Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority

Online Security

Supported browsers

Your computer needs to meet certain requirements to access online services provided by the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (OMARA). More information is available on minimum browser requirements and browser settings.
Supported browsers

Cookies 

We use ‘cookies’ for maintaining contact with a user through a website session. A cookie is a small file supplied by us, and stored by the web browser software on your computer when you access our site. An explanation of what cookies are and how they work can be found on the website of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner. Cookies allow us to recognise you as an individual web user, as you browse our website.
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

Two cookie types may be used by this website:

Session cookies

These exist only for the duration of a web browser session with a particular website/host. All cookies will be immediately lost when you end your internet session or shut down your computer. Our copy of your information will be automatically deleted twenty minutes after you last used the system. This information is only used to help you use our website systems more efficiently, not to track your movements through the internet, or to record private information about you.

Persistent cookies

These exist for a defined period of time (usually beyond the termination of the current session) before expiring.

No personally identifiable information is stored within cookies used by this website. No attempt will be made to identify anonymous users or their browsing activities unless legally compelled to do so, such as in the event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Internet Service Provider's log files.

Online security 

Before submitting your personal details on our website, it is good practice to check that your computer and Internet connection are as secure as possible.

Steps you can take to help secure your computer are:

  • set and protect passwords
  • set and update anti-virus and anti-spyware software
  • install and use a firewall
  • manage spam emails
  • secure your internet browser

Practical tips on how to protect yourself against security scams and how to complete online transactions safely, is available from the Australian Government’s Stay Smart Online website.
Stay Smart Online