People Project

Meet our interpreters and translators who each give a voice to others

Meet our interpreters and translators who each give a voice to others

Meagan Phillips - Wednesday, August 15, 2018


They come from different backgrounds and speak 160+ different languages.  They bring worlds of knowledge, and lifetimes of experience. 

Some have a gift for words, others have a gift for people. Many are highly educated. Some believe in service.

Some came to Australia with family. Some had no choice but to come alone. Some are refugees wanting to help others, others are retiring CEOs keeping busy with helping people.

They...

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Meet Ivy Baojin ZHAI

Meet Ivy Baojin ZHAI

Meagan Phillips - Tuesday, July 03, 2018


Meet Ivy Baojin
was introduced to the profession of interpretation from a young age, with both her parents working alongside Russian speaking clients and interpreters to assist in their wholesale and retail business for many years.

Born in the port city of Tianjin in China, Ivy made the move to Australia in 2009 with her family, and started a casual job...

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John Doan's Story

John Doan's Story

Jerun Terlaak - Thursday, June 07, 2018


John Doan has been making a difference as a language professional for 
27 years.

This is his story.

My name is John Doan and I was born in Vietnam.

The story of how I became an interpreter began in Galang Refugee Camp in Indonesia where I had arrived as a boat person a few days earlier. I saw a refugee boy dragged out of his barrack in front...

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