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Higher Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2004


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

Summary

Amends the: Higher Education Funding Act 1988 in relation to funding and grant levels for certain purposes; Higher Education Support Act 2003 in relation to: funding in relation to the Commonwealth Grant Scheme and Other Grants for 2005-07; setting of student contributions and tuition fees; remission of HECS-HELP debts for work experience in industry units; definition of Equivalent Full Time Student Load; and notification of tax file numbers by students; and Higher Education Support (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2003 to: simplify transitional funding arrangements for University of Notre Dame Australia students; and provide Ministerial discretion to approve funding increases under the Commonwealth Grants Scheme in the first year of implementation (2005) under certain circumstances.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 11/03/04  
Second reading moved 11/03/04  
Second reading agreed to 23/03/04  
Third reading agreed to 23/03/04  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24/03/04  
Second reading moved 24/03/04  
Second reading agreed to 30/03/04  
Third reading agreed to 31/03/04  
     
Assent 21/04/04 Act no.: 45 - Year: 2004
     

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