avisa migration solutions
avisa migration solutions


AVISA aims to provide the highest levels of professional advice on Australian migration and visas.

All of our consultants are registered to provide migration advice by the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA) in Australia. MARA agents operate under a strict Code of Conduct .

All our consultants are members of the Migration Institute of Australia, and undertake continuing professional education to stay up to date with immigration law and policy.

Senior members of our team include:

Helen Duncan BA (Hons) MMIA
Principal Migration Consultant

Helen is the most experienced Migration Consultant at AVISA, having worked in immigration since 1987. She worked for the Department of Immigration in Canberra, Santiago Chile and Los Angeles USA, where she was Vice-Consul Immigration. She has been a Migration Consultant for more than 7 years and was previously with the firm of Ashmore Brown. Helen is a professional demographer, and has in the past served as Secretary and Treasurer of the Qld branch of the Migration Institute of Australia. She has a strong training background, and was one of the authors of the Migration Institute of Australia Entry Level Migration Law course. She regularly presents Continuing Professional Development subjects to agents, and acts as a mentor to a number of less experienced agents. Having moved herself and her family several times between countries, Helen also understands the anxieties and sensitivities that accompany an international move.

Helen is a registered agent with MARA (Migration Agents Registration Number 0003187 ) and a Member of the Migration Institute of Australia.

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Philip Duncan LLB BEcon
Principal Migration Consultant

Philip is an experienced Migration Consultant, having first become involved in migration in 1990. He has provided consulting services to companies on three continents since then, specialising in the Mining, Energy and IT industries. His professional career has included international business and consulting in Canada, USA, South America and Australia. He was previously Australia’s Trade Commissioner to Chile and maintains a strong connection with the region as a member of the Australia Latin America Business Council. Philip understands the needs of international business clients.

Philip is a registered agent with MARA, (Migration Agents Registration Number 0427769 ) as well as a Member of the Migration Institute of Australia.

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PO Box 533 Sandgate Qld 4017 AUSTRALIA

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