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Skilled Migrant Expo | Perth


Date 27-28 July 2013, 11:00am-4:00pm

Venue Hyatt Regency, 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth

Price Free entry for online registration, $10 at the door. Children under 16 years free


Register @ http://www.eventbrite.ie/event/5966519019/


Seminar Timetable


Exhibitor List






Bupa is a global healthcare leader. We have been around for over 60 years and we’re part of a global group whose care and expertise now stretches across 190 countries. In Australia, we proudly look after the needs of more than 3 million members and we have a range of health insurance options designed especially to suit the needs of international visitors and students.





IDP IELTS Australia offers IELTS testing at over 200 locations in more than 40 countries. IELTS is the world’s most popular high- stakes English language test and is co-owned and was co-created by a global partnership of education and language experts: IDP IELTS Australia, the British Council and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL).





VETASSESS is Australia’s leading provider of skills assessments for temporary and permanent migration to Australia for nominated trade and general professional occupations. VETASSESS provides a wide range of services world-wide to individuals, training providers and industry groups. For further information visit www.vetassess.com.au.





At Advantage Migration Australia, to maintain our impeccable name and success rate, we will assess and explore all your immigration options. Advantage Migration Australia will provide you with a candid assessment of your migration eligibility. Our success rate to date is due to our thorough understanding of the complexities of immigration policy.





The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) administers the tax and super systems that provide benefits for all of us – including education, health, welfare allowances, transport, and defence. Our website has information in English and 25 other languages – www.ato.gov.au/otherlanguages.






Australian Workforce Training Pty Ltd (Global) is an Australian Registered Training Organisation (RTO ID 52258).

We are compliant with Government requirements and are authorised to assess and issue AQFIII qualifications in the following trades:



  • Bricklaying/Blocklaying
  • Carpentry
  • Glazing
  • Plastering
  • Tiling
  • Dry Lining


Visit our website for more information: www.awt.net.au or come see us at the stand and say hello. We welcome ye all!





Many new migrants and international students experience difficulties in obtaining work in Australia. Career Potential Australia was created to provide support, resources and coaching to help people build the skills and knowledge needed to gain relevant employment in Australia.

Career Potential Australia owner, Kim Shaw, has been helping people manage their careers successfully for 10 years within a range of organisations including community, state government and university.

Her clients have included executives, migrants, refugees, international students, adults in career change, Indigenous, youth, individuals with disabilities or severe injury, and mental health.

In addition to being a fully qualified and accredited Career Counsellor with a Masters Degree in Career Development, Kim has accumulated a wealth of ‘real life’ knowledge from her previous experience in the accounting field with a range of mining and resource companies and in the finance industry.

Kim posts 'free to access' articles and resources via the www.careerpotentialaustralia.com.au site, group presentations and customised Job Search Coaching either face to face, via Skype or by email.

For more information go to www.careerpotentialaustralia.com.au






We assist potential migrants overseas and in Australia who are looking to migrate to Australia. Our service is international from our head office in Adelaide with services available for all states across Australia. We assist employers in Australia in seeking the worlds highly skilled workers who are looking to sponsor candidates under the 457 visa category. We assist with all Visa types for skilled migrants.







Located in Western Australia across 14 locations, Challenger Institute of Technology recently won Australia’s top vocational education and training accolade – the Australian Large Training Provider of the Year Award at the Australian Training Awards. Challenger Institute offers more than 450 courses to 23,000 students each year in a huge variety of fields including:



  • Applied Engineering and Oil and Gas
  • Building and Automotive Technology
  • Business and Information Technology
  • Community Services, Health and Lifestyle
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Maritime
  • Science and the Environment


Challenger Institute works closely with industry partners to offer a learning experience focused on gaining qualifications, knowledge and skills highly valued by employers. International students at Challenger Institute gain practical skills and knowledge that lead to exciting careers or the opportunity to further studies in higher education.

Visit our website to see how you can train with Australia’s best… challenger.wa.edu.au






Located at the entrance to the Great Ocean Road, the Geelong region is home to Geelong the second largest city in Victoria. Only fifty minutes travel from Melbourne the region is home to over 260,000 residents and 25,000 businesses. Strong and diverse economy with major capabilities and growth in Health, Education, Research, ICT, Advanced Manufacturing, Tourism Food and Agriculture.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: Health, Welfare & Disability Professionals, Engineers, Trades and more.





Our role in State and employer nominated visas.

If you want to stay in Western Australia on a skilled visa, the Government of Western Australia may be able to help.

To apply for certain visas you must be nominated by a State or Territory such as Western Australia. This seminar will explain how you can be nominated and what you need to be eligible for a nominated visa.

It will also cover the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme, where employers can nominate an eligible skilled migrant in a permanent visa.


For more information on State nomination and the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme please visit www.migration.wa.gov.au






When you partner with HBF, you’ll join WA’s largest and most trusted health insurer, we’ve been around for more than 70 years. With a local call centre and 19 branches around the state, you’re only ever a phone call or visit away. We have multi-lingual staff and we can also help you through our health cover options that are DIAC complaint for visa subclass 457.

Come and visit us at the expo for a free healthy heart check!






IMAN Australian Health Plans – the right choice for you.

In Australia we all stay active in our own way so we need health cover that’s as individual as we are. That’s why IMAN Australian Health Plans has health cover to suit just about every walk and stage of life. You’ll be glad to know that our Overseas Working Visitor Cover meets the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) working visa requirements. So whether you’re looking to cover yourself or you are a Migration Agent, Recruiter or Sponsoring Organisation acting on an individual’s behalf, come talk to us today!

