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Higher Education Funding Amendment Bill 2002


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

Summary

Amends the: Higher Education Funding Act 1988 to: extend access to the Post-graduate Education Loan Scheme to certain universities and colleges; provide funding for the establishment of a Graduate Diploma in Environment and Planning at the University of Tasmania and six associated scholarships; vary funding levels for certain purposes; and correct a minor drafting error; and Australian Research Council Act 2001 to: vary certain annual funding caps for 2003, 2004 and 2005; and insert an additional funding cap for 2006.

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 05/06/02  
Second reading moved 05/06/02  
Second reading agreed to 19/08/02  
Third reading agreed to 19/08/02  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/08/02  
Second reading moved 22/08/02  
Second reading debate 28/08/02  
Second reading agreed to 29/08/02  
Committee of the Whole debate 29/08/02 Amendment details: 11 Opposition agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 18/09/02 Amendment details: 5 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 19/09/02  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 25/09/02 Details: House agreed to 9 Senate amendments, disagreed to 7 and made 5 Opposition amendments in their place
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 26/09/02 Details: Senate did not insist on its amendments and agreed to the replacement amendments made by the House
     
Assent 21/10/02 Act no.: 87 - Year: 2002
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory Memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

  • (HoR) Non-Government 1

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes