Short-term arrivals record (China!)
On the flip side total short-term arrivals in Australia blasted past 6.9 million in 2014.
This demolished the previous record set in 2013 of 6.38 million.
The stand-out trend is of course clearly visible in all Australian capital cities.
Indeed, in aggregate settlers in Australia in 2014 overwhelmingly hailed from Asia at 71,360.