GPs and Specialists in private practice have access to free interpreters for all Medicare eligible consultations. A free phone interpreter is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Put this sign in Practice Reception so that patients can point to the language they speak. Practice staff can then arrange an interpreter at no charge. Developed by Metro South Health, 2016.
Languages of the world – Use this list to assist you to identify which language your patient may require an interpreter for.
This program supports access to private allied health services by non-English speaking clients and ensure free interpreting services are available to AHPs working in private practice to communicate with non-English speaking clients.
Registered AHPs can receive FREE access to Immediate phone interpreting, Pre-booked phone interpreting and On-site interpreting.
The Australian Government Free Translation Service allows Australian citizens and permanent residents to translate personal documents.