Meet the Team

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Photo of Michelle Barel - Cofounder of Direct Migration Experts

Michelle Barel

MARN 0848877

Michelle completed her post Graduate Certificate in Migration Law and Practice in 2007, through the Australian National University after holding a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology Sydney (Tourism and Marketing). She is passionate about immigration to Australia and understands the complexity and stress it can place on individuals and their families. Michelle with her experience and knowledge aims to give efficient advice to provide solutions for clients giving them confidence and a smooth transition they deserve to make your migration dreams a reality.

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Arnela Tolic

MARN 1174767

Arnela, an immigrant herself, is a qualified lawyer and has been a MARA registered migration agent for more than 9 years. She has broad experience in a variety of visa applications including Employer Sponsored, Skilled and family related visas such as Partner and Parent Visas. She has also assisted numerous clients with her expertise in AAT Appeals, Ministerial Interventions, Health Waiver, PIC4020 Waiver applications and s501 Character Cancellations. Arnela is a dynamic and responsive professional who always puts as much effort into her client’s migration concerns, as she would her own.