"It is more affordable here than a first tier city, like Shanghai or Beijing.
"A lot more people have this idea of moving overseas and because of the migration policy Australia or Canada is the first choice of the list." Lindsay Liu moved to Australia after discovering the "beautiful" country with "clean" air as an international student six years ago.
University of Western Sydney's Dr Laura Zhong, who moved to Australia 10 years ago, said it was an ideal country to raise children in.
"It is less competitive, and a healthier environment for the kids to grow," she said.
"The migration numbers show that 86 per cent of all migrants born overseas end up in our capital cities," he said.