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Australian Education (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013

Originating house
House of Representatives
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations


Consequential on the Australian Education Bill 2013, the bill: amends the: Federal Financial Relations Act 2009 to: enable national specific purpose payments for schools to be transitioned from financial year to calendar year appropriations; and repeal a spent provision relating to financial assistance for the 2008-09 financial year; and Schools Assistance Act 2008 to cease calendar year funding for non-government schools for capital purposes from the end of the 2013 calendar year; and contains transitional provisions, including providing for certain approvals and determinations to be deemed to have been made in reference to schools and authorities existing prior to 1 January 2014.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 05/06/13  
Second reading moved 05/06/13  
Second reading debate 17/06/13  
Second reading agreed to 17/06/13  
Third reading agreed to 19/06/13  
Introduced and read a first time 20/06/13  
Second reading moved 20/06/13  
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.: 68 - Year: 2013

Text of bill

  • First reading

  • As passed by both Houses


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

  • Referred to Committee (05/06/2013): House Standing Committee on Education and Employment; Committee report (19/06/2013)
  • 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 )