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Register a personal account with TIS National

Created: 21 April 2017

If you are a non-English speaker The majority of Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) services are free to non-English speaking clients. Generally the organisation you are contacting will accept TIS National charges and provide you with an interpreter to access their services. If you are a non-English speaker and need to access an interpreter, call 131 450 and tell the TIS National operator the language you need. Once the operator finds an available interpreter, tell the operator which organisation...read more

Amuthan Vethanayagam

Amuthan Vethanayagam

Created: 07 August 2017

I’m a Professionally accredited interpreter in Tamil. I have been working as an interpreter for TIS National for almost five years. I migrated to Australia from Sri Lanka to pursue my education. After completing my degree at Swinburne University in Melbourne, I started working in the Information Technology and Digital Media industry. In my spare time I like: watching movies reading technology related articles photography adventure activities working on IT projects that have scope for user...read more

Jolanta Sieradzki

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Created: 28 September 2017

I was born in Poland during the time of communism. The country was being rebuilt after the damages of the Second World War. There were many challenges and lack of opportunities, especially for young people. I was inspired as a child by the life of my father. He experienced a more peaceful and happy life while he worked and lived in England for 12 years, so when the opportunity presented itself to study while learning to become an accountant, I was very happy. A new language as well as experiencing another culture...read more

TIS Online for interpreters

Created: 20 July 2022

TIS Online is an automated booking tool which allows our interpreters to accept, manage and monitor all of their TIS National pre-booked, video remote and on-site interpreter bookings online. 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 can log in to accept jobs whenever it’s convenient for you. Stay connected wherever you go: TIS Online works on mobile devices, allowing...read more

Free Interpreting Service for real estate agencies

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. Real estate agencies can access the Free Interpreting Service to discuss any private residential property matters with their clients. Why real estate agencies 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. Real estate agents are obliged...read more

Free Interpreting Service for parliamentarians

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. Parliamentarians and their staff can access the Free Interpreting Service to communicate with constituents. Why parliamentarians 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. As elected representatives, parliamentarians have a duty to...read more

NGO application for the Free Interpreting Service form

Created: 15 October 2021

The Free Interpreting Service aims to provide equitable access to key services for people with limited or no English language proficiency. TIS National delivers the Free Interpreting Service on behalf of the Australian Government. Non-government organisations (NGOs) can use the Free Interpreting Service to provide approved casework or emergency services that are essential to economic or social participation. This includes services that manage issues arising from health conditions, housing, employment, personal...read more

Register for a TIS National client code

Created: 21 July 2022

To register for TIS National services, including fee paying and commonwealth funded services, please complete the online form below. Eligible non-government organisations wanting to apply for free services should complete the non-government organisations' application for the Free Interpreting Service form. TIS National will email you your client code as soon as possible. The following categories of agency clients should complete this form to register for TIS National services: Medical practitioners (including...read more

Phone interpreting

Created: 20 July 2022

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 ...read more

Languages available through TIS National

Created: 21 May 2021

Last reviewed: 02/03/2022  This list displays language services currently available through TIS National. As TIS National continuously recruits interpreters in new languages, we will update this list as new language services become available. Please ensure you check this page for the most up-to-date language services available through TIS National. More information on TIS National’s language listing policy, including factors we consider when naming languages in our language list, can be found here. ...read more