GENERAL INFORMATION

Hemantha Punchihewa
One of the leading migration consultants, primarily catering to the Sri Lankan community both in and outside Sri Lanka, Hemantha holds an immigration practicing license from the MARA (Migration Agents Registration Authority, no 0209063). By profession a Migration Consultant Hemantha has over 10 years experience in the industry and hold a practicing MARA license since 2002. While specializing in Skilled Migration, he has a wealth of experience and knowledge in Spouse, Parent, Student and Business visa categories. His employment at Sirva International, H&S Associates and Australian Migration Centre has helped further enhance his knowledge as a Migration Consultant. Hemantha possesses the talent of successfully dealing with culturally diverse societies which has come about through his work experience where in his day-to-day duties he deals with individuals from various social backgrounds. In addition his flexible nature and attitude helps him adapt to new environments quickly.



Surani Punchihewa
Surani completed her primary studies at Sirimavo Bandaranayake Vidyalaya and moved to Visaka Vidyalaya for her secondary studies. After completing her G C E Advanced level in the stream of languages, she moved to Tokyo for her post secondary education. Surani completed a Bachelor of Japanese from Kyorin University and later on was excepted by prestigious Waseda University in Tokyo to do a Masters in International Relations. After completing 7 years of education in Japan, she moved to Melbourne. Surani was a Japanese teacher, a program coordinator for a Bilingual Japanese program in and headed the Japanese teaching at Wesley College in Melbourne.

Her career move towards migration consultation began with her Husband’s starting up a Migration services Business in Melbourne. She joined her husband as a full fledged migration consultant after completing education in Migration Law. Surani is a registered with the MARA (Migration Agents Registration Authority) in Australia, and currently is in her 8th year of practice. She is the sole female registered consultant, permanently based in Sri Lanka and has provided migration services to thousands of people seeking advice in Australian laws and procedures. Her current designation is the Consultant to the Australian Migration Centre.