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Higher Education Support Amendment (VET FEE-HELP and Tertiary Admission Centres) Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education

Summary

Amends the Higher Education Support Act 2003 to: broaden the guidelines-making powers to vary the VET FEE-HELP debt; allow different requirements to apply to different students undertaking VET units of study; and provide that officers of Tertiary Admission Centres have the same status and duty of care as those of higher education providers in relation to processing student information.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 09/09/09  
Second reading moved 09/09/09  
Second reading debate 19/11/09  
Second reading agreed to 19/11/09  
Third reading agreed to 19/11/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23/11/09  
Second reading moved 23/11/09  
Second reading debate 26/11/09  
Second reading agreed to 26/11/09  
Third reading agreed to 26/11/09  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 26/11/09  
Assent 07/12/09 Act no.: 121 - Year: 2009
     

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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  • Correction to 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