Wish we had gone for permanent visa 2 yrs ago! but we didnt so only 457 option left as we can't live in uk freezing cold limbo for much longer!! we will be going for permanent visa when we get to oz tho. we are so glad to get APHRA registration and feel we have passed a major milestone in the moving process, next up a sponsor then onwards to a visa!!! (how positive do i sound!!)