Australia fights hard to attract Hong Kong talent
Since the passage of the National Security Law in 2020, Australia has been competing hard with Britain, Canada, New Zealand and other countries to attract talented people from Hong Kong.
In the 2021-22 Financial Year (July 2021 to June 2022), more than 4,300 Hong Kong citizens became Australian permanent migrants, up from 1,391 in the previous year. Their main fields of employment are financial services and fintech, digital technology, health industries, infrastructure and tourism.
The figure is likely to increase with the opening of two new visa pathways for Hongkongers announced by the Consulate-General in March this year, with details on its website. ...