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Australian Education Amendment Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education

Summary

Amends the: Australian Education Act 2013 to: provide for the establishment of funding programs for schools by regulation; provide the authority for the Commonwealth to make payments for those programs to states and territories for eligible schools; limit capital funding for block grant authorities for 2014; clarify that a debt owed under a funding agreement can be recovered from the authority for a non-government school; provide that certain decisions are reviewable; and correct errors in relation to the calculation of Commonwealth funding entitlements for certain approved authorities; and Australian Education (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2013 to extend the commencement date for improvement planning requirements.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25/09/14  
Second reading moved 25/09/14  
Second reading debate 02/10/14  
Second reading debate 20/10/14  
Second reading agreed to 20/10/14  
Third reading agreed to 20/10/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 28/10/14  
Second reading moved 28/10/14  
Second reading debate 17/11/14  
Second reading debate 18/11/14  
Second reading agreed to 18/11/14  
Third reading agreed to 18/11/14  
     
Finally passed both Houses 18/11/14  
Assent 26/11/14 Act no.: 120 - Year: 2014
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes