Supporting Diverse Seniors Rights

Elder abuse comes in many forms and can affect people from all walks of life. Research from Australia and overseas shows that up to 14% of older people may be experiencing elder abuse, but the real number could be much higher as it often goes underreported. To help prevent elder abuse, Seniors …

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The Top Trends of Translation and Interpreting

By Angelo Cerasiotis The uncertain times of the past two years have led to a large shift in the way language services providers operate. As the world around us changes, the ways in which we communicate evolve, too. No longer is face-to-face communication optimal or even possible so it is vital …

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Family Violence: The Other Pandemic

Domestic violence is the most frequent type of violence experienced by Australians. Sometimes called intimate partner violence, it’s a form of abuse when a family member, partner or ex-partner attempts to cause harm to another person. It can include physical, emotional and economic abuse, as …

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Co-Design: The Future of Translation?

By Hasara Liyanage The traditional translation process has always been quite linear. Once translated, your resource is distributed to your target audience and that’s the end of it. Very few multilingual resources in Australia are created with communities, for communities. So is there a better …

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From refugee to businesswoman

By Eva Hussain Have you ever been to Paris? Even if you haven’t, I’m sure you still know it fondly as the city of love. Yet my experience of Paris is not a memory filled with sparkling lights, romantic honeymoons or buttery croissants. It’s a story that I rarely tell. It’s a story of an […]

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Good Communication Practices in Uncertain Times

It is said that COVID-19 has changed our lives forever. Here in Australia, we have adapted to the new normal quite well, but like the virus, misinformation is highly contagious and can have disastrous consequences. This pandemic has exposed many systemic cracks in how we communicate, and there …

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The Dos and Don’ts of managing translation feedback

By Agata Dobrowolska Team Leader at Polaron Language Services For me, a translation is like a piece of art. There so many different ways to translate words, expressions or sentences. Translation is a creative pursuit that requires diligence and cooperation on everyone’s behalf. You might be …

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5 Essentials for Interpreting in Court Situations

Interpreting in court and legal settings is a highly specialised field. Interpreters must not only be proficient in their language pairs but also understand court procedures and legal jargon. Michael Corden, one of our NAATI accredited Yumplatok < > English translators and interpreters, …

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Translating into Luritja/Pintupi

At least 1,600 people speak Luritja/Pintupi as a first language and approximately 600 as a second language, mainly in the Northern Territory, making it one of the 160 Indigenous languages spoken in Australia at home. But are there any challenges when translating English content into this …

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