Staff Profiles

We are a culturally diverse team of migration professionals. Between us we can speak a number of different languages including Mandarin, Hindi, Punjabi, Krio, and Bahasa Indonesian.

Get in touch with our team for advice on your Australian visa options at or complete our Free Online Visa Assessment. We assist individuals and businesses in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and across the world with their migration needs.

Sheila Woods – Managing Director (MARN: 0533879)

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Sheila is an established business leader and Registered Migration Agent with over 10 years experience. She first began her career as a Registered Migration Agent in the not-for-profit sector before broadening her experience to assist Western Australian firms and large multinationals in a diverse range of industries, including oil and gas, mining services and hospitality.

Sheila advises corporate clients on migration business strategy, risk and sponsorship audit assessments and Department of Immigration monitoring and compliance matters. Throughout her career, she has managed large-scale corporate migration projects, complex legal case work and labour agreement negotiations.

Sheila’s extensive understanding of the Australian immigration system has seen her support corporate and individual clients through challenging migration issues including health and character matters, visa cancellations, Migration Tribunal matters and Ministerial Intervention requests.

Sheila holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in History from the University of Western Australia (2004) and has always had a keen interest in migration. She earned first class honours for her thesis on Australia’s post-war immigration history.

Sheila was recently asked to appear live as a migration expert on Perth’s 6PR radio station, where she addressed what to do if your occupation has been removed from the 457 visa list. Listen to Sheila’s interview on 6PR radio station here.

Sherry Dhawan – Registered Migration Agent (MARN: 0901393)

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Phone – 08 9221 3388

Sherry’s career as a Registered Migration Agent began in 2009 after completing her Graduate certificate in Migration Law at the Australian National University. She began assisting individuals with migration matters as a sole trader before continuing her passion in assisting families and small businesses through joining the Interstaff team in 2013.

Sherry specialises in assisting individuals and employees for small businesses to live and work in Australia. Her considerate and knowledgeable approach to clients’ migration needs has made her a popular Registered Migration Agent at Interstaff.

Sherry has a diverse background in education, with a teaching degree from the University of Sydney, NSW and a Master in Economics from Punjab University. Sherry is able to speak both Hindi and Punjabi.

Elain Flynn – Registered Migration Agent (MARN: 1465616)

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Elain has completed a Post-Graduate Certificate in Australian Law and Practice at Murdoch University and has over six years of experience in the migration industry.

Elain brings a thorough understanding of process and a positive, detail-oriented approach to her migration advice. She regularly assists both individuals and businesses requiring advice on obtaining Australian visas.

Prior to working in the Australian migration industry, Elain graduated from the University College of Dublin in 2007 with an Honours degree in Economics, Politics & International Relations.

Elain is highly regarded at Interstaff for her approach to providing meticulous oversight of her clients’ applications and providing comprehensive migration advice.

Lilith Fabia – Migration Coordinator


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Phone – 08 9221 3388

Lilith holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Major in Marketing Management from De La Salle University, Philippines.

As a valuable member of the Interstaff team since 2014, Lilith has extensive knowledge and experience in coordination and project administration in the migration services as well as the consumer goods and financial services industries.

Allieu Sesay – Migration Coordinator

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Phone – 08 9221 3388

Allieu has worked in the migration industry since 2008 and has extensive knowledge in working with both corporate and individual clients.

Allieu assists with ensuring clients’ visa applications uphold the high commercial and ethical standards required by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection and relevant Government agencies and industry stakeholders.

Allieu also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies & Social Justice from the University of Notre Dame, Western Australia.

Alana Parera – Marketing and Communications Specialist

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Phone – 08 9221 3388

Alana holds a Double Degree in Arts and Commerce, with majors in Professional Writing and Publishing as well as Public Relations from Curtin University, Perth.

Having previously worked as the Customer Focus Program Communications Coordinator for one of WA’s major utilities, Alana assists Interstaff with its various customer experience initiatives, marketing and social media campaigns. Alana is passionate about content creation and digital marketing trends. She is also conversant in Bahasa Indonesian.