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 Hello to Deaf and Hard of Hearing community! We, deafConnectEd and Vicdeaf, are excited to announce that we are hosting a mentor workshop over two days: 27th (Friday) &  28th (Saturday) April! Time &  location:  Friday: 5.30-8.30pm Saturday: 10am-1pm Melbourne Polytechnic Prahran K building, K430 The workshop will be in Auslan. The workshop is FREE as well! The workshop … Read more

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Dean and Pollard’s Demand Control Schema (DC-S) is one of a growing number of tools available to assist interpreters with ethical decision making in their professional practice. The model can be applied when planning for an interpreting booking, managing the many challenges that can arise during a booking, as well as when reflecting on an interpreting … Read more

  UPDATE – 22/01/2018   Hi all, Thank you for coming to the CABS Induction on Wednesday 17 January. Just an update on who to contact and how to register with each institute please see powerpoint. Induction PPT Jan 2018 Induction documentation and procedures for each RTO Box Hill and CAE Please contact DLO’s. Chisholm … Read more

Are you an Auslan interpreter with experience of interpreting in an adult English classroom? Auslan interpreters are well aware of the challenges of working between English and Auslan in educational settings, however few interpreters are as familiar with interpreting in an English classroom, such as the courses offered by the Adult Migrant English Program. There … Read more

deafConnectEd were successful in an application to the Victorian Government for funding to support recent migrants to Australia who are Deaf. We are delivering a course in 2018 which will include components of Auslan and English literacy. This will support Deaf migrants in accessing services and opportunities for vocational training and further education. We are … Read more

DeafConnectEd is excited to announce a new Educational Signbank project. After a successful pilot project in 2015 with automotive signs, the Victorian Government has awarded a small grant to research additional entries to Signbank, focusing on disciplines that are of high demand for deaf students in the VET sector. Hospitality is the first of three … Read more

  Australia’s biggest careers expo 2017 Expo Times Thursday 4 May and Friday 5 May, 9am-3pm Saturday 6 May and Sunday 7 May, 10am-4pm Auslan Interpreters will be provided only on Thursday 4 May, 9.30am – 1.30pm We are grateful to VCE and Careers Expo for their assistance with providing interpreters. RSVP: Seminar Program: … Read more

Interpreting in educational settings is incredibly rewarding but also challenging and that’s why we are offering 4 recently qualified interpreters the chance to get some individualised professional development and the support of an experience mentor. The Central Auslan Booking Service (CABS) mentor and coaching program will be tailored to meet the needs of participants and will include: … Read more

Do you know someone who has always wanted to learn Auslan but never known where to start? is the new website for people in Victoria who are interested in learning Auslan. Established by the Victorian Auslan Training Consortium (VATC) the site includes information about courses, links to online resources and a growing list of … Read more

Updated on 12 January 2017 Auslan interpreters! As you will be aware, the Central Auslan Booking Service (CABS) is government funded to provide a free booking service for TAFEs and other registered training organisations (RTOs) across Victoria. As CABS does not directly employ interpreters, interpreters are required to complete an induction and any employment-related paperwork with … Read more