Book: ASLIA Pioneer Interpreters: A time of transition from 1970 – 1990
History of the separation professionally of ‘Interpreter’ from ‘Welfare Worker’ and the formation of State Interpreter associations between 1970-1990 event based on the ‘ASLIA Pioneer Interpreters’ event held in early 2023.
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Video: ASLIA Pioneer Interpreters: A time of transition from 1970 – 1990 – (total video runtime: 2 hours 21 minutes)
Video highlights of the panels from each Australian State/Territory with representatives responding to questions about how they got into interpreting and/or welfare work and keynote presentations:
- The View From Below: Sign Language Interpreting in Australia 1970-1990, Dr. Breda Carty and Assoc. Professor Robert Adam (please note that due to technical issues at the time of recording, Robert is unable to be seen on the video with only a voice recording of the Auslan to English interpretation and captions accessible on the video)
- Towards Auslan (1970s & 1980s): A Personal History, Honorary Professor Trevor Johnston
- NAATI & Auslan Interpreting: A Brief History, Aurélie Sheehan and Jacob Wray (NAATI)