Australian Bruce Ryde (above), from Sydney, who started living in Hong Kong 18 months ago. Photo: Viola Gaskell

The Australian connection: why Hong Kong is a home from home for expats from Down Under

  • Former British territory – a base for 100,000 Australian residents and about 600 of the nation’s firms – is their fifth most popular place for a home abroad
  • Hotel industry executive Bruce Ryde among those happy to make the move and ‘live the dream in the ultimate Asian city’