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There are 7 ways you can contact NABS to book an Interpreter:
TTY: 1800 246 948
SMS: 0427 671
8am to 6pm Monday to Friday
NABS staff will see your booking
when they are in office from 8am to 6pm. Interpreters can be booked for any time.
What's new at NABS
It has been a busy year for NABS.
NABS had lots of bookings over winter. Thank you
for your patience.
NABS and NICSS will be closed on the public holidays over Christmas and
the New Year. You can see what days the office is closed in this newsletter.
You will also
see information on booking reminders, NICSS, NDIS workshops and events.
The NABS SMS number can only get text. If you want to use your smart phone to take a picture of appointment
details, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org
. Thank you.
IS NICSS AND HOW CAN I USE IT?
Do you have a non-medical appointment?
NABS is for private medical
If you want interpreter for work, financial, education, legal or other appointment
or meeting, you can contact NICSS.
is the National Interpreting and Communication Services. It is not free.
for more information.
NABS and NICSS are holding FREE NDIS workshops.
You can learn about:
What will change with the National Disability Insurance
How you can prepare for the NDIS
What NABS and NICSS can offer
Find out more information
about these workshops on the NABS website.
You can register online for FREE!
Upcoming workshop dates
EVENTS - IN THE COMMUNITY
Week of Deaf People
This year's National Week of Deaf People was held on October 15 to 21.
Hands and Hearts Fair
NABS was a sponsor of the Hands
and Hearts Fair in Toowong, Brisbane.
The fair was held on October 22. It had rides, food
National Auslan Conference
It was organised by Deaf Australia
and Australian Sign Language Interpreters' Association (ASLIA).
CHRISTMAS OPENING TIMES
Year closure dates
What days will NABS be closed for Christmas and the New Year?
Christmas Day (Dec 25)
Boxing Day (Dec 26)
Christmas Day holiday* (Dec
New Year's Day holiday* (Jan 2, 2017)
*An additional public
holiday will be added when Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year's Day falls on a weekend.
NABS office hours
Normal office hours will
start on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
NABS Office Hours: 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday
wishes you and your family a safe and happy Christmas break.
We look forward
to working with you in 2017.
The Team @ NABS