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Senior Migration Agent with 18 years' experience

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Book a Phone Consultation

Instantly book a 20 min phone consultation with a Senior Registered Migration Agent, Michelle Firth.    We will discuss the key aspects of your matter and address any concerns you may have.  We will give you a clear explanation of your visa options and an honest appraisal of your chances…

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Employer Sponsorship

At Australian Visa Group we understand the urgency to get the right personnel working in your business.   When you are considering employing overseas workers in Australia, you want the right advice, your applications given thorough consideration and to have easy and direct access to your dedicated migration agent.   At…

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Skilled Migration

If you have the skills and qualifications in demand in Australia, you may be able to gain residency without employer sponsorship.   Our migration agent has over 18 years’ experience.   We can assist you with an initial visa eligibility assessment, formal skill assessment, state sponsorship applications, lodging your Expression of…

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Family Sponsorship

Family sponsorship is one of the most rewarding areas of our work.  We have helped many family members reunite under the family sponsorship migration stream.     Our Migration Agents have experience in all family migration categories including Partner, Parent and Child. Family Sponsorship Categories Family sponsorship migrants are selected on…

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Who We Are

Australian Registered Migration Agent with offices across Australia including SydneyMelbourne and Perth. Australian Visa Group was established in 2007.  Company Owner and  Principal Visa Agent, Michelle Firth, has over 18 years’ experience.  We are an Australian migration agency specialising in Skilled, Employer Sponsored and Family migration.

Principal Visa Agent

Migration Agent, Visa Agent, Michelle Firth


Michelle Firth

Migration Agent for over 18 years
Became a Registered Migration Agent in 2000 after completing studies in Immigration Law at Victoria University. Graduate Certificate in Migration Law and Practice from Murdoch University, Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from the University of Western Australia,  Migration Agent Registration Number 0636086 & 0006808



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Start your Migration Journey

The application process starts with a 20 min Phone Consultation.   Our Visa Agent will take the time to understand your current situation and future goals.   We will discuss the key aspects of your matter and address any concerns you may have.  We will give you a clear explanation of your visa options and an honest appraisal of your chances of success.  If you are looking for a Migration Agent Sydney,  Migration Agent Melbourne or Migration Agent Perth then we invite you to contact our office.

Phone:  1800 875 285

International:  +61 (0)8 9203 5194


Office Locations

All appointments at our office locations must be booked in advance.  To ensure we are able to assist you with your application please book an phone consultation first.

Phone toll free:  1800 875 285

International:      +61 (0)8 9203 5194

Migration Agent Sydney

Our Sydney office is located near the Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay.  We are a short 1 minute walk from Circular Quay train station, 2 minute walk to Circular Quay bus terminal  and if you are arriving by ferry a 1 minute walk from Circular Quay wharf.  Read our reviews to see why we are the Best Migration Agent Sydney.

36/1 Macquarie Pl
Sydney NSW 2000



Migration Agent Melbourne

Our Melbourne office is located at 101 Collins Street.  Our office conveniently has it’s own tram stop (right outside our building).  We are also a short 5 minute walk from Flinders Street and Parliament Street train stations.  Read our reviews to see why we are the Best Migration Agent Melbourne.

101 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000


Migration Agent Perth

Australian Visa Group has an office on St Georges Terrace in the Perth CBD.  We are located a short 4 minute walk from the Elizabeth Quay bus station, Elizabeth Quay train station and Perth Underground.   Read our reviews to see why we are the Best Migration Agent Perth.

AMP Tower
28/140 St Georges Terrace
PERTH  WA  6000



Corporate Migration Services

Australian Visa Group provides accurate migration advice and manages a range of visa applications to ensure our clients obtain their Australian residency.  Our Visa Agents conduct detailed assessments against various Australian visas, selecting a pathway that offers applicants the highest chance of success in the most time efficient and cost effective manner.

We assist employers recruit from the international labour market by obtaining Standard Business Sponsorship approval,  negotiating Labour Agreements, submitting nominations and visa applications.  Our Visa Agent will ensure the employment of foreign workers in Australia is a simple and stress free experience. We help our clients understand and operate in compliance with Australian migration law.

At Australian Visa Group we understand the urgency to get the right personnel working in your business. You want the right advice, your applications given thorough consideration and to have direct access to your dedicated migration agent. The requirements will be clearly explained, applications submitted promptly and visas approved.

Only registered immigration agents and immigration lawyers can legally give immigration assistance in Australia.   A registered migration agent can provide advice on Australian immigration law and manage Australian visa and Australian citizenship applications.   If you are looking for a Visa Agent in Sydney, Visa Agent Melbourne or Visa Agent Perth contact our office today on 1800 875 285.

