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Higher Education Support Amendment (Asian Century) Bill 2013


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 expand eligibility for OS-HELP assistance and provide additional incentives for university students to undertake part of their course of study in Asia from 1 January 2014.

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 14/02/13  
Second reading moved 14/02/13  
Second reading debate 17/06/13  
Second reading agreed to 17/06/13  
Third reading agreed to 17/06/13  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/06/13  
Second reading moved 17/06/13  
Second reading debate 28/06/13  
Second reading agreed to 28/06/13  
Third reading agreed to 28/06/13  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 28/06/13  
Assent 29/06/13 Act no.: 112 of 2013
     

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 (14/02/2013): House Standing Committee on Education and Employment; Committee report (27/05/2013)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )