Eligibility checklist - who can be nominated? – Please ensure you have checked this!
Interpreter has NAATI accreditation
Deaf interpreter has equivalent qualifications or recognition; they must have completed either an accredited Deaf Interpreter training course from a Recognised Training Organisation (RTO) e.g. TAFE; and/or have achieved accreditation through the NABS/ASLIA DRI Certification process
Interpreter has been a financial member of ASLIA during the entire period of 1 January – 31 December, 2013
Interpreter has been working as an interpreter during January – December 2013
This nomination specifically relates to the interpreter’s outstanding performance relevant to interpreting in the 2013 calendar year – Jan 2013 to Dec 2013 only.
This nomination specifically relates to a business or organisation that operates in Queensland that has systematically provided interpreters for clients and / or employees; or has consistently supported the needs and interests of interpreters in the 2013 calendar year – Jan 2013 to Dec 2013
The nominated interpreter has their primary residence in Australia and/or is permanent resident of Australia
If a nomination does not satisfy these criteria, then it will be ruled invalid. However, if you are not sure if an individual/organisation does satisfy these criteria, you are encouraged to complete the nomination anyway
Deadline and judging
Nominations must be received by Monday 14th April 2014
The Judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Your nomination is judged by three individuals who are involved in either the interpreting or deaf communities
The judging panel may not know the person you are nominating, your organisation or the work you are talking about. Please take care to explain your comments clearly.
The panel can only judge on the nomination only not on their prior knowledge of the person.
The nomination is judged on the information provided. There is no further research into the nomination.
Guidelines for completing the Nomination Form:
After completing the form, save to PDF format if possible and email completed form to: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject heading: “Confidential Awards Nomination”
Post to: ASLIA QLD, c/- PO Box 465, Moorooka QLD 4105- Write on back of envelope: “Confidential Awards Nomination””
Who can fill out the nomination form?
an agency for whom you work or have worked
an end-user or client (this may include a company, body, organisation or individual)
All nominations MUST be completed using the correct nomination forms.
You can nominate an individual for multiple awards, but each nomination must be on a separate nomination form.
Auslan Submissions may be accepted by submitting a DVD/video/USB WITH this form. If you are submitting a nomination in Auslan (on DVD/video/USB), then each nomination must be on a separate DVD/video/USB.