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Higher Education Support Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research

Summary

Amends the Higher Education Support Act 2003 to: clarify the application and operation of indexation arrangements; update the Melbourne College of Divinity’s name to MCD University of Divinity; enable dollar amounts to be rounded up when a partial HELP debt repayment is made; and provide that certain students undertaking courses in dentistry or veterinary science are eligible for the higher FEE-HELP limit.

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 15/02/12  
Second reading moved 15/02/12  
Second reading debate 14/03/12  
Second reading debate 15/03/12  
Second reading agreed to 15/03/12  
Consideration in detail debate 15/03/12  
Third reading agreed to 15/03/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/03/12  
Second reading moved 15/03/12  
Second reading debate 20/03/12  
Second reading agreed to 20/03/12  
Third reading agreed to 20/03/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 20/03/12  
Assent 15/04/12 Act no.: 38 - Year: 2012
     

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
LEY, Sussan, MP

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Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 7212]
MASON, Sen Brett

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes