GP talking to patient in consult room

Free Interpreting Service for GPs and Medical Specialists

General Practitioners and approved Medical Specialists can access the Free Interpreting Service through TIS National when delivering Medicare rebateable services in private practice to anyone with a Medicare card. Working with professional interpreters is essential to ensuring medical practitioners are able to communicate effectively with their patients and are protected from professional risk.

The service is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year. To access this free service complete the client registration form. For more information contact TIS National Language Policy Liaison team on tis.lpl@border.gov.au or by calling 1300 575 847.