Standards and Governance
The Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) and its elected officials are guided by the legal framework set out in the MIA Constitution, Rules, Corporate Governance Statement and Board Charter, all available below.
MIA Members hold a further responsibility to their clients and the Australian community to act abiding by ethical professional conduct and in a manner which at all times enhances the integrity of the migration advice profession and the Institute.
The MIA Constitution is the legal document that sets the framework for how the Institute operates.
Click to download the MIA Constitution (PDF) (297 Kb), the MIA Rules (PDF) (492 Kb) to be read in conjunction with the Constitution and the Appointment of Proxy Form (PDF) (110 Kb) for Meetings of Members.
The MIA's Corporate Governance Statement sets standards for the Institute's elected officials and consultants to promote professionalism and help prevent conflicts of interest.
Strategic Plan 2011 - 2013
A dynamic plan to guide the Institute, the MIA Strategic Plan 2011 - 2013 supersedes its predecessor MIA Strategic Plan 2009 - 2011 (PDF) (351 Kb).
Click to download the MIA Strategic Plan 2011 - 2013 (PDF) (427 Kb).
Codes of Ethics, Practice and Conduct
MIA Members' Code of Ethics and Practice
The MIA’s new Members’ Code of Ethics and Practice is designed to protect members and the reputation of the profession by assisting agents to maintain the highest standards of professionalism. With its structure of an ethical framework, statements of principles and detailed policy the Code of Ethics and Practice is a guide to the spirit, as well as the details, in which a professional migration agent should act.
Click to download the MIA Members' Code of Ethics and Practice (PDF) (229 Kb).
Office of the MARA Code of Conduct
The Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA) Code of Conduct regulates the conduct of Registered Migration Agents (RMAs), and all agents must display this Code of Conduct in their office and reception areas.
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Migrating to Australia
Do you want to visit, work, study or live in Australia? The following information will be of value to you.