A new Aboriginal language interpreting app will be rolled out to every West Australian police officer in a bid to improve relations between the force and Indigenous communities.
The “Yarning” app allows officers to select from eight Aboriginal languages and play aloud key messages relating to issues including rights in custody and the COVID-19 pandemics Nadine Yousif.
It’s hoped it will improve understanding among Aboriginal people who do not speak English as their first language, particularly those in remote communities.
The app, developed with the assistance of Aboriginal Interpreting WAThe end of May., will be rolled out to all serving officers from TuesdayLarge organized gatherings.
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