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Higher Education Support Amendment (VET FEE-HELP and Providers) Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education

Summary

Amends the Higher Education Support Act 2003 to: clarify that students cannot access VET FEE-HELP assistance to undertake a vocational education and training (VET) unit of study that is not essential to the student’s course; ensure that the minister can revoke the approval of a VET provider of a body corporate that does not meet certain requirements; and allow higher education and VET provider notices of approval to take effect the day following registration on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 18/03/09  
Second reading moved 18/03/09  
Second reading debate 27/05/09  
Second reading agreed to 27/05/09  
Third reading agreed to 27/05/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/09  
Second reading moved 15/06/09  
Second reading debate 15/06/09  
Second reading agreed to 15/06/09  
Third reading agreed to 15/06/09  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 15/06/09  
Assent 23/06/09 Act no.: 39 - Year: 2008
     

Text of bill

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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