The Missing Women in Translation

Something somehow seems to happen to the number of women in translation. It’s not something that’s easy to put your finger on, but the numbers speak for themselves. Only about a quarter of female writers see their translated material published. And that’s even taking into account the fact that the Read More

Happy Earth Day From The Migration Translators!

  Coming up soon on the 22nd April 2016 is the World’s 46th Earth Day! The Migration Translators’ staff will be celebrating the day, both individually and together by either walking or cycling to work or using sustainable transport. They welcome you to think about the meaning of Earth Day and Read More

Press Release Translations are Best Left to Professional Translators

Press releases have become an integral part of marketing. They are best left for original messages, changes in business practice, special deals and release of new products. But for many businesses, press releases are a means by which the company’s profile is kept as visible as possible. Businesses are much Read More

Turning the Tide: Focus on Women in Translation

It has been noted already that when it comes to translated literature, there is a preponderance of male writers getting their work published, even if what they have written has been translated by women translators. Now, a small number of publishing companies are keen to turn the tide and promote women Read More

Brief Guide to Melbourne Over Easter

If you are thinking about visiting Australia around Easter, consider Melbourne. It will be packed full of things to do and see and many restaurants, shops and other services will stay open over the long weekend between the 14th and 17th April. As Melbourne is a Mecca for foreign visitors Read More

Is Australia a dangerous country?

If you have been offered a job and qualify to work in Australia, you have been offered permanent residency on the basis of your skills, or you have a large sum of money and are thinking of migrating to Australia in the business category, you will be choosing to live Read More

Engineer Credentials for Australia

There are many good, highly qualified engineers of all types around the world and some of them may be thinking about a move to Australia, where there is a constant demand for them. Whether you are thinking about a short term work contract or migrating permanently to Australia, there are Read More

Facebook is a Universal Language Learning Machine!

Do you use Facebook? Probably! Around 900 million people use Facebook on a regular basis around the world in a plethora of different languages. It’s not just all those boring daily quips from people who are really not doing anything interesting at all that often clog up your own Facebook Read More

Is There an Official Language in Australia?

The short answer is that there is no official language in Australia, but in reality the situation is a little more complex. For all official documents which are needed to support a government application such as a visa or citizenship application, these must be in English. If the original documents Read More

Bad Valentine’s Day Mistakes in Translation

Valentine’s Day is just one of those days in the year that exerts remarkable pressure on people particularly those who are seeking out love which is often for the 1st time. Those who see Valentine’s Day as an important event try hard to rehearse the best phrases to use when Read More

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