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John McQuaid

John McQuaid

Board Member

John McQuaid - a native of County Antrim is a Director and managing partner at Arrive Australia, a company specialising in providing migration and visa solutions to overseas nationals and Australian Employers and families.  With more than 25 years’ experience in business management, John has steered Arrive Australia to become one of the most widely recognised and respected migration firms in Australia and Ireland. John‘s company has assisted thousands of Irish and other nationals to settle in Australia.

John, married with one daughter, has lived in Sydney since 1989. A proud Irishman and Australian Citizen with a strong passion for his adopted country, John sees his role in migration law advice has a uniquely rewarding way to help share the Australian dream with fellow Irish and other migrants.

In addition to providing advice and assistance to clients, John  shares his expertise in migration law with the wider community as a regular contributor to the Irish Echo Newspaper, commentator on Irish Community Radio : Ireland Calling ; and is an advisor on migration and visa matters to the Irish Consulate and Irish Australian Welfare Bureau.

A regular speaker at public seminars in Australian and Ireland on migration matters, John is keenly aware of the need to build links between newly arrived Irish professionals and the Australian business and social community.

In his spare time John enjoys getting into the Australian bush, off-road driving, bushwalking, and editing an off-road club magazine.