Dr Jim Hlavac

  • Dr Jim Hlavac is a NAATI accredited professional interpreter and translator and has worked as a freelancer in Europe and in Australia. His background also includes sociolinguistic research and language teaching and these two areas have contributed to his teaching in the Translation & Interpreting Studies Program where he has been working as a lecturer since 2011.

    Dr Jim Hlavac is a senior lecturer in the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics and the co-ordinator of APG 4816 ‘Theory and Practice of Interpreting’. He was part of the Working Party for the revision and redrafting of the AUSIT (Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators) Code of Ethics, and was a key member of the Working Party for the Improvements to NAATI (National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters) Testing project.