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Access to language services is more important than ever during COVID-19 restrictions

Access to language services is more important than ever during COVID-19 restrictions

Katherine Mechanicos - Friday, April 17, 2020

Since the announcement of early school closures for Victorian schools from 24th March 2020, schools have been working hard to keep parents informed about changes to normal school procedures and Department updates. Teachers have also been working on “Learning at Home” programs to support the child’s learning remotely and minimise the impact on the child’s learning.

To keep the virtual school community up to date with school matters and developments, including families from culturally...

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Interpreters on the frontline assisting Greg Mortimer cruise passengers return home

Interpreters on the frontline assisting Greg Mortimer cruise passengers return home

Katherine Mechanicos - Friday, April 17, 2020

As Australia remains in a State of Emergency due to COVID-19, LanguageLoop, Australia’s leading language service provider, has been working on the frontline with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) on a mercy flight carrying 112 Australian and New Zealand passengers who had been stranded on the Antarctic cruise ship, the Greg Mortimer, for two weeks.

The flight with a possible 70 COVID-19 infected passengers landed in Melbourne from...

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