Call for contributors for ‘The Debrief’

January 22, 2019

Now that we have a blog name, and editors, we are looking for writers!

Do you have a topic you are passionate about? Something your friends know pushes all your buttons and gets you talking (I’m sure you do!). That is what we want!

This is a non-exhaustive list of topics you could write about:
– Allyship
– Intersectionality (Gender, LGBTQI)
– Self-care and wellbeing (stress, burnout, prevention)
– Speciality settings (sports/ legal/ mental health/ academic/ conference)
– Innovation (training, technology, service provision)
– Gatekeeping
– Community training and education
– Events
– Reviews of resources, books, videos
– Personal growth and feedback
– Networking (how, when, why)
– Deaf interpreters
– Reflective practice
– Rural, remote and international contexts
– Certification
– Research
– Ethics
– ‘Day in the life of’ – volunteer, educational interpreter etc.
– Supervision & mentoring
– Educational interpreting
– Professional landscape (NDIS; social service vs. business; impacts of new policies and change)

If your passion isn’t there, write about it anyway! Send in your ideas to

If you are NAATI qualified you can also gain PD points for contributing to the blog (NAATI PD points – 2.4 – 10 Points).

If you want more information about what’s involved, send us an email,

The blog website will be up and running in early 2019.

Warm regards,
De Brown and Dani Ferndale
The Debrief co-editors