Hi there, I have been 'lurking' for a while, but thought I would register and intro myself as I just got my spouse visa granted yesterday. (WOOOHOOOO!) We're (husband, daughter) currently in Manchester but are looking to move over at the end of January. The thing is, things are getting awful here in UK economy/jobs-wise and I am a little worried about job prospects in Brisbane/Australia as we're both leaving (relatively secure) jobs. (I am in Financial Services and hubby is a chef). From what I have read, although Oz isn't immune, things are still looking ok and may not actually fall into recession. Any thoughts? Thanks Kerry.