Aboriginal Interpreter Service

Aboriginal Interpreter Service

The Aboriginal Interpreter Service (AIS) provides registered and professional Aboriginal interpreters. They are here to help to make sure your story is understood.

Meet our interpreters

The Aboriginal Interpreter Service has interpreters from all over the Northern Territory. We have interpreters based in Darwin, Katherine, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs as well as interpreters based in Indigenous communities.

AIS resources

View a list of resources to help you when communicating with Aboriginal people, from language tips and recording projects, to a map of the languages spoken across the NT.

Become an interpreter for the Aboriginal Interpreter Service

If you speak an Aboriginal language and English, have you ever thought about becoming an interpreter? It’s a rewarding job that can help make a real difference to the lives of Territorians. Find out how you can become an interpreter and download an application form.

Book an interpreter

You can book an Aboriginal language interpreter to work anytime - 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Interpreters offer on-site, telephone, video, scripting and recording services. They don't translate written documents. Find out how to book an interpreter.

Video and phone interpreting

You can book a phone or video interpreting session through the Aboriginal Interpreting Service. It is an alternative to face-to-face interpreting when an interpreter is not available in person.

Contact the Aboriginal Interpreter Service

Last updated: 20 February 2019