Interpreters

Submission Translating and Interpreting Sector Roundtable Discussion
Published: Dec 2014
A submission was forwarded to the Australian Government which sought advice on issues of national importance in relation to translating and interpreting services.
Submission Submission supports quality CALD language services
Published: Apr 2014
QCOSS has delivered a number of recommendations for the Queensland Government to consider as part of its Language Services Policy Review.
Media Release Still a Matter of Interpretation Report
Published: Oct 2012
Better access to interpreters for non-English speakers could provide longer term cost savings for Queensland says a report released today by the Queensland Accessing Interpreters Working Group.
Report Still a Matter of Interpretation Report
Published: Oct 2012
Still a Matter of Interpretation is the result of work undertaken by the Queensland Accessing Interpreters Working Group from 2010 to 2012. It provides a contemporary snapshot of the state of access to interpreters for culturally and linguistically diverse communities in four service areas in Queensland. The Working Group is convened by QCOSS.
Policy Paper Accessing Interpreters and Translators
Published: May 2011
Accessing qualified interpreters to communicate effectively with people who are not proficient or confident in English is part of an agency’s commitment to ensuring equitable access for all Queenslanders. Everyone has the right to full comprehension of information and service provided to them, as well as their rights and responsibilities.