Migration Agents must be listed on the Register of Migration Agents, held by the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority.   All visa agents working for Australian Visa Group are registered with the Migration Agents Registration Authority.

Employing Overseas Workers

We provide the following services:

  • Full visa assessment for any potential or existing employees
  • Explaining sponsorship obligations and requirements
  • Examining any alternative visa options for applicants
  • Obtaining Standard Business Sponsorship approval
  • Negotiating Labour Agreements
  • Submitting nominations
  • Managing Australian visa applications

Australian Visa Group has represented clients in the following industries:

  • Industrial
  • Construction
  • Mining
  • Hospitality
  • Hairdressing and Beauty Salons
  • National Employer Associations
  • Engineering
  • Medical
  • Government
  • Information  Technology
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Gardening and Landscaping
  • Sole Traders
  • Start ups
  • Not for Profit
  • International Organisations

At Australian Visa Group we explain and simplify the sponsorship process.  We will outline the permanent and temporary employer sponsored visa options for your employees.   Our Migration Agent will also review and explain any independent visa options for your employees.   We will liaise directly with your employees throughout the entire application process.   At all times we are here to answer any questions, issues or problems as they arise.    As a corporate client you will be allocated a dedicated senior migration agent to manage your account.  You will have direct access to this migration agent and prompt attention to any issues as they arise.


Results for the Migration WA invitation round, March 2019

A strong focus remains on Graduate Skilled Migration, with 78 invitations issued for 190 and 489 applications compared to just 9 in the General Stream.   In the financial year to date, a total of 775 invitations have been issued under the Graduate Skilled Migration compared to 111 in the General Stream. A minimum point scores…


Visa application fee increase

The 2019 Federal Budget contained the following announcements and information related to the Department of Home Affairs and the migration program. Visa Application Charges (VACs) to increase   Base VACs for visa all subclasses, except the Visitor Subclass 600, will increase by 5.4% from 1 July 2019 No increase to second instalment VACs This is a hefty increase, for…


TRA changes to employment experience

Vetasess have announced changes to the employment and training requirements for Pathway 1 assessments through TRA The amount of verifiable employment evidence a Pathway 1 (no Australian qualification) : Licensed trade with no formal training – six years work experience Licensed trade with formal training – four years work experience Non-licensed trade with no formal…


Goldfields Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA)

In March 2019, the  Goldfields Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA) was approved.   The final details are yet to be released including the application process, occupations list and criteria. The final requirements to be released: June 2019 Lodge applications from:  July 2019 Start advertising the position:  Immediately* The Goldfields Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA) is a five year…


Changes to the Skilled Occupations Lists

Thirty (30) new occupations added to the Skilled Occupations Lists!   On 11 March 2019, the skilled occupation lists were updated.   If your occupation previously was restricted to the Short Term List or wasn’t listed on any list, then it’s worth having another look as your visa options may have changed.   If your occupation has moved…


Getting caught breaching visa conditions

If you don’t comply with your visa conditions, there are many ways it can catch up with you.  If you are forewarned you can make better decisions before any potential breaches take place.   As registered migration agents, we receive inquiries from visa holders who have already breached their current or prior visa conditions and are…


Faster processing of 482 nominations for Accredited Sponsors

Current processing times for 482 nominations and visa applications are 1 – 2 months from submission.   Standard Business Sponsors can apply for Accredited Status to receive priority processing. Accredited Sponsor Scheme The Accredited Sponsor Scheme provides Standard Business Sponsors with streamlined and priority processing arrangements for 482 nomination and visa applications.  Most applications for Accredited…


Temporary Parent Visa

Temporary Parent Visa   From 1 July 2019, a new Temporary Parent visa will become available.   Processing times for the  Temporary Parent Visa have not been released.  We expect to receive an update on processing times around September 2019. Sponsorship Applications will be open from 17 April 2019. Once a sponsorship application has been approved,…


Have family in South Australia?

If you have family permanent residing in South Australia for the last 2 years, you may want to consider South Australian Sponsorship under the provisional 489 visa.   Recent changes to South Australian sponsorship through Chain Migration has removed the requirement for the visa applicant to hold a Bachelor Degree.   This opens up the opportunity for…


THIRD year Working Holiday Visa

Want to stay in Australia longer?  From 1 July 2019, applicants who hold a second Working Holiday Visa 417 or 462, can apply for a third year Working Holiday visa, if they complete another SIX (6) months regional work. Requirements: Complete all 6 months specified regional work : whilst holding a second 417 or 462…