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Are you stumped by the Australian Immigration maze? Do you get bewildered in your attempts to obtain a visa for either entering or remaining in Australia? No sweat! We at CATHAY IND IMMIGRATION CONSULTANCY & DENOUEMENT, can help you.

Ever mindful of the fact that migration is fraught with all the tensions of a life-time decision- not only with regards to the first visa, it also concerns one's long term vision. We have the experience in assisting clients from the four corners of the earth to migrate to Australia, attain permanent residency status, and eventually become Australian Citizens

LARRY MENDONÇA

Principal Immigration Consultant (MARN 0701619)

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CATHAY IND IMMIGRATION CONSULTANCY & DENOUEMENT is a brainchild of the firm's Principal, Larry Mendonca, a Registered Migration Agent, who is also a qualified mediator from Melbourne University, having memberships of peak professional bodies such as the Migration Institute of Australia, Migration Alliance and the Law Institute of Victoria.

Prior to embarking upon the Immigration Consultancy practice, Larry brought with him a wealth of knowledge and skills: particularly in Public Relations & Marketing; his career in the airline industry, travel & tourism and in the hospitality fields, enhanced his insight into different cultures; his forte being rapport with people. He has lived & worked in such diverse areas as the UK. USA., South East Asia, Mauritius, East & West Africa, Hong Kong, Japan, Moscow, Paris & Rome; this peripatetic lifestyle, has augmented his understanding of eclectic traditions and multicultural customs. A consummate polyglot, he speaks Italian, French and a host of Indian languages including Urdu. The experience garnered, has enriched his nous of multicultural needs and issues.

SAMINA TABASSUM

Immigration Administrative Manager

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"Samina Tabassum is Cathay Ind's Immigration Administrative Manager. Samina is usually involved with booking consultations, checking prospective migrants' eligibility criterion and compilation of immigration records and database. Her responsibilities include obtaining Health and Australian Federal Police clearances and generally overseeing office administration and client services.

Ms Tabassum is a senior civil engineering professional with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (accredited by Engineers Australia as a Professional Engineer) and Project Management Professional by Project Management Institute, USA. A Silver Medalist from NEDUET, Pakistan, Ms Tabassum has worked extensively in Senior Corporate roles in Pakistan and UAE.

An accredited Member of Engineers Australia (MIEAust), she is an active Member of Project Management Institute, USA and a Member of Pakistan Engineering Council as a Professional Engineer.

The foregoing qualifications and overseas immigration experience has instilled in Ms Tabassum an insight into the industry; She has a professional understanding of the needs of intending migrants, particularly in the engineering field. Fluent in Urdu, Punjabi and Sindhi, she is at ease in translating documents in these languages.

Having had experience in the immigration consultancy profession in the UAE and the subcontinent, Samina has a thorough understanding of the issues confronting prospective migrants from the subcontinent."

STEVEN ZHONG

Manager, Administrative Services & Immigration Protocol.

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Steven Zhong was born in Guangzhou City Canton of China and graduated from La Trobe University in Hotel Management prior to completing his Graduate Certificate in Australian Immigration Law and Practice from Victoria University.

As service administration and Immigration protocol manager, of CATHAY IND since the firm's inception, Steven Zhong's input has been invaluable in the field of GSM and Student administration. Steven has been a stalwart in the area of Partner visa procedures and is an invaluable asset in the administrative aspect of the practice.

Steven is usually involved with booking consultations, checking prospective migrants' eligibility criterion and compilation of immigration records and database. His primary responsibilities include obtaining Health and Australian Federal Police clearances and generally overseeing office administration and client services. Steven's experience in the hospitality industry is formidable; he has had a fund of knowledge and invaluable experience in that field, both in Australia and overseas. Steven has been a pillar of strength for aspiring applicants who have successfully sought his counsel in obtaining employment in the hotel and catering industry.

The above qualification and immigration experiences have instilled in Steven an insight into the industry. He has a professional understanding of the needs of intending migrants, particularly from the PRC and Taiwan.