Interpreter Services

Publicly funded health interpreting services in Australia

Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) (Department of Immigration and Citizenship)

24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Fee free, rapid access service for GPs charging Medicare rebateable services. Prefer telephone interpreters, but can arrange face-to- face interpreters

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National Auslan Booking and Payment Service (sign language services)

Free booked service for GPs. Provides face-to-face and video use of interpreters

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Health Care Interpreter Service (NSW Health)

Illawarra: telephone 02 4274 4211

Shoalhaven: telephone 1800 247 272