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About Us

Immigration is a very important time in your life and it’s important that it is handled by people who understand the migration process and work hard to protect your interests. You can always contact us by lodging an enquiry form through this website, emailing us at advice@australianmigrationconsultancy.com or telephoning at +64 3 310 6007. The team working provide the framework by which Independent Migration Australian migration agents can handle your immigration file and give you the service you require as you consider moving to the wonderful country of Australia. Our registered migration agents work under the registration process of the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority. They handle your file in their own right and deal with you directly whilst working with the reassurance of being able to instruct experienced legal professionals to handle more complex legal emigration or associated matters.

Our Team

Rupert Ward


Rupert is a Manager of The Company . He is an admitted Barrister to the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia and holds a current practising certificate. Rupert has worked in the past as a trade and development advisor for the State government of Queensland when based in Europe. He has been working in varying capacities related to Australian migration for over 25 years. He is a practising Barrister in the High Court of New Zealand. Rupert instigated at least one change to the Migration Act of Australia. Rupert does not work as a lawyer in the Company but supervises the quality and operation of the team to ensure a quality service to all clients.

Lyndal Peterson

Visa Supervisor


Lyndal is a qualified lawyer both in Australia and New Zealand. She has worked across a variety of areas of law over a period of 20 years and has practiced law in both countries. Whilst Lyndal is an Australian having lived in both Sydney and Brisbane she now lives in New Zealand.

As our visa supervisor, Lyndal works closely with all of our registered migration agents to ensure that a high quality of service is provided to our clients. You can telephone Lyndal on +64 3 310 6007.

Simon Bell

Client Service Representative

Simon Bell is our client service representative. His role is to contact clients enquiring of the company and see if our team can help. Simon loves connecting with clients and supporting them to acheive their dreams.

Simon grew up in Australia. He lives in New Zealand and loves travel. He has been extremely successful is client liaison roles and wants to help our client achieve their dream of living in Australia He is a committed Rugby Coach and is well respected by his colleagues and friends for his courage and honesty .

You can contact Simon at Simon.Bell@australianmigrationconsultancy.com

Darmen Sengayen

Australian registered agent

Darmen Sengayen

Registered Agent Keshava Darmen Sengayen prides himself on his professional people and presentation skills with a confident ability to achieve migration results.

Licensed Immigration Adviser
NZ Licence Number:201300581
Australia Migration Agents Number:1387813
Member of NZ Association for Migration & Investment
Member of Migration Institute of Australia

Jonathon Peter Karr

MARN #1789808  Former Migration Agent (Consultant Only)

Jonathon Karr

Jonathon is originally from Sydney and has lived and worked in many places around the world, including London, Houston, Rotterdam, Dubai and Singapore. He has developed considerable international experience and thoroughly enjoys working with clients from all backgrounds.

After joining the Department of Immigration in 2005, Jonathon undertook various roles over nine years, including six years dealing with general and character-related visa cancellation policy and cases. After resigning from Immigration, he moved to Christmas Island with his wife and son for 18 months. While on Christmas Island, he commenced the Graduate Certificate of Australian Migration Law and Practice through the Australian National University.

Jonathon is a consultant to the firm and the firm will draw on his knowledge to assist clients, particularly those with complex circumstances or immigration history. His areas of interest include clients who have been refused (or may be refused) a visa or whose visa has been cancelled (or may be cancelled). Jonathon is committed to providing excellent service to all his clients.

He lives in Melbourne with his wife and is currently studying law at Deakin University.

Choon Ghee Gan (Sara)

MARN #1574687 Registered Migration Agent

Sara was a registered agent of the company until 2018. Sara has lived in Asia, North America and the Middle East and now calls Australia home. She enjoys the lovely weather, beautiful scenery and cultural diversity in Australia. She believes Australia is a great place to live and would like to help her clients immigrating to Australia to be part of this beautiful country.

Sara has been a registered migration agent since 2015 after completing her Graduate Certificate in Australian Migration Law and Practice from Murdoch University. She believes every case is unique and strives to provide professional and personalised services to each client.

Prior to becoming a registered migration agent, Sara has had over 13 years of work experience in architecture and construction project management in Singapore and Dubai, U.A.E. Sara is proficient in English, Chinese Mandarin and Chinese dialects including Cantonese, Hokkien and Teochew. She is conversant in Bahasa Malaysia.

Mark Roberts

MARN: #1575942 Registered Migration Agent

Mark Roberts

Mark is a capable and highly organised person who enjoys a good challenge. He has a large amount of experience in General Skilled Migration as well as Employer Nominated visas and the related skills assessments, sponsorships and nominations. He has been involved with overseas students for a number of years, having worked in the English as a Second Language Industry both in Australia and various locations around the world. The Company with Marks direction, specialises in Character waivers and Deportation issues.  Mark has a real passion to see people’s dreams come true and loves to assist them as they seek to do so. Before becoming a migration agent through the Australian National University in Canberra, Mark worked in Education and Business Management.

Charlotte Matilda Chompff

MARN: #1280788 Registered Migration Agent


Charlotte has great strengths in the field of Migration – particularly in the analysis of complex issues, finding the human story among the legal issues, writing legal submissions and arguing a case. Charlotte enjoys creative problem solving – and can map out a plan for the future to achieve migration goals . We ask Charlotte to consult on those cases where our clients need her impressive analytical and technical skills.

Jane Adams

Migration support and research

Jane Adams

Jane holds NVQ levels in Business administration, Advice and Guidance and Customer Services. Jane is originally from the UK and has travelled extensively around Australia. Having been down the migration road herself she is extremely understanding of the highs and lows that this can bring. She is an extremely reliable and conscientious person and has excellent communication skills with a willingness to go the extra mile to help whenever she can. As she is an administrative consultant and not an immigration adviser she will not give you any direct advice within this regard but she will always do her best to find someone who can answer your questions.

Ralph Gerritsen

Client services agent for Netherlands, Belgium and Europe

Ralph Gerritsen

Ralph has worked in Australian Immigration client services since 20 years. Ralph has an Australasian passport and is based in Holland. He has helped thousands of people explore emigration to Australia. He is passionate about client service and can be contacted at support@australianmigrationconsultancy.com

David Lloyd

Marn#9251054 MIA #490 Senior Registered Migration Agent  In Memoriam 2022


David was a respected senior consultant of the firm and worked with the team for 25 years in various capacities. David passed away in 2022. He was a man of outstanding integrity and commitment to the Migration industry and left an indelible mark on the firm and his colleagues. David worked in the industry for 30 Years and was one of the first registered under the original registration programme in 1992. He has lobbied for the MIA European Chapter, served on the MIA professional Practice Panel and mentored agents for MIA, MARA and the AAT. He has worked on high profile case including the mother and baby case in Villawood. David received the “most trusted Immigration-Advisory-Australia”by the Australian and New Zealand diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church outside Russia. Winner in the 2015 Global Mobility, Immigration and Logistics award.

Areas of practice Business Long Stay ( 457), Distinguished talent, Employer Nomination Scheme, General skilled migration, Migration Review Tribunal, Refugee and humanitarian, Refugee Review Tribunal, regional skilled migration, religious worker.

Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA)

All our migration agents are registered with the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority. Only registered agents (or migration lawyers) can legally provide visa and migration advice in Australia. All registered migration agents must have completed a migration law course and must participate in on-going professional development.


MARA Code of Conduct

Australian Migration Consultancy Services Ltd. complies with the Code of Conduct for registered migration agents. This Code of Conduct is a legal document to regulate the conduct of registered migration agents and provide safeguards for migration agent clients.

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