Chinese aged care/English language students recruited to regional New South Wales in private venture

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The Chinese businesswoman Lila Chan acquired the former Kenmore Hospital in Goulburn – halfway between Sydney and Canberra – over two years ago to create a new aged care educational facilities for Chinese students from Sichuan University. She has renovated and restored the hospital, including the heritage buildings and has now signed a deal with TAFE Illawarra (Wollongong) to support the course work. Lila Chan points out that China sends currently send students to Canada and America for aged care training – she plans for Australia to be a major educational resource.