The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship supports training opportunities for Victorian interpreters and translators to improve the supply, quality and use of language services for Victorians. 

2016 Interpreter Scholarship Program

The Victorian Government is offering scholarships to students who are accepted into the 2016 Diploma of Interpreting or Advanced Diploma of Interpreting programs at RMIT University to study interpreting in one of the following languages:

Diploma of Interpreting


Hazaragi, Khmer, Rohingya, Samoan, Somali, Dinka


To find out more about the Diploma of Interpreting visit here


Download a copy of the Diploma of Interpreting - Scholarship guidelines here


Advanced Diploma of Interpreting


Maltese, Macedonian, Polish, Vietnamese, Dari, Tamil


To find out more about the Advanced Diploma of Interpreting visit here

Download a copy of the Advanced Diploma of Interpreting - Scholarship guidelines here


To register your Expression of Interest for a scholarship by 30 November 2015 visit here.

To be considered for a scholarship you must complete the RMIT University online Direct Application.

Information sessions


Information sessions will be held at RMIT University on the following dates.

Monday 5th October

5.30 – 6.30pm

Building 12, Level 10, Room 2


Friday 13th November

5.30 – 6.30pm

Building 80, Level 2,  Room 7


For a map of RMIT please visit here.

Professional Development Program for Translators and Interpreters

This Program is delivered by Monash University and offers training for experienced translators and interpreters, as well as an introductory course for aspiring interpreters.  These courses are open to all languages and are being offered in Melbourne, Ballarat, Geelong, Morwell and Wodonga between September 2014 and June 2016.

Find out more about this program

Events Calendar

  • 15 Oct

    Spoken Word Sessions at the Melbourne Festival

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  • 31 Oct

    Dances of Egypt

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  • 07 Nov

    Vodafest Czech and Slovak Festival

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  • 19 Sep

    UN International Day of Peace

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