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The Housing Authority recognises that its customers and tenants come from a range of backgrounds. All customers are entitled to a professional interpreter to assist them when interacting with the Housing Authority.

Housing Authority offices in the metropolitan area offer regular interpreting times as follows:

  • Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian
    Mirrabooka Office – Wednesday, 9.30am to 11.30am
  • Somalian
    Mirrabooka – Monday, 2.00pm to 4.00pm
    Cannington – Tuesday 12.00noon to 2.00pm
  • Vietnamese
    Mirrabooka – Monday, 10.00am to12.00noon
  • Farsi/Dari
    Mirrabooka – Tuesday, 10.00am to12.00noon
  • Khmer
    Victoria Park – Friday, 10.00am to 12.00noon

Alternatively, you can telephone WA Interpreters on (08) 9361 3284 to use an interpreter over the phone or to book an interpreter to attend an interview in person. You can also go into a Housing Authority office to arrange for an interpreter to assist you.

Housing Authority customers with hearing difficulties contact is via TTY on 9476 2446. If you require assistance with AUSLAN Interpreting for the Deaf contact the Deaf Society on (08) 9441 2677 or by accessing www.wadeaf.org.au