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Higher Education Support Amendment (Demand Driven Funding System and Other Measures) Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

Amends the Higher Education Support Act 2003 to: remove the annual caps on Commonwealth Grant Scheme funding; change the way in which higher education providers are eligible for that funding; abolish the student learning entitlement; require higher education providers to enter into mission-based compacts with the Commonwealth; and require higher education providers to uphold free intellectual inquiry in relation to learning, teaching and research.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26/05/11  
Second reading moved 26/05/11  
Second reading debate 21/06/11  
Second reading debate 23/06/11  
Second reading agreed to 23/06/11  
Third reading agreed to 23/06/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/07/11  
Second reading moved 04/07/11  
Second reading debate 12/09/11  
Second reading debate 14/09/11  
Second reading agreed to 14/09/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 14/09/11  
Third reading agreed to 14/09/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 14/09/11  
Assent 26/09/11 Act no.: 104 - Year: 2011
     

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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
PYNE, Christopher, MP

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  • Non-Government
PYNE, Christopher, MP

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Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 7107]
MASON, Sen Brett

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes