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Sign language interpreter becomes symbol of New Zealand’s inclusive response to attack

March 23, 2019

New Zealand Sign Language is one of New Zealand’s three official languages, which also include English and Māori, the language spoken by New Zealand’s indigenous population. According to New Zealand’s human rights commission, individuals in New Zealand have the right […]

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A conversation between interpreters and Tribunal members : PD Event

March 23, 2019

When: 1 May 2019, Sydney Proudly hosted by the School of Humanities & Languages (Interpreting & Translation Program) A conversation between interpreters and Tribunal members This Symposium will offer a forum for open discussion between interpreters and tribunal members, with […]

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On audio-recorded presentations, Australian accents, and translated deaf selves

March 22, 2019

By: Annelies Kusters and Jemina Napier, 14 September 2018 Annelies: What do people think when they see a signing person on stage, and hear a simultaneous interpretation? On Thursday 6 September, I gave a keynote presentation at BAAL titled “Sign multilingual […]

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Shaping the future of disability policy for 2020 and beyond

March 21, 2019

The National Disability Strategy 2010-2020 is about creating a more inclusive society that enables Australians with disability to fulfil their potential as equal citizens. It is also the main way Australia implements the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in […]

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ASLIA Live: Did you know?

March 20, 2019

We now have an easily identifiable ASLIA Live image – indicating that a PD event will be live-streamed. This ASLIA Live Image means that you can access it from wherever you are and maintain your NAATI recertification points logbook with […]

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