Rebecca is the Practice Director of our national Migration team. Rebecca has more than 15 years’ experience providing migration advice and assistance to a broad range of clients.
Rebecca focuses on developing effective migration strategies. Working closely with Australian and international businesses to obtain Australian work visas for skilled professionals, she provides guidance and support to businesses to ensure positive outcomes are delivered and matters of compliance and record keeping are met.
Key areas that Rebecca assists client with include permanent residency, addressing skills shortages within businesses, employer sponsorship, intra-company transfers, Global Talent visas, and labour Agreements.
Rebecca’s experience ranges across a range of industry sectors, including information technology, mining and energy, food and beverage manufacturing and agriculture. She also works with small family owned businesses as well as large international corporations.
In addition to her work with the business and corporate community, Rebecca also assists individuals wishing to migrate to Australia under the skilled migration program, or family members of Australian citizens and permanent residents. She also assists with complex health and character matters.
Rebecca has been recognised in the 2023 and 2024 editions of Doyles Guide as a leading lawyer in Immigration in Queensland
Rebecca has assisted clients in the following areas:
Queensland Law Society
Migration Institute of Australia
Cairns Chamber of Commerce
FNQ Law Association
27 February 2024 - Knowledge
A summary of recent announcements, including new legislation to better protect temporary migrant workers and a Mobility Arrangement for Talented Early-professionals Scheme to allow young Indians to live and work in Australia.
21 June 2023 - Knowledge
#Immigration Law, #Workplace Relations & Safety
Starting 1 July 2023, new work restrictions will be placed on student visa holders in Australia. We explain the changes and what employers should be aware of to ensure they are compliant.
14 June 2023 - Knowledge
#Workplace Relations & Safety, #Immigration Law
Following revelations of systemic underpayment and mistreatment of the nation’s migrant workforce, the Albanese Government has flagged reforms aimed at protecting visa holders.
02 May 2023 - Knowledge
The Australian Government is taking steps to improve its migration system with the release of a draft Migration Strategy and plans to increase the Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold and offer skilled temporary workers a path to permanent residency.
02 May 2023 - Knowledge
From 1 July 2023, eligible New Zealand citizens living in Australia may be able to apply for Australian citizenship without first applying for permanent residence.
28 February 2023 - Knowledge
We look at the re-introduction of student visa work restrictions and extended post-study work rights for graduate visa holders from 1 July 2023.
13 December 2022 - Knowledge
We look at recent news regarding the temporary closure of the New Zealand Stream visa to new applicants, the recommencement of the six-month work limitation for working holiday makers, and Australia’s new trade agreement with India.
19 July 2022 - Knowledge
The Australian Prime Minister is proposing to give New Zealanders living in Australia the right to vote and an easier pathway to citizenship.
05 Mar 24 - Brisbane
Holding Redlich’s Government lawyers CLE intensive returns as an in-person half-day event. Our legal panel will discuss: practical approaches to professional responsibility and legal ethics, upcoming elections and the conventions around them, recent changes to the Privacy and RTI Act, evolutions in the work from home landscape and public sector employment - repudiation versus frustration.
12 Mar 24 - Canberra
Our annual Australian Government lawyers CLE intensive returns as an in-person CLE day at the National Press Club on Tuesday 12 March, offering a range of topics and CPD core units. Our legal panel will discuss: remaking administrative decisions, fulfilling the positive duty to prevent sexual harassment and a hostile work environment, ethics for Australian Government in-house lawyers, legal professional privilege, subpoenas and summons, key trends to know in negotiating ICT contracts and creative problem solving.
13 Mar 24
We invite you to join Holding Redlich Partner, Jenny Humphris and Barrister, William Isdale as they discuss: compensation under the Native Title Act 1993; implications for Local Governments; Timber Creek and the approach to the assessment of compensation; the meaning of “just terms” and the Full Federal Court’s Yunupingu judgment and recent developments and issues for future determination.