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National Conference

AUSIT National Conference,
NAGM & Jill Blewett Memorial Lecture 2018

  16 -17 November 2018
Venue: Flinders University, Adelaide

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National Events


Familiarisation with Another Two Medical Specialisations An Australia-wide Event for Interpreters and Translators

Date: Tuesday 26 June 2018
Time: 17:30pm - 20:30pm AEST
Location: VicDeaf, Level 3, 340 Albert Street, East Melbourne 3002
OR Live-streamed

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Webinar on Translator Ethics, by Associate Prof. Uldis Ozolins

  Tuesday 11 September 2018

Live-streamed: The comfort of your home or office

Participants will be provided with a link and all the required information to access the webinar before the event takes place. As well as a telephone/online support for technical issues throughout the webinar.

Webinar on subtitling by Dr Jing Han


Live-streamed: The comfort of your home or office

ACT Events 

More details of the following events in 2018 will be available closer to the dates 


Vicarious Trauma: Strengths and Challenges

Date: Saturday 30 June 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm AEST
Location:  CIT Bruce campus, Lecture theatre K107, Block K, Easthaugh Place Bruce ACT 2617

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Professional Networking Session
Date:  August

Branch AGM
Date:  September 15

Sharing Stories Project: Translation of Children's Literature
Date:  October

End of year celebration
Date:  December

SA / NT Events 

More details of the following events in 2018 will be available closer to the dates.

TRANSLATING THE LAW: Languages across legal systems

Date: Thursday 24 May 2018
EVENT CANCELED: Paid up registrants will be contacted 

Health interpreting / legal for T&I

Date: July 2018
Time: TBA
Location: TAFESA

Ethics (pre-AGM)

Date: September 2018
Time: TBA
Location: TAFESA

National Conference in Adelaide

Date: November 2018
Time: TBA
Location: Flinders University - Adelaide

WA Events 

More details of the following events in 2018 will be available closer to the dates 

Professional Discussion Group – Around the Fire
Theme: Your favourite book in translation - and why

Date: 23 June 3-5pm
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm 
Location:  TBC, Fremantlealcolm Justice Centre, 28 Barrack St, Perth 6000 


Foundations of Interpreting w/ Dave Deck

Date: 23-25 July
Time: 10am-3pm
Location:  Law Lecture Room 2, G07, Law School, UWA  

NAATI Chuchotage Training w/ Dave Deck

Date: TBC
Time: TBC
Location:  TBC 

Mental Health w/OMI

Date: 04 August
Time: TBC
Location:  Office of Multicultural Interests  

Induction to the T&I Profession
Workshop for Translators
Workshop for Interpreters

Date: 18 + 25 August
Time: 1-5pm
Location: Law Lecture Room 3, G05, Law School, UWA Hackett Drive, Crawley TBC @ UWA

AGM w/ Speaker

Date: 15 September
Time: 2-5 pmm
Location:  TBC, UWA Hackett Dve, Crawley  

Cyber Safety

Date: 20 October
Time: 2-5 pm
Location:  Law Moot Court, G06, Law Faculty, UWA Hackett Dve, Crawley  

AUSIT National Conferences

Date: 16/17 November
Time: TBC
Location:  Adelaide 

End of Year Dinner

Date: 14 December
Time: TBC
Location:  Court 42, David Malcolm Justice Centre, 28 Barrack St, Perth 6000 

 Vic / Tas

Professional Networking Sessions

Date: 10 May, 12 July, 13 September, 15 November 2018
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Beer deluxe in Federation Square
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Medical Specialisation  

Location: VicDeaf

Recommended National Standards for Working with Interpreters in Courts and Tribunals

Date: 13 July 2018
Time: 5:30pm – 8.30pm
Location: RMIT


Legal Translation

Date: 22 August 2018
Location: TBC

Branch AGM with Presentation

Date: September
Location: TBC

Mental Health Presentation

Date: October
Location: TBC

National Conference

Date: 16-17 November
Location: Adelaide

End of Year Lunch

Date: December
Location: TBC

International Events

NZSTI Annual Conference - Wellington, New Zealand, 26-27 May 2018
Communication and Superdiversity

At its 2018 Annual Conference in Wellington, the New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters wishes to explore various facets of communicating through translation and interpreting in today’s superdiverse environment: practical, technical, theoretical, philosophical or ethical and other aspects, together with opportunities and challenges.

