ASLIA Vision and Goals

The Australian Sign Language Interpreters’ Association (ASLIA) is a volunteer, non-profit body and is the national peak organisation representing the needs and interests of Auslan/English interpreters and Deaf Interpreters in Australia.

The Association is comprised of an Executive Committee, a Representative Council and branches in most states and territories.

To lead and promote sign language interpreting across Australia

ASLIA is the peak body representing Auslan/English interpreters through:

Partnerships and engagement with ASLIA branches, members, practitioners and stakeholders.
Promoting and providing on-going professional development and best practice in Auslan/English interpreting.
Providing a professional framework, including a Code of Ethics, policies and guidelines.

ASLIA’s goals are to:
strengthen the position of ASLIA as the peak body representing Auslan/English interpreting in Australia
promote, maintain and enhance collaboration with ASLIA branches, members, practitioners and stakeholders
sustain and increase ASLIA’s financial position
provide a professional framework for Auslan/English interpreting
promote best practice in Auslan/English interpreting
support practitioners from special interest groups, and
be an effectively functioning organisation

ASLIA Strategic Plan 2011-2016

Download a copy of the ASLIA Strategic Plan