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 […]

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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 […]

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Making accessible Word documents

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No clear thinking organisation would deliberately exclude potential clients or customers. Yet if you aren’t providing your audience with accessible Word documents, you may be doing exactly that. For some organisations, particularly government bodies, making their information accessible is a legislative requirement. Even when it’s not, there’s significant risk of reputation damage in failing to […]

Driving Innovation – German Australian Chamber of Industry & Commerce NY Reception

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The QLD Chapter of the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce invited its valued members and associates to kick off an exciting year of events and attend a special New Year’s Reception at the Queensland Museum. 2M CEO Tea Dietterich sits on the Executive of the QLD Chapter and is excited to be back in […]

Sports interpreting and Brisbane Global Rugby Tens

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Our River City Brisbane is not only host to high profile international political events like G20 but also attracts prime sporting events from tennis tournaments like ATP Brisbane to the AFC Soccer Asian Cup where sports interpreting comes into play. Last weekend saw Brisbane become the centre of the rugby world through the first edition […]