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Higher Education Support Amendment (Student Contribution Amounts and Other Measures) Bill 2012


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

Summary

Amends the Higher Education Support Act 2003 to: increase the maximum student contribution amount for units of study in mathematics, statistics and science for all domestic students from 1 January 2013; and remove eligibility for Commonwealth supported places and the Higher Education Loan Program schemes for Australian citizens who will not be resident in Australia during their course.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23/05/12  
Second reading moved 23/05/12  
Second reading debate 27/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 27/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 27/06/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/06/12  
Second reading moved 27/06/12  
Second reading debate 15/08/12  
Second reading debate 20/08/12  
Second reading agreed to 20/08/12  
Third reading agreed to 20/08/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 20/08/12  
Assent 13/09/12 Act no.: 127 - 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