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RESULTS: 8 ITEMS FOR CATEGORY Interpreting

Gunwinygu [gup] see all Gunwinygu
Source: Murray Garde/Land Rights News
An account from Murray Garde about language misunderstandings between government representatives and Kunwinjku-speaking Bininj people about township leasing at Gunbalanya leading to serious misrepresentation of the wishes of the community and traditional owners.
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Jaru [ddj] see all Jaru
Source: Mirima Dawang Woorlab-gerring Language and Culture Centre and Kimberley Language Resource Centre
Provides NAATI-accredited interpreters for Jaru, Kriol, Kija, Walmajarri and Kukatja languages. Interpreters are trained in areas such as law, health, social work, land claims, government, community affairs, business, tourism.
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Ngaanyatjarra [ntj] see all Ngaanyatjarra
Source: NPY Women
This page hosts a downlodable PDF document called Uti Kulintjaku: A compendium of words for talking about mental health. It includes terms in Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and Ngaanyatjarra, as well as translations from English into these languages.
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Pitjantjatjara [pjt] see all Pitjantjatjara
Source: NPY Women
This page hosts a downlodable PDF document called Uti Kulintjaku: A compendium of words for talking about mental health. It includes terms in Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and Ngaanyatjarra, as well as translations from English into these languages.
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Yankunytjatjara [kdd] see all Yankunytjatjara
Source: NPY Women
This page hosts a downlodable PDF document called Uti Kulintjaku: A compendium of words for talking about mental health. It includes terms in Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and Ngaanyatjarra, as well as translations from English into these languages.
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Yolngu [aus-x-yoq] see all Yolngu
Source: ARDS/Aboriginal Interpreter Service/North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency
A downloadable PDF containing detalled descriptions and translations of legal terms in plain English and in Yol?u Matha.
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Many languages or language not specified
Source: NT Department of Local Government and Community Services
The Aboriginal Interpreter Service (AIS) facilitates communication between service providers and Aboriginal people who do not speak English as a first language. The service has 300 registered interpreters covering more than 100 Aboriginal languages and dialects spoken in the Northern Territory. See also map and information about NT Aboriginal languages.
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Source: Aboriginal Interpreter Service NT / NT Government
The Aboriginal Interpreter Service (AIS) facilitates communication between service providers and Aboriginal people who do not speak English as a first language. The service has 300 registered interpreters covering more than 100 Aboriginal languages and dialects spoken in the Northern Territory. See also their map and information about NT Aboriginal languages.
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Source: SA Government
A policy document addressing provision and use of Aboriginal languages interpreting and translating services. The document proposes a whole-of-government framework based on principles such as the basic right of Aboriginal people to understand and be understood in their communications with government services, and the need for government to provide access to Aboriginal languages interpreters and translators to achieve this.
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Source: Commonwealth Ombudsman/Australian Government
A 2011 report on improving and expanding interpreting services through providing more interpreters, with better training and availability.
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