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Hidden gems: Translators and interpreters in Australia play a critical if seldom seen role

By Jinhyun Cho, Senior Lecturer in Translation and Interpreting at Macquarie University, Macquarie University
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Is Australia an English-speaking country? The answer seems obvious.

Although Australia does not have an official language, English is so pervasive that a full life in Australia is virtually impossible if you’re unable to speak English.

However, census data show more than 20% of Australiansspeak languages other than English at home and over 300 languages are spoken in Australia.

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