Permanent residents and select temporary or provisional visa holders are able to have up to ten eligible documents translated into English, within the first two years of their eligible visa grant date. Further information is available on the Free Translating website or by contacting the Free Translating Service helpdesk....read more