Acacia Staff Profiles

Nicole Kirkwood - National Operations Manager

Nicole Kirkwood, Immigration Manager, Registered Migration Agent

Nicole Kirkwood is a Registered Migration Agent and began working in Migration in 2006 with the Refugee and Immigration Centre (RILC). She started working as a Registered Migration Agent in 2009.

Nicole holds a Bachelor Degree majoring in International Relations and Commerce Law from Deakin University and also a Graduate Certificate in Australian Immigration Law and Practice from Australian National University (ANU).

Nicole's migration experience includes but is not limited to:

Nicole enjoys working in the complex and ever changing field of Migration Law and working with clients towards their goal of temporary or permanent migration. She understands that the decision to migration to Australia is a life changing experience for her clients and their family.

View Nicole's profile: Linkedin

Migration Agents Registration Number (MARN) 0962323


Natalya Chalabian- Senior Immigration Advisor

Natalya Khodan, Senior Immigration Advisor, Registered Migration Agent

Natalya is a Registered Migration Agent and a member of the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) since 2008. Natalya's role at Acacia is a Senior Immigration Consultant and she started her career with the company in January 2007. Her expertise - immigration advice for individuals and companies.

She has completed a Graduate Certificate in Migration Law and Practice from Australian National University in Canberra in 2007. She also has a Bachelor of International Business from the Ukrainian Government University.

Natalya has many years of experience and extensive knowledge of Immigration law and regulation that helps her to advice businesses, as well as helping individuals with the General Skilled visa options, Partner, and family sponsored categories.

Her specialities include but not limited to:

She is professional, extremely organised, motivated and dedicated to her clients' needs. Her main goal is to come up with the creating visa solution and immigration advice to meet her client expectation

Natalya understands that the migration process can be very complicated if not stressful as she migrated to Australia from the Ukraine in 2001. This helps her to understand her client better than anyone else. She is also fluent in Russian and Ukrainian languages.

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Migration Agents Registration Number (MARN) 0848233


Grace Floramo - Senior Immigration Consultant

Grace Floramo - Senior Immigration Consultant

Grace is a lawyer and registered migration agent with over 15 years experience working in the migration-advice industry. Grace obtained her registration as a Migration Agent in 2002 and has been a member of the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) since 2003.

Grace completed a combined Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Melbourne in 1999 and was admitted to legal practice in 2000. Over the course of her career, Grace has handled applications for both individual applicants and corporate clients and has developed a deep knowledge of Australian migration law and procedures.

Grace has extensive knowledge in handling all types of visa categories, including skilled migration, employer sponsored visas, family migration and temporary visas such as student, working holiday and visitor.

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Migration Agents Registration Number (MARN) 0209669


Lily Li - Senior Immigration Consultant

Lily Li - Senior Immigration Consultant

Lily joined Acacia Immigration in June 2016, prior to this she worked in Fragomen and Deloitte immigration team for more than 7 years. She has been a registered Migration Agent since 2004.

Having over 10 years' experience in the field of immigration, she has been providing immigration advice across individual visa categories and assisting to develop the Australian immigration policy for both large corporates and small-medium enterprises.

She has gained a broad range of experience across most temporary and permanent visa category including Skilled Migration, Family Migration, Business Skills Visas, Resident Return Visas,and ENS/RSMS visas. Her knowledge of migration legislation particularly focuses on Skilled Migration category, family visa category and business skills migration.

View Lily's profile: Linkedin

Migration Agents Registration Number (MARN) 0427187


Ami Gohil - Office Manager and Marketing Support

Ami Gohil - Office Manager and Marketing Support

Ami is the first point of contact for most of Acacia's clients, as she facilitates the consultation process and initiating of client matters. Ami is also involved in Acacia's marketing and the promotion of seminars, social media, and immigration news.

Having built an extensive career in the immigration industry, including at the Department of Immigration and on humanitarian projects, Ami has significant experience dealing with people from all parts of the world.


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