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With over 5000 professional linguists worldwide (and growing), Lexigo is a Melbourne based, award-winning translation technology and proven language services provider.
Accurate and consistent translation across 96 languages means you can reach 138 new global markets, or local communities.
200+ language pairs
Powering communication in 96 languages for Melbourne household names and organisations.
From English-only content to translating in 10+ languages, Lexigo's tech-enabled approach gives ANZ scalable enterprise-level translation to rapid new market launches.
As one of Australia's 'big-4', ANZ operates globally and offers a range of commercial and retail banking services in a variety of languages.
Services that power multicultural Melbourne.
Our Melbourne team of translators cover 96 languages to ensure we can meet your translation requirements for business or personal.
As a full-service translation services providers, we power multicultural communication across a wide range of mediums and languages.
Web, apps and software
Adapt your website, app or software to engage with your audience's language and culture.
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Melbourne's desk top publishing and typesetting specialists by native professionals.
Speak powerfully and consistently to targeted markets, locally or globally.
Get your message heard by non-English speaking audiences in Melbourne and beyond.
Create powerful multimedia across 96 languages with subtitles, voice overs and more.
Build a successful team who understands how to communicate with multicultural Melbourne.
Solutions by sector
Professional translators with sector-specific knowledge and experience.
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Multicultural Melbourne: your business guide.
With a growing population comprised of people from all different cultures and backgrounds you, it can be difficult to know how to navigate the diverse landscape of Melbourne, Australia.
However, this multiculturalism is exactly what makes Melbourne such a fantastic city to visit and do business in.
Regularly ranked by the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Liveability Index as the most liveable city in the world, Melbourne is known for its diversity, safety, culture, and proud status as a UNESCO City of Literature. The city’s diverse population is partly due to the multiple waves of migration, beginning with European settlers coming in the 1830s, displacing the indigenous Kulin Nation.
In fact, the 2016 Census revealed that approximately 33% of Australians were not born in Australia. As the hub of multicultural events and experiences in the nation, the city is a popular destination for visitors from around the world.
Melbourne is the city of
Official written language
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Language in Melbourne.
With a population of approximately 4,936,349, Melbourne is the second-most populated city in Australia, and the most populated in the state of Victoria. As the home to almost 20% of Australia’s population, Melbourne is an important fixture to the nations business world.
Here are some fast facts about language in Melbourne from recent census data:
While English is the de facto national language, over 250 languages are spoken in Melburnian households. Among those most common are Greek, Italian, and Mandarin.
The majority of Australians born outside of Australia were born in England, New Zealand, China, India, and the Philippines.
The population of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders is approximately 650,000, or 2.8%. This is a .3% increase since 2011.
Australians born outside the country are most likely to live in New South Wales. Victoria (Melbourne's home state) is a close second with a 27.3% foreign-born to New South Wales' 34%.
Melbourne business tips.
Beyond using native Melburnian translators, there remains a breadth of information that can help you thrive in the Australian business world. Here are a few tips that will aid you in everything from casual conversation to large presentations.
While confidence is respected, being boastful about your achievements, education, or wealth should be completely avoided. Australians don’t appreciate any form of bragging. Being confident, yet humble, is the perfect balance to aim for.
Be prepared for enthusiastic conversations and debates among any Australians you’re working with. Aussies are enthusiastic in both speech and tone, matching this energy will help you communicate your thoughts to an Australian audience.
Australian business practices tend to be collaborative. This means that you should expect decision making processes to be slower, and that you should always be respectful of all employees you’re in communication with, no matter their position relative to yours.
Respect for Australia
Respect for Australia as a country is key to developing healthy relationships. While Australians are typically quite open to controversial discussions, any mocking or teasing of Australia is not worth the potential offence.
Australian humour tends to be cynical and teasing, all while being jovial and good-natured. While some of the humour may get lost in translation, it’s important to understand that it’s generally not meant to be mocking.
If you want more information about Australian slang, Nomads World has a fantastic beginners guide with 125 terms.
Unsure about doing business in Melbourne? This article will help you make an informed decision about whether or not the city is right for you and your business.
For more information on Melbourne as a city, abc.net has an article about Melbourne being named the worlds most liveable city.
tripsavvy.com has a really informative article that provides tons of great tips about doing business in Australia, including hand gestures, punctuality, and more.
Frequently Asked Questions.
Learn more about Melbourne and FAQ for Melbourne translation services.
Are there a lot of slang terms used in Melbourne?
Servo, which means gas station/service station
Arvo, which means afternoon
Bonza, which means excellent/good news
Crook, which means sick/upset
Corka/Corker, which means something is astounding
Are there neighbourhoods or precincts for my language and culture?
Does Australian spelling adhere to British English standards?
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