A busker plays a traditional Chinese fiddle, or "erhu", along a street in Sydney. For the first time Asian migration has outstripped European, and Mandarin is now the second-most spoken language after English. Photo: AFP

Should Australia fear an influx of Chinese?

Most suspicions about the country being ‘swamped by Asians’ are overblown, but changing demographics are becoming evident as Chinese immigrants outnumber Europeans for the first time

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A busker plays a traditional Chinese fiddle, or "erhu", along a street in Sydney. For the first time Asian migration has outstripped European, and Mandarin is now the second-most spoken language after English. Photo: AFP
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