From a document I just received from gracious Mr. Foulkes at the Immigration department in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia::

I am pleased to advise that you have been granted a visa to work for the above

business in the occupation specified above. Any family members (dependant

applicants) listed above have also been granted a subclass 457 visa. The

subclass 457 visa provides for multiple entries to Australia and is valid until the

date specified above.

Your visa has been recorded electronically and provided that you travel to

Australia using your passport number XXXXXXXXX it is not necessary that your

visa grant be physically recorded in your passport prior to embarkation for