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Higher Education Legislation Amendment (2007 Budget Measures) Bill 2007


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Science and Training

Summary

Amends the Higher Education Support Act 2003 in relation to funding amounts for the Commonwealth Grant Scheme, Other Grants and Commonwealth Scholarships; maximum tertiary student contribution amounts for certain units of study; funding agreements; grant adjustment mechanisms; removal of certain restrictions on the proportion of domestic undergraduate fee-paying places; grants for the practical component of teacher education courses; and grants to support structural reform by universities; and Australian Research Council Act 2001 to increase annual caps on funding and add funding years.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/05/07  
Second reading moved 24/05/07  
Second reading agreed to 13/06/07  
Third reading agreed to 13/06/07  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/06/07  
Second reading moved 14/06/07  
Second reading agreed to 15/06/07  
Third reading agreed to 15/06/07  
     
Assent 28/06/07 Act no.: 119 - Year: 2007
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory Memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
SMITH, Stephen, MP

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Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 5293]
CARR, Sen Kim

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)