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Government translation services in Australia

Government departments and agencies need a reliable, experienced and trusted translation provider. Ethnolink has been providing high-quality translation services in over 150 languages to federal, state and local government agencies since 2011. Better yet, we're also an approved supplier on multiple government panels.

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We're government translation experts

We've been working on multicultural communications campaigns for government departments and agencies since 2011. We understand your requirements and have documented systems and processes to help us to deliver high-quality, fit-for-purpose translations, each and every time.

You expect translations of the highest standard and that's exactly what we deliver. Our translation services are aligned with the Australian Government Language Services Guidelines. And better yet, did you know we even offer complimentary language and cultural advice on each and every project?

Translation services in over 150 languages

Australia is blessed with rich cultural diversity. In fact, 21% of Australians speak a language other than English at home. Government departments regularly need to translate important information for vulnerable communities who speak 'rare and emerging' languages, which may feel overwhelming.

That's why our translation services are available in 150 languages, to and from English. You can be confident that we can help you translate important government assets into the languages spoken in the Australian community. Whatever language you need, simply ask us.

Australian-based NAATI certified translators

NAATI is the credentialing authority for translators and interpreters in Australia. We work with experienced and professional Australian-based NAATI certified translators to ensure that the quality of the translations you receive exceed your expectations - every time.

We screen all of our translators to ensure that they have native proficiency in the target language, and that they have the experience and subject-matter expertise to ensure your translations are up to scratch.

We can translate any document — written, video & audio

Whether you need to translate a factsheet or brochure for the community, social media assets for a digital campaign, or parliamentary reports, our team can help. No matter the type of document that you need translated, we can deliver it for you in any format, and in any language.

We can even produce multilingual video and audio content for you.

Get in touch to discover how we can assist you with communicating with Australia's culturally diverse community.

Our capabilities

Multicultural communications is about a lot more than just translation. Whether you're looking for a partner to produce a multilingual government website or an in-language animated explainer video, we offer a full suite of services to enhance your government multilingual communications.

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Explore our case studies

We are proud to deliver high-quality translation services to Australian government departments, to assist in enhancing multicultural communication and social cohesion in Australia. Here are just some of the projects that we've delivered over the past 10 years.

National Disability Insurance Agency

Ethnolink collaborated with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to enhance accessibility and inclusivity by providing translation and typesetting services for their information webpages, Action Plan, and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Strategy. The project involved trans...

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Major Road Projects Victoria

Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV) partnered with Ethnolink to conduct a comprehensive study on the challenges faced by culturally and linguistically diverse communities regarding road projects in Victoria. The study aimed to understand how road projects impact multicultural communities and iden...

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Department of Families, Fairness, and Housing

The Department of Families, Fairness, and Housing engaged Ethnolink to conduct community consultation for a series of community profiles aimed at providing insights into multicultural communities in Victoria. The project sought to ensure the accuracy of information, cultural resonance and inclusi...

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Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

Ethnolink collaborated with the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations to enhance accessibility and awareness of their Self-Employment Assistance program. This initiative involved comprehensive research, community consultation, translation, and creation of culturally relevant videos and...

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eSafety Commissioner

Ethnolink collaborated with Little Rocket to create translated online animated video resources for eSafety Commissioner and First Nations communities. These videos aim to inform individuals how to deal with the different types of online abuse. Through professional translation and voice-over, the ...

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Women with Disabilities Australia

Ethnolink collaborated with Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA), a prominent not-for-profit organisation, to facilitate the translation of two Easy Read surveys into Kriol as spoken in the Northern Territory. The project aimed to enhance accessibility and inclusivity by making critical surve...

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Government translation FAQs

Absolutely. We are on several pre-approved government panels as a translation service supplier, both at a Federal government level and at state government levels.

Yes, we work with NAATI certified translators. In languages where NAATI does not provide credentialing, we work with experienced translators who make it through our vigorous vetting processes.

Absolutely. We do provide an expedited translation service for our government clients, because we understand that sometimes, some things just can't wait. Get in touch with us at your earliest convenience so that we can assist you promptly.

We provide our clients with several options for translation services, including the level of quality-assurance. We have budget options for instances where the general gist is appropriate, but also options that go through a more rigorous quality assurance process. Of course, we always recommend these options in the interests of producing the highest quality translation deliverables.

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