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The Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) delivers the most comprehensive membership offering for migration professionals.

No other organisation rivals the Institute in providing high quality education, advocacy, professional support and advisory services in the migration field.

Once you become a member of the MIA you will gain access to a host of services and benefits, your annual fee delivers great value for members.

Professional Support

A network of experienced practitioners

The MIA is unmatched in the depth of professional support it offers members, including

  • Notices of policy and legislative changes as they happen
  • Professional support from the Institute’s team of in-house Registered Migration Agents and lawyers.
  • Access to the Institute's exclusive MIA Member Forum, an online community allowing you to network with and learn from fellow practitioners.

Advocacy and Representation

A voice that represents you

Being a member of the MIA gives you a voice in petitioning government, regulators and the media on issues affecting the profession and individualised support on client and ethical matters.

On behalf of its members, the Institute

  • Prepares submissions and makes representations to government on legislative, regulatory, policy and procedural issues
  • Provides advice on complaints lodged with the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA)
  • Prepares press statements and acts as the profession’s advocate in popular and industry media.

Education and Training

Advancing your knowledge while adding value to your business

The MIA conducts a comprehensive range of courses to support your professional development.

MIA's high quality education offers

  • Expert presenters and industry leaders chosen for their knowledge and skill
  • Face-to-face and live online courses regularly reviewed and updated to reflect legislative and regulatory changes
  • CPD on Demand, a convenient way to update your skills any time on demand
  • Regular member webinars providing you with relevant information and practical hints and tips.
  • Complimentary reporting to OMARA of CPD points for eligible candidates.

Professional and Personal Benefits

Be rewarded for your membership

The MIA offers discounts and benefits to assist members save time and money, including:

  • Deals on products and services Australia wide with our Rewards Program
  • Exclusive MIA member rates on Professional Indemnity and other insurances
  • Discounts on all MIA CPD courses, events and conferences
  • Listing in the MIA's online directory of migration professionals
  • Access to the MIA's Standard Agreement template and the MIA members' logo for web and marketing uses
  • Free job posting and advertising on the MIA website
  • Use of nationally recognised post-nominals that distinguish MIA members from others in the profession.

Value for Members

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Find out what membership type you are eligible for and sign-up online today by clicking here. We look forward to welcoming you to the Migration Institute of Australia, Australia's leading association for migration professionals.

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