The Team

Concept Australia has helped thousands of people start a better life in Australia and is staffed with experienced immigration professionals who have previously worked for the Department of Home Affairs.

Our experienced team will be honest with you about securing a visa for Australia and will work with you every step of the way to make the visa process as stress free as possible.

Concept Australia trades as a limited company and is located in Chislehurst, NW Kent (20 minutes from London Bridge by train). 

Concept Australia - London/Kent Office

Grahame Igglesden - MARA Registered Agent 9901024

Grahame Igglesden - MARA Registered Agent 9901024Grahame is an Australian citizen and a MARA Registered Migration Agent as well as a representative of the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA 3166). Grahame has more than 30 years migration experience gained at the Australian High Commission, Government of Western Australia in London and as a Director of Concept Australia.

Grahame’s previous positions with government have included Migration Interviewing Officer with responsibility for interviewing trade and professional people on behalf of employer groups and Manager Business Migration. 

Grahame has been a main speaker at emigration seminars and has also been a contributor on the BBC and other radio stations. He has also written numerous features on migration policy. 

Jane Smith

Jane SmithJane is an Australian citizen and has previously been employed by the Department of Home Affairs and also the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade at the Australian High Commission in London.

Jane joined Concept Australia in 2004  and specialises in preparing, lodging and managing Partner visa applications and temporary residence applications (sub-classes 482, 400 and 600).   

Philippa Igglesden

Philippa IgglesdenPippa is also an Australian citizen and following completion of her degree in Business Economics she gained experience in the migration section at the Australian High Commission in London.

Pippa has worked for Concept Australia since 2000 and specialises in preparing, lodging and managing General Skilled Migration applications to assessing authorities in Australia, state and territory governments and the Department of Home Affairs.


Annette Igglesden

Annette IgglesdenAnnette was born in Tasmania and has resided in the UK since 1970.

Annette undertakes responsibility for all administration matters within Concept Australia South as well as monitoring policy developments and legislation changes with the Department of Home Affairs, state governments and assessing authorities. 



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