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NAT Presents Lost In Translation: LGBTIQ+ Inclusion and Safety Training for Translators and Interpreters

  • 19 October 2023
  • 5:30 PM (AEDT)
  • 06 November 2023
  • 8:00 PM (AEDT)
  • Zoom Online Webinar
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AUSIT NAT Presents

Lost In Translation: LGBTIQ+ Inclusion and Safety Training for Translators and Interpreters

Webinar Via Zoom

  Thursday 19 October 2023 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm AEDT
Monday 6 November 2023 
- 5:30pm - 8:00pm AEDT


Join us for an insightful training session that aims to enhance your awareness and understanding of the diverse experiences and identities within the LGBTIQA+ community. The session will also equip you with the necessary knowledge and tools to provide accurate and respectful translation and interpreting services when working with LGBTIQA+ communities.
This training will cover:

  • An overview of gender-responsive communication;
  • Respectful and accurate LGBTIQA+ terminology;
  • Sensitive use of language for affirming communication on issues relating to LGBTIQA+ communities;
  • Safety practices to foster respect towards the LGBTIQA+ community;
  • Practical real-world scenarios of LGBTIQA+ community members accessing translation and interpreter services;
  • Tools and resources to further support you.

'Lost In Translation’ is delivered through AUSIT’s partnership with ACON. The delivery of this training has also been funded through Multicultural NSW’s Stronger Together Grants Program.

Training Details, select from the following dates,
each lasts 2.5 hours
Thursday, 19 October 5:30 - 8:00 PM AEDT
Monday, 6 November 5:30 - 8:00 PM AEDT

Please note that these are repeated one-off training sessions, you only need to register for one of them.

Biography - Candela Malizia

Candela Malizia is a conference and community interpreter who specialises in gender, communication and human rights, currently based on Yugambeh land (Gold Coast, Queensland). She is an active collaborator on RMIT's LGBTQIA+ glossary project, and has now partnered with AUSIT and ACON NSW to deliver their Lost in Translation workshop series on LGBTQIA+ awareness. Candela is passionate about language and multiculturalism as well as a fierce advocate for equity and human rights, and loves breaking down complex concepts into straightforward messages.

Joining the Webinar

The Zoom links for the webinar will be sent out one (1) day prior to the event. Please ensure you have downloaded the latest version of Zoom in preparation.

PD Logbook

Introductory PD.
Please  consult the NAATI Recertification Catalogue to allocate the relevant PD Points - downloadable from Some activities can be included under different categories, so please choose the most appropriate category for your recertification purposes.

Certificates and recordings

Certificates for PD purposes and copies of recordings (if available) may take approximately two (2) weeks to be released following the event.

This is a live webinar event and will not be recorded.


Multiple repeating sessions.
Please choose one from list above

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Zoom online Webinar


AUSIT Members - AUD 0

AUSIT Student Members - AUD 0

Members of ASLIA, NZSTI and associations that are FIT-ITF members - AUD 0


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