Professionalism, Experience, Results (In Practice from 2008 - 2024 current)

100% success rate with partner visas 820 and 801 – over 15 years of practice is a division of Global Immigration Consulting. Global Immigration Consulting is an Australian Immigration Consulting Firm providing excellence in visa consulting services since 2008 – with an enviable success rate.

For over 15 years, GIC have assisted visa applicants from a multitude of countries. GIC is led by our Principal Immigration Consultant, Mr. Richard Quirin; an Industry professional and a foundation board member of the Migration Alliance (2010) (the largest representative body for Australian Immigration Lawyers and Migration Practitioners).

Richard is inspired by the partner visa category; having sponsored his spouse on an 820 Visa through to permanent residency on an 801 visa. Richard and his spouse Lucia now have 2 beautiful children Suzanne and Sebastien.  Richard intimately understands the emotion and importance of securing out comes for our partner visa clients.

Our Firm’s Principal

Our Firm’s principal consultant, Mr. Richard Quirin is a Registered Migration Agent (MARN: 0848935), and has practiced in immigration law for over  15 years. Mr. Quirin has unique and extensive qualifications in International Relations, having completed a B.A (Globalization Studies) (Victoria University)  and a Masters of International Relations from Melbourne’s esteemed Monash University (Clayton). Richard has also graduated with distinction from the Graduate Certificate in Australian Immigration Law and Practice. Richard brings a wealth of experience to GIC having led the firm for over a decade and having previously worked as a Company Director  managing corporate relationships with a number of large Corporations and Australian Tertiary Institutions.

Our Principal Consultant, Mr. Richard Quirin is a former Board Member of the Migration Alliance (2010), serving on the first full management committee ( ). The Migration Alliance is the leading advocate for Australian Migration Law Practitioners; boasting a membership of over 3000 Registered Migration Agents. During  Richard’s time on the board of the Migration Alliance he fought for the advancement of the Migration Profession through professional development, integrity, transparency and accountability.

Office of The Migration Agents Registration Authority

The Office of The Migration Agents Registration Authority is the legal body (under the Migration Act 1958) that regulates and manages the Migration Advice Profession. The OMARA produces a document called the “Consumer Guide”. The Consumer Guide is a “document with information about the Migration Advice Profession, the functions of the Authority, the legislation regulating the profession, what a client can reasonably expect from a migration agent, and complaint procedures. The Consumer Guide can be download here

Furthermore, Migration Agents are subject to ‘The Migration Agents Code of Conduct’, which is also administered by OMARA. A client is within their rights to make a formal complaint to OMARA regarding an agent who breaches the ‘Code’. ‘The Migration Agents Code of Conduct” can be downloaded from this page

If you would like more information on the services we provide please contact us on 03 9791-6686 for a free and confidential appointment.