So gutted at moment, after years of planning and then deciding last year to do it we got on the emmigration rollercoaster, a year later and around £6000 lighter (medicals, police checks, form 80 completed) we're told we are 5 points short for visa, my nursing skills are still being assessed, asked if when that's finalised can we add them as it would give us the 5 points we need, NO, we should have "Indicated your intention to claim partner skills points at time of application".
We could of re submitted application and have points added except i was 50 on sunday so now useless. Looked at OH doing ielts again even though the score he got before leaves very little margin (think you'd have to be a genius) and checked out most centres and nothing available til may/june - we have 28 days, so we are going to check out the 457 visa its just that with kids i wanted a bit of security, can't believe we were asked us to go for meds and stuff before telling us we didn't have enough points. So at moment we are skint and feeling very deflated, going to try and speak to someone at diac after bank hols to see what else can/might be done. Lesson learned? watch which boxes you're ticking on bl**dy forms :)
Any useful advice anyone could give would be welcome.