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Supreme Court of Tasmania – Symposium on Working with Interpreters

***** Registrations closing soon ******

 SUPREME COURT OF TASMANIA : SYMPOSIUM ON WORKING WITH INTERPRETERS

   THURSDAY 23 AUGUST 2018  (5-8 pm)

Seats are still available for the Supreme Court of Tasmania’s symposium to be held on Thursday 23 August 2018  (5-8 pm) to raise awareness of the Recommended National Standards on Working with Interpreters recently published by the Judicial Council on Cultural Diversity.

The symposium will provide a forum for presentations by expert guest speakers on the content of the National Standards, a panel discussion about the implementation of the standards and the challenges ahead, as well as a toolkit of practical information.  The symposium will bring together the judiciary, court staff, interpreters, the legal profession and related agencies for collaborative discussion.

The symposium will be held at the Hobart Supreme Court and be accessible by videolink from Launceston Supreme Court and Burnie Supreme Court.

Practitioners are encouraged to attend in order to gain an understanding of the roles, duties and obligations of interpreters, as well as practical advice on how to work effectively with interpreters.

The symposium qualifies for 2 CPD points.  There is no registration fee.  The Program can be viewed here

To register for the event, please send an email to Rsvp.SupremeCourt@supremecourt.tas.gov.au .  Please indicate if you will be attending in person or by videolink.