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Autumn Newsletter 2015

Merie Spring tells how NABS has helped bridge the communication gap

  I was employed before NABS was up and running.  I was asked to start developing the interpreter database as I had interpreter contacts around Australia due to my involvement with ASLIA (at a state and national level), NAATI (I was an examiner for many years and the Chair for NAATI's Regional Advisory Committee here in Quee...

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Liz Temple tells her story of interpreting in the Northern Territory

  I started work for NABS as a freelance Interpreter. In 2009, I joined NABS as a professional Interpreter to improve the resources available to the Deaf community in the Northern Territory. I was drawn to the role because of the variety of work and the opportunity to develop a wider skill-set with respect to inter...

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Keri Gilbert reflects on ten years with NABS

  I started work with NABS in October 2004. NABS was actually launched in January 2005. We had approximately three months to get it up and running after Wesley Mission Brisbane (WMB) won the tender to auspice NABS.

I was drawn to the role because I saw an opportunity to provide a different kind of service to Deaf people.&nbs...

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Ali Dowl shares her story on helping the Deaf Community in Tasmania

  I initially started work for NABS as a casual Interpreter in Melbourne, before taking on a full-time role in Tasmania at the end of 2008. The thing that drew me to the role was the chance to return to my home state, Tasmania, and interpret for the Deaf community here. As a smaller community and Island, I have a diverse range of...

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