We are licensed
IMMagine Australia Immigration's Migration Agents Registration Numbers (MARN) are:
Myer Lipschitz - 09 57242
Kane Downs - 09 62296
The Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA) is a division of The Migration Institute of Australia Limited, which is the peak professional association of migration agents in Australia. The Migration Agents Registration Authority were appointed by the Australian federal government under a statutory self-regulation scheme in 1998 to help consumers and maintain high standards of knowledge, ethics and professionalism in the migration advice profession.
The Migration Agents Registration Authority operates nationally to regulate the migration advice profession under section 316 of the Migration Act 1958. Their functions include:
- Processing applications for registration to operate as a migration agent (it is against the law to operate as a migration agent in Australia if not registered);
- Administering a scheme of continuing professional development that ensures that migration agents keep their knowledge up to date;
- Helping consumers by monitoring the conduct of agents and investigating complaints about possible breaches of the Migration Agents Code of Conduct. The code has mandatory standards of ethics and professionalism for registered migration agents.
As Myer Lipschitz also provides New Zealand immigration advice he is a licensed migration adviser by the Immigration Advisers Authority Immigration Advisers Authority (IAA) in New Zealand. His licence number is 200800310. The IAA operates a similar function in New Zealand to MARA.