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Showing items 81-90 of 144 results for "department of home affairs"

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 more

NGO application for the Free Interpreting Service form

Created: 23 February 2023

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, 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 ( more

Phone interpreting

Created: 17 February 2023

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 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. more

Becoming a TIS National interpreter

Created: 21 July 2022

TIS National interpreting assignments TIS National may offer you the following types of interpreting assignments: immediate and pre-booked phone assignments. video remote interpreting assignments on-site assignments Assignments depend on the requests we receive from our clients. The duration of assignments, the location of assignments and the type of client you are providing services to will vary depending on the request. See assignment information for more

Terms and Conditions of use for the Free Interpreting Service

Created: 05 April 2023

1. General 1.1 The Free Interpreting Service (FIS) is delivered by the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) on behalf of the Department of Home Affairs (the Department). 1.2 These Terms and Conditions apply to all clients who apply for, and are approved to use the FIS. They replace the previous Terms and conditions of the Free Interpreting Service for non-government organisations. Where an approved organisation or individual holds multiple FIS TIS National client codes, these Terms and more

Mona Jabbour

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Created: 23 May 2013

Mona has worked as an interpreter with TIS National since 1993. Mona speaks three languages fluently: Arabic, English and French. Over the years, she has observed a steady growth in demand for Arabic interpreting. Before migrating to Australia in 1984, Mona and her family lived in a prosperous area near Beirut, Lebanon. It was a difficult time. The country was at war and they lost everything in their town which was completely destroyed. ‘We felt we had been forced to leave our homeland. Migration is a big more

Said Mojab

Created: 06 June 2013

Said has been a contractor for TIS National since October 1999. He speaks eight languages: Dari, Hazaragi, Farsi, Pastu, Persian, Russian, Urdu and English. He is currently working on Christmas Island. Afghan roots Said is originally from Afghanistan. Born in Ghanzni, his family moved to Kabul when he was two years old. Said finished school in 1975 and enrolled in university where he completed a degree in civil engineering. After graduating he initially worked as a professor at the polytechnic but gave up more

Mercy Kyosiimye

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Created: 06 November 2017

My name is Mercy Kyosiimye and, like many African people, I have a diverse history. I was born in Kenya to a mother who was a refugee from civil strife created by the Idi Amin regime in Uganda. I resided there until my parents passed away when I was eight years old. With the help of the UN my mother had made arrangements for my sister and I to return to Uganda. Once we arrived we were accepted by Watoto, an organisation that looks after orphaned children. I grew up under their care and was educated until I more