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Interpreter Ethics (Amy Wang, Former Chair of AUSIT NSW)

Date: 18 August 2018
Time: 10.00-13.00
Location: Newcastle  

NSW Events

More details of the following events in 2018 will be available closer to the dates 

Regular Professional Networking Sessions
There will be regular monthly networking functions, please watch your emails for notices. 

2 Day Workshop - Conference Interpreting

Date: Saturday 30 June - Sunday 1 July 2018
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Location: Western Sydney University, Parramatta South Campus, Room: EA.1.03

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Fundamentals for Interpreters

Date:  Friday 29 June - Saturday 30 June & Monday 2 July 2018
Time: Friday: 9am to 4pm, Saturday: 9am to 4pm, Monday: 9am to 4pm
Location: UNSW Sydney, Kensington Campus,High St, Kensington , NSW 2052

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NSW Professional Networking Session

Date: Saturday 23 June 2018
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Location: Brimo's Cafe and restaurant, 5/215 Pitt St, Merrylands NSW 2160

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Translation of Official Documents (Mustapha Taibi, Western Sydney University)

Date: 7 July 2018
Time: 10.00 - 13.00
Location: Western Sydney, Bankstown Campus, Room 23.G.40




Webinar on Plain language in Public Services and in Community Translation (Eleanor Cornelius, Johannesburg University, & Harold Lesch, Stellenbosch University)
Webinar organised in collaboration with the International Community Translation Research Group.

Date: 8 December 2018
Location: Webinar  

QLD Events 

More details of the following events in 2018 will be available closer to the dates 

Queensland Chuchotage Workshop For Transitioning

Date: June

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Localisation, Transcreation and Copy Adaption

Date: 30 Saturday June

Time: Registration 1:30pm. Event 2-4:30pm

Location: Brisbane Square Library


Fundamentals for Interpreters

Date: Thursday 5 July - Saturday 7 July 2018
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm (Each Day)
Location: University of Queensland, 215 Gordon Greenwood Building, St Lucia, Room 32

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Metro South - Mental Health for Interpreters.

Date: 19th Thursday July

Time: 1:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: Lady Cilento Hospital

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Raising Bi-lingual Children and the Path to Translation

Date: TBC July

Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Social Media and the Freelancer – Friend or Foe or Both

Date: 28-Jul July 

Time: Registration 1:30pm. Event 2-4:30pm

Location: Brisbane Square Library

Interpreting and Working Effectively with Speech Pathologists

Date: 22 Wednesday August

Time: Registration 9:15am. Event 9:30am - 11:30am

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Date: 25 Saturday August

Time: Registration 1:30pm. Event 2-4:30pm

Location: Brisbane Square Library

Ethics for Translators TBC

Date: 22 Saturday September

Time: Registration 1:30pm. Event 2-4:30pm

Location: Brisbane Square Library

Translation Day

Date: 30 Sunday September

Time: TBC

Location: Location - Park TBC

Success Stories / Stories Worth Sharing

Date: 27 Saturday October

Time: Registration 1:30pm. Event 2-:304pm

Location: Brisbane Square Library

End of the year celebration

Date: TBC December

Time: Registration 1:30pm. Event 2-4:30pm

Location: Brisbane Square Library


External Events

ATO Small Business Workshops
The ATO offers free face-to-face workshops in a few states across Australia. The current schedule continues until the end of 2017-18 financial year.
If you would like to attend the ATO's 'Tax Essentials' and/or 'Record Keeping' workshops, you can click the links below and register your RSVP directly on Eventbrite.

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TAFESA Short Course: Professional Translating Skills

Date: 4 April to 6 June 2018
Time: Wednesdays from 1 - 4pm
Location: TAFESA, 120 Currie St, Adelaide SA 5000

Flyer & Registration

Wordfast Online Training Events

Date & Time: 22 and 24 May 2018, 6:00-8:00 PM AEST
Online course, consisting of self-paced content and 2 live sessions that will be recorded and accessible afterwards (total duration: approx. 6 hours).
Location: Webinar

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