Organisations using TIS National interpreters

Who can I contact through TIS National?

TIS National provides interpreting services to a wide range of agencies and businesses throughout Australia.

More than 20 000 agencies, including the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, are registered with TIS National.

Some of our clients include: 

  • state and federal government departments

  • local councils

  • medical and health practitioners

  • pharmacies

  • utility companies

  • telecommunication companies

  • emergency services

  • legal services

  • settlement and community service providers.

Medical interpreting

General Practitioners (GPs) and medical specialists can access free interpreting services through TIS National 24 hours a day, every day of the year, when they're providing services that are:

  • claimable under Medicare

  • delivered in private practices

  • provided to non-English speakers who are Australian citizens, permanent residents, Temporary Humanitarian Stay (subclass 449); Temporary Humanitarian Concern (subclass 786); Temporary Protection (subclass 785); and Safe Haven Enterprise (subclass 790) visa holders.

If your GP or specialist is not registered with TIS National, ask them to visit the TIS National website to find out how to register.

Real estate agencies

Real estate agencies can access free phone interpreting services through TIS National to communicate with Australian citizens and permanent residents on a range of private residential property matters (rentals and sales).

View the list of real estate agencies registered with TIS National

Phone interpreting for pharmacies

Pharmacies can access free phone interpreting services through TIS National for the purpose of dispensing Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) medications.

View the list of pharmacies registered with TIS National