australia exports & ftas

The benefits of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)

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At 2M, we always encourage our export clients to tell us if they run into any issues or have challenges in doing business in a certain market or which particular market access benefits are most important to them. Free trade agreements are international treaties that reduce barriers to trade and investment. Australia has FTAs in […]

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XXI FIT World Congress 2017 in Brisbane

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The opening of the industry’s flagship event, the FIT World Congress, couldn’t have been more spectacular. All eyes were on stage where the South East Queensland Indigenous locals performed a breathtaking Welcome to Country spectacle and took over 800 international, interstate and Qld delegates to a journey through the sacred Aboriginal dances, songs and stories. […]

New NAATI certification system

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Improvements to NAATI Testing (INT) and the new NAATI certification system Through the INT Project NAATI will provide a new system of certification for translators and interpreters across a number of levels and specialisations. Once the new NAATI certification system is implemented the current system of accreditations and recognitions will cease. The industry standard will become certification […]

Seeking interpreters for research project on police interpreting

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NAATI accredited Arabic, Chinese and Spanish professional interpreters wanted, June – July 2017, Sydney Charles Sturt University and The University of New South Wales are inviting NAATI accredited Arabic, Chinese and Spanish professional interpreters to participate in an interpreting research project about the effectiveness of interpreted communication in police interviews. At 2M we are pleased to show our […]

2M interpreter to welcome French Richard Clayderman

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The Return of the “Prince of Romance“: world acclaimed Richard Clayderman, international best-selling recording artist and concert performer is touring for the first time in many years Australia during May and June 2017. He arrives in Brisbane next Monday and 2M is providing the interpreting during his stay including press conferences. The interpreter will be present […]

healthcare interpreters

Australian Healthcare Interpreters’ Role Expectations Survey

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2M is pleased to share this survey on Australian Healthcare Interpreters’ Role Expectations, designed by Emiliano Zucchi (Transcultural & Language Services (TALS) department at Northern Health in Melbourne) and professors Ineke Crezee (School of Languages & Culture at the Auckland University of Technology) and Shirley Jülich (School of Social Work at Massey University, Albany). The […]

Helping the Seasonal Worker Programme reach its target audience

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  2M recently completed a comprehensive project assisting the Australian Government bringing crucial information to participants of its Seasonal Worker Programme. The Seasonal Worker Programme is an initiative that provides Australian employers with reliable returning workers from Pacific Island countries and Timor-Leste to meet peak seasonal labour demands that are otherwise unmet by local Australian […]