Noosa Migration Services Australia will guide you through the visa application process from start to finish. We offer a professional service at a competitive price.


The visa application process and navigating the maze of the Australian immigration regulations are difficult and time consuming tasks. That’s where an immigration consultant like Noosa Migration Services Australia can assist you.


Australia has over 80 classes of visa and over 140 subclasses of visa. It is a complex area of Australian law which is forever changing. It is important to identify the correct type of visa applicable to each applicant. We ensure our advice is contemporary and well researched.


Owen Small has over 20 years’ experience in the migration advice industry starting in June 1999 with the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs (now Department of Home Affairs) at the Australian High Commission in London. He then honed the skills developed at the Department working in private practice with Overseas Emigration Visas in Edinburgh, Scotland as a Director of the firm for 8 years.

Owen then returned to Australia with his wife and set up Overseas Emigration Visas Australia for 1 year before being employed as Manager of the migration team at Ferguson Cannon Lawyers for 4 ½ years. Owen is currently the Managing Director of Small World Migration from July 2014.

Owen has taken over Noosa Migration Services from Robert McIntyre who retired in Dec 2020.

Owen is a specialists in Business Innovation and Investment, General skilled, Employer Sponsored, Family (Parent, Partner, Child), retirement visas. Throughout his career, Owen has assisted over 5,000 applicants migrate to Australia. Due to his own experience of moving from the UK back to the Sunshine Coast and going through the process of sponsoring his British wife, he understands the frustrating highs and lows of the visa process.

With Owen's extensive knowledge of Australian migration law and the visa process, along with his first-hand experience, he is very well placed to assist you with a new life down under. Since 2002, Owen is a registered migration agent with the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (OMARA) and a member of the Migration Institute of Australia (MMIA).

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History of Noosa Migration Services

The Inaugural principal of Noosa Migration Services was Robert McIntyre.

Robert McIntyre was a Immigration Lawyer and principal of Noosa Migration Services Australia from 2013 to Dec 2020.  He became registered as a migration agent in 1997 with vast experience in Australia's immigration laws and practices. Robert relocated to the Sunshine Coast from Brisbane in 2013.


Robert was a lawyer with over 40 years experience having been admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia in 1975. Before relocating to the Sunshine Coast, Robert practiced exclusively in the greater Brisbane area. 


His credentials included:

  • Registered Migration Agent - (MARN 9795182)
  • Migration Institute of Australia - (Member No. 6553)
  • Australian Legal Practitioner - (admitted in 1975)
  • Notary Public for Queensland - (appointed 1995)