Western Australian Language Services Policy 2020 (WALSP 2020)

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13 November 2020 at 05:00 pm, CitiPlace Community Centre, followed by a light supper and networking session – a MEMBERS ONLY event.


Professional Ethics and Conduct Issues in a COVIT-19 World

A Members only networking opportunity on 25 September 2020 to exchange experiences and discuss the many challenges encountered throughout the year.


Child Protection and Care

Interactive Professional Development Workshop for Interpreters

A WAITI – Legal Aid Joint Venture

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The WAITI AGM 2018/19 has been scheduled for 12 October 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at CitiPlace Community Centre. This is a MEMBERS ONLY event.

AGM formalities will be followed by a light lunch and networking session.


Translating Personal Documents for Official Use

Interactive Professional Development Workshop

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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Professional Development session for Interpreters

On 01 Dec 2018, a free PD session was organised by the Office of Multicultural Interests (OMI) in partnership with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), Department of Communities, Ethnic Disability Advocacy Centre, Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators (AUSIT) WA and Western Australian Institute of Translators and Interpreters (WAITI) with WAITI’s Vice President Khin Myo Myint participating as a Presenter, on behalf of the Institute.

The session covered information about the NDIS; important terminology and sensitivities and challenges for interpreters and service users alike.

Webinar Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)

WAITI Vice-President Khin Myo Myint was a copresenter at the RACGP Webinar on 05 December 2018, topic: ‘Optimising Outcomes When Working with Interpreters’ organised for General Practitioners accessing TIS services for their patients. The webinar was very well received as witnessed by feedback received (I would like to congratulate you and your team and the presenters for organising an excellent webinar on this very important topic. Please repeat.)

Diploma of Interpreting NMTAFE

North Metropolitan TAFE is planning to re-launch the Diploma of Interpreting (PSP50916) in July 2017 in a range of Languages other than English (LOTE).

Languages under consideration are: Arabic, Dinka, Greek, Hazaragi, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Oromo, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.

For further information visit www.northmetrotafe.wa.edu.au


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