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Skills Australia Amendment (Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency) Bill 2012


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

Summary

Establishes the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency by amending the Skills Australia Act 2008 to: amend the long and short titles of the Act to rename Skills Australia to the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency; broaden the object of the Act to include the provision of advice on the allocation of Commonwealth industry skills and workforce development funding; broaden the functions of the agency in relation to its research, analysis and advisory role; increase the size of the agency from seven to 10 members; expand the current membership criteria; and make consequential amendments.

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 22/03/12  
Second reading moved 22/03/12  
Second reading debate 22/05/12  
Second reading agreed to 22/05/12  
Third reading agreed to 22/05/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/06/12  
Second reading moved 18/06/12  
Second reading debate 19/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 19/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 19/06/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 19/06/12  
Assent 27/06/12 Act no.: 69 - 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

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (22/03/2012): Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee; Committee report (10/05/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )