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Australian Education Bill 2013


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Australian Education Bill 2012



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

Summary

The bill: establishes goals for Australian schooling; and provides for: grants of financial assistance to states and territories for schools; recurrent funding for participating schools; recurrent funding for non-participating schools through national specific purpose payments; capital funding, special circumstances funding and funding for non-government representative bodies; approval of authorities and bodies to receive Commonwealth funding; implementation plans; actions the minister may take for non-compliance, including requiring amounts to be repaid; rules relating to applications; reviewable decisions; and administrative arrangements.

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 28/11/12  
Second reading moved 28/11/12  
Second reading debate 12/02/13  
Second reading debate 13/03/13  
Second reading debate 03/06/13  
Second reading debate 04/06/13  
Second reading agreed to 04/06/13  
Consideration in detail debate 04/06/13  
Consideration in detail debate 05/06/13 Amendment details: 18 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 05/06/13  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/06/13  
Second reading moved 17/06/13  
Second reading debate 26/06/13  
Second reading agreed to 26/06/13  
Third reading agreed to 26/06/13  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 26/06/13  
Assent 27/06/13 Act no.: 67 of 2013
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet BN269]

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  • Opposition
BANDT, Adam, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7410]
WRIGHT, Sen Penny

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 7409]
WRIGHT, Sen Penny

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (29/11/2012): Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee; Committee report (13/03/2013)
  • Referred to Committee (29/11/2012): House Standing Committee on Education and Employment; Committee report (29/05/2013)
  • Referred to Committee (18/06/2013): Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee; Committee report (24/06/2013)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )