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The business trading as “Office of Immigration Australia” ACN 643 581 131 (we/us/our) provides a website where customers (you/your) may obtain information and resources relevant to a potential relocation to Australia under the skilled independent visa subclass 189 (the Platform). Customers may view resources relevant to their eligibility for this subclass of visa, information relating to government policy and changes, life in Australia and access third-party providers such as migration agents and other professionals, to assist with various aspects of relocating to Australia.
We are a private business and strictly provide a resource of information for professionals interested in the independent visa subclass. We do not provide visas of any kind, we are not a government resource and we have no affiliation with the Australian Government’s Department of Home Affairs. The official website for Australian immigration is https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/.
We do not make any representation, warranty or provide any endorsement or guarantee in respect of any professional services or organisation that is listed on the Platform or in relation to any information supplied by or in relation to a professional or organisation. You should make your own enquiries to verify information, noting that official information from the Australian Government at https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/ may change from time to time.
You agree to assess the suitability of any third-party service linked to from our Platform. When you engage with a third-party professional or organisation listed on the Platform, you do so directly with that third-party professional or organisation and we are not in any way involved with, or a party to, that engagement. You are responsible for meeting the terms of that engagement including the payment of any fees due to that third-party professional or organisation.
We are not migration agents. While we may provide links to migration agents from time to time from the Platform, these are third-party professionals with their own terms and conditions that you should consider and review, should you wish to engage them or another migration professional of your choosing.
You agree that you shall be bound by these terms and conditions (Agreement) in relation to your use of the Platform, our provision of the Platform and our provision of the Services as set out in this Agreement. Please read this Agreement carefully as it contains important information about your rights and responsibilities when using the Platform and accessing our Services.
Without limiting the way in which you may become bound by this Agreement, you will be deemed to have accepted and will be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement by checking the “I agree to the Terms and Conditions” checkbox, clicking a “Sign Up” or “Submit” or similar button on your computer screen to electronically indicate your acceptance of this Agreement, or by proceeding with using our Services.
Account means an account registered with our Platform which provides access to set up and complete an individual profile.
Australian Consumer Law means Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).
Intellectual Property Rights means all intellectual property rights of any kind whatsoever throughout the world, including all present, future, registered and unregistered rights which subsist in copyright, trademarks, patents, designs and circuit layouts.
Lifetime Membership means the licence terms offered to you to access the Services pursuant to clause 2.3.
Platform means the Office of Immigration Australia website at https://www.immigrationsaustralia.com.au/ which delivers the Services to you.
Services means the services we provide from time-to-time on the Platform, being information and resources relevant to eligibility for the independent visa subclass, life in Australia, immigration news and connections to third-party professionals such as migration agents to provide relevant services to you.
Taxes means all sales-based taxes including without limitation, GST, VAT and sales tax, which are levied on the supply of goods or services by a party or in respect of any payments from one party to another.
You acknowledge and agree that:
When you create an Account with us you agree:
If you are under the age of 16 years, or otherwise considered a minor under the laws of your jurisdiction, then you may only create an Account if:
4.PLATFORM AND SERVICES
Term of this Agreement
Termination by us
Suspension by us
Termination by you
Obligations on termination
If the consumer guarantees under the Australian Consumer Law apply to the provision of any services by us to you, then we provide the following notice to the extent required by the Australian Consumer Law:
10.COMPLIANCE WITH THIRD PARTY LICENCES
You indemnify and keep indemnified us, our agents, employees and officers against all loss, cost, expense or damage which we, our agents, employees or officers suffer or incur, as a direct or indirect result of:
Any amount payable by you under the forgoing indemnity will be reduced to the extent that we caused or contributed to the relevant act or event giving rise to the indemnity.
In the interpretation of this Agreement unless the context otherwise requires:
Any notice given under this Agreement must be in writing or alternatively must be given via functionality contained in the Platform. Unless a later time is specified in a notice, the notice takes effect from the time it is received. A notice is taken to be received:
If any provision of this Agreement is judged invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity or unenforceability (unless deletion of such provision would materially adversely affect one of the parties) will not affect the operation or interpretation of any other provision of this Agreement to the extent that the invalid or unenforceable provision will be treated as severed from this Agreement.
You must not assign or novate any of your rights or obligations under this Agreement. You agree that we may however assign or novate this Agreement at any time, with or without notice to you.
The parties acknowledge and agree that no rule of construction applies to the disadvantage of a party because that party was responsible for the preparation of this Agreement or part of it.
This Agreement will be construed in accordance with and will be governed by the laws in force in New South Wales, Australia. Each of the parties irrevocably submits to and accepts the exclusive jurisdiction of any of the courts of New South Wales, Australia.