Our friendly and professional team of Australian migration agents have experience assisting clients from all over the world.
Whether you're applying for a 457 visa or seeking permanent residency visa in Australia, True Blue Migration can recommend the best route for you.
Director and Lead Registered Migration Agent
Agent No. 0636733
Maryanne has been a registered migration agent for ten years, originally working in multinational emigration firms in London and Johannesburg. Together with Joy Hay, Maryanne established True Blue Migration in 2006 opening an office in Western Australia. The company has grown and since opened a Melbourne office. Maryanne has managed hundreds of visa applications across various classes, including skilled migration (189, 190, 485, 476 and 489), employer sponsored (407, 457, 186 and 187), parent (103, 143, 173, 804) and partner (100, 300, 309, 461, 801 and 820) visas. She has worked with many skill assessing bodies and state nomination authorities. Clients love Maryanne's openness and down to earth approach to their application. She is married to a South African so she has also experienced the migration process first-hand. Maryanne leads our team of registered migration agents.
Senior Consultant - Registered Migration Agent
Agent No. 0532449
A Registered Migration Agent for over a decade, Ian was born and bred in Australia. "My overseas travels confirmed to me there is no better place in the world to live than here!" says Ian. A key member of the True Blue Migration team since 2009, Ian has successfully managed hundreds of 457 visas, Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme 187 applications (RSMS) and Employer Nomination Scheme 186 (ENS) cases. He works closely with employers throughout the nomination process and knows the ins and outs of the Regional Certifying Bodies (RCBs). Ian takes a practical and hands-on approach to his cases and remains calm in the face of tight visa deadlines. Many of Ian's temporary visa clients return to True Blue Migration so Ian can manage their permanent residency application, a testament to his expertise and customer service.
Senior Consultant - Registered Migration Agent
Agent No. 0640984
Anka has been working in the immigration industry since 2005 providing high-level legal advice to individuals as well as corporations. In 2008, he became the first immigration professional in the world to hold a license to practice in both Australia and New Zealand.
During his time in the industry, Anka has assisted thousands of individuals from more than 50 different nationalities and advised some of the most prominent corporate entities in Australia directly on employee eligibility, sponsorship obligations and compliance.
Prior to committing himself to a career in immigration, he worked for the European Union in development-related projects and taught English both overseas and in New Zealand at various schools.
Anka has been a member of Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) since 2007 and is currently the President of the Victoria and Tasmania Branch, having been elected by popular vote of the membership in October 2015, in addition to serving as a Director on the Board.
Anka holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations, speaks several languages including French, Turkish and Spanish and is a NAATI-accredited translator. He is also a keen traveller, having been to more than 80 countries on all 6 continents.
Director and Business Development Manager
Agent No. 1465325
Joy has been with True Blue Migration since its inception. She holds a Bachelor degree in Psychology, a Masters in Human Resource Management and a Graduate Certificate in Australian Migration Law and Practice. Joy assesses potential migrants and advises them on suitable visa options. Joy has an in-depth knowledge of shortage occupations, skill assessment requirements, overseas qualification equivalency, state nomination eligibility and employer sponsored pathways. She loves finding visa pathways for clients, allowing them to realise their dream of Australian residency. She also helps employers - including new and small businesses - understand the sponsorship process. Joy also leads our marketing and administration team.
Carolyn joined the True Blue Migration team in 2009. She manages the accounting and finance functions of the business. Carolyn’s warmth and efficiency ensure that True Blue Migration clients are supported through their visa management journey.
Marketing and Social Media Manager
Fiona holds a BA (Hons.) Journalism & Broadcasting degree, as well as certificates in Media Law and Politics from the National Council for the Training of Journalists. Fiona has almost ten years’ experience in the media industry. She previously worked as a TV Production Assistant for the UK’s largest commercial broadcaster and was employed for several years as an Online Journalist for Axonn Media. Fiona takes care of our blog and website content, as well as producing informative material for our large Facebook community and other media channels.
Born in the UK, Sarah has extensive personal experience living and working in Australia, having held several visas during her time here. Sarah understands the needs of people moving through a migration journey; from making the decision to migrate, weighing up visa options and navigating the Immigration process. Sarah helps people understand their migration pathway and provides a clear picture of the requirements. She specialises in Working Holiday (417) visas and partner visas. Sarah currently works in the UK.
Originally from South Africa, Heather now lives in WA and handles the office administration at True Blue Migration's Perth branch.
Heather is a numbers whizz and spent many years leading an accounting department before moving Down Under to be closer to her Australian-based family.
Having experienced the migration process herself, Heather enjoys assisting our agents as they guide their clients through the same journey.
Registered Migration Agent
Agent No. 1790181
Ruth graduated with a BA in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin and worked for many years in the IT industry as a Developer, Systems Analyst and IT Consultant. When she took a sabbatical to raise her 4 daughters she studied photography and freelanced in this field for a period. She subsequently decided that a career as a migration agent would leverage off her technical and interpersonal skills. Ruth is a skilled migrant herself and has a strong drive to assist and empathise with people wishing to make Australia home. Ruth provides our clients with professional guidance in a range of visas, including parent, partner, general skilled migration, student and employer sponsored applications. Ruth completed her Graduate Certificate in Migration Law and Practice before commencing work with True Blue Migration.
Registered Migration Agent
Agent No. 1790112
Mia completed a Bachelor of Applied Science in Disability Studies and worked in Disability and Community Services in both Australia and overseas for a number of years. Following this, Mia moved into the training sector, delivering AQTF Accredited Disability and Community Services qualifications and coordinating educational programs. After going through the partner visa process with her Swedish husband, Mia knew that a career in migration services would suit her skills and disposition. Mia completed the Graduate Certificate in Australian Law and Migration Practice before joining the True Blue Migration team. Mia's warmth and down to earth approach puts our clients at ease as she guides them through their migration journey.