For more information about us and our product range visit austhealth.com or call 1800 22 11 33






Navitas is a leading global education provider that offers an extensive range of educational services through three major Divisions to students and professionals including university programs, creative media education, professional education, English language training and settlement services.

University Programs

Navitas is the industry leader in pre-university and university pathway programs offering university programs from 30 colleges in Australia, UK, USA, Canada, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Kenya.


Through 53 schools around the world SAE and Qantm offer Higher Education and VET education opportunities across the major fields of audio production, film production and creative media.

Professional and English Programs

Navitas provides quality vocational training and higher education, coupled with placement services in areas of key demand as well as providing English as second language courses

for international students and English language, settlement and work preparation programs for migrants and refugees.

Further details about Navitas are available at www.navitas.com




Principle migration agent, Jacqui Ure, has accumulated 25 years international oil and gas industry experience allied to Australian Migration Law qualifications and is current WA State President of the Migration Institute of Australia. Combined with a broad based and regular liaison with Department of Immigration & Citizenship (DIAC); accounting and legal associates; Australian local and state governments and international government agencies, her extensive network delivers current and comprehensive knowledge of industry issues to allow provision of a service focused on the needs of clients.

Specialties: 457's - Temporary Work Visas; Employer Nominated; Regional Sponsored; Independent Skilled Migration and Distinguished Talent Permanent Resident (PR) Visas). Open Door Migration also delivers a comprehensive service for other visas classes including Partner, Parent, Family Reunion and residence for suitably qualified students and assistance with Skills Assessments particularly in compiling appropriately structured Competency Demonstration Reports for Engineering and Computing applications.Specialties: 457's - Temporary Work Visas; Employer Nominated; Regional Sponsored; Independent Skilled Migration and Distinguished Talent Permanent Resident (PR) Visas). Open Door Migration also delivers a comprehensive service for other visas classes including Partner, Parent, Family Reunion and residence for suitably qualified students and assistance with Skills Assessments particularly in compiling appropriately structured Competency Demonstration Reports for Engineering and Computing applications.







PTS assist UK migrants and returning expats transfer their pension funds from the UK to Australia as a lump sum. Almost all personal and company pension funds, including deferred benefits, AVC’s and preserved benefits, can be transferred as long as the funds have not started paying you on annual pension or annuity, and the funds are transferred into the Australian superannuation system. The company cannot transfer the UK State Age Pension, but can assist in enhancing your entitlement by additional voluntary contributions. We also assist South Africans cash in their RSA Retirement Annuities.






TAFE Western Australia is the largest provider of vocational education and training in WA, with campuses located throughout Perth and regional areas. TAFE’s practical approach to education, taught by teachers who are experts in their field, ensures students are learning the skills that are relevant to today’s ever-changing world. Most courses also include an on-the-job work placement and an industry focus which ensures the student gains the practical skills and knowledge employers are looking for.

With over 250 courses to choose from, there are Certificates, Diploma and Advanced Diploma’s available in the following areas:



  • Art, Design and Media
  • Aviation
  • Engineering and Building
  • Business, Commerce and Accounting
  • Community Services and Health
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Information Technology
  • Science, Horticulture and Environment
  • Trades (Bricklaying & Blocklaying, Carpentry, Solid Plastering, and Wall & Floor Tiling)


Graduates of TAFE can move into employment or continue their studies at University, often with advanced standing. Students can also apply for a TAFE/ University package which allows for the combining of a Diploma/ Associate Degree and a Bachelors Degree from Curtin University, Edith Cowan University and Murdoch University.





The Migration Place is a law firm with proven expertise in all visa categories, and over a decade of experience in complex cases, MRT Reviews and dealing with any custody, health or criminal record issues. Our Principal, Zeke Bentley, has been a Solicitor since 1996 and a Registered Migration Agent since 2002 (MARN 0213707). Zeke has personally handled hundreds of visa applications, and believes that visa applications deserve the skills and experience that only come with legal qualifications and experience. All applications lodged by The Migration Place are carefully vetted by an experienced migration lawyer. The Migration Place offers fixed fees which are competitive, and come with a refund policy, so you can take comfort that your application is being handled professionally, with maximum prospects of success.






UK Pension Transfers Australia, are proud that we are in our 10th Anniversary year. In that period we boast a 100% success rate on Pension Transfers therefore can confidently offer a “No Transfer No Fee” service. UKPTA do not charge a percentage of the transfer value, we have fixed fees and unlike most transfer fees (i.e. charged by the banks) in most cases our fees are Tax Deductible. UK Pension Transfers Australia and strategic partners Ozforex are working together to, in effect get you a higher transfer value by improving the exchange rate for your British pound. For more info www.ukpensionsaustralia.com.au or call 08 9309 4001.






The Victoria University Consortium is approved by Trades Recognition Australia to conduct skills assessments for persons seeking



  • Temporary Migration (457) under the 457 Skills Assessments Program
  • Permanent Migration (GSM/ENS/RSMS) under the Offshore Skills Assessment Program (OSAP) in nominated countries and occupations


Victoria University Consortium is a partnership between Victoria University and Western Australia’s Department of Training and Workforce Development.






Visa-Go Emigration has helped thousands of people realise their dream of living and working in Australia.

Registered Australian Migration Agent Darren Chatt has more than a decade of experience in advising and supporting migrants with successful visa applications. His commitment to delivering a comprehensive and professional service has seen Visa-Go Emigration become one of the industry’s most trusted and respected migration companies, in Australia and in the United Kingdom.

The Visa-Go Perth office is centrally located in St. George’s Terrace.

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