About John Young and His Team

ABOUT JOHN YOUNG

John Young was formerly a member, and an Associate Fellow of the Migration Institute of Australia. He was also the President of the Victorian Branch, and the National Vice President of the Migration Institute of Australia for a number of years. John is a member of the Migration Alliance. 

In addition John was also a Director of the Migration Agents Registration Authority, which is the Government regulator for the Migration profession in Australia.

His Migration Agent Registration Number is 9251554. The first two numbers indicate the date of first registration, being 1992. It indicates the length of experience in immigration law since becoming registered. However John started as a Migration Consultant in 1989 and in 2019 he will have been practising for 30 years. 

John Young and his team specialise in Australian Immigration Law such as Skilled and Partner - Family Migration, Employer Sponsorships and Nominations, Business visas, Ministerial Interventions, Protection visas, Visa Cancellations and Applications for Review to the AAT.

John is frank and very honest in preliminary assessments he provides to clients.


ABOUT THE TEAM

John Young's professional  team consists of three in office administrative staff and three external staff.

Joanna Hall - Executive Officer and Case Worker

Joanna reports directly to John Young and handles the office management. She is highly experienced in both migration case work and operational issues, and has been with us for 7 years. Joanna assists in the preparation of very difficult cases such as significant business owner and temporary business visa classes such as Business Innovation(subclass 188), RSMS(subclass 187) and TSS(subclass 482) as well as dealing with spouse cases both onshore and offshore. Joanna also assist in the preparation of Skills Assessment applications. Clients have a lot of respect for the work that Joanna does.


Cassandra (Caddie) Daniel - Personal Assistant and Case Worker

Caddie handles a very large case load in the preparation of migration applications and getting all cases finalised in order for our agent John Young to check prior to lodgment. Caddie has been with us for over 3 years and is highly experienced and has gained a lot of knowledge in the migration area. She specializes in very difficult working and skilled visa applications such as RSMS (subclass 187) and TSS (Subclass 482) as well as dealing with spouse cases both onshore and offshore. Caddie also assists in the preparation of detailed training plans for the Training Visa (Subclass 407). Clients have a lot of respect for the work that Caddie does.


Louka Devogel - Receptionist and Case Worker

Louka is our front of office superstar and handles all client queries in an exceptional manner. Louka specialises in student visa (subclass 500) preparation, citizenship preparation and temporary visa (subclass 600) preparation as well as dealing with spouse cases both onshore and offshore. She has been with us for just under two years now and her case work is continuously outstanding. Clients have a lot of respect for the work that Louka does.


Skye Young - Case Worker

Skye works remotely from Melbourne and assists with student visa (subclass 500) preparation, citizenship preparation and temporary visa (subclass 600) preparation as well as dealing with spouse cases both onshore and offshore. Clients have a lot of respect for the work that Skye does.


Tammryn (Tammy) Ric-Peterson - Business Plan Consultant

Tammy prepares all the detailed business plans for our clients applying for the (subclass 132) and (subclass 188) business visa classes. She is highly skilled in this area and the preparation of the business plans has resulted in a lot of approvals by immigration.


Lisa Brady - Account Manager

Lisa has been assisting John Young for the last 30 years in business and now controls all the company book work in consultation with the accountants, the Hendrie Group.