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Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 [2011]


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations

Summary

Amends the: Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 in relation to: the registration process for approved providers; financial penalties; and the publication of certain information; Ombudsman Act 1976 to enable the Ombudsman to: provide an independent complaints body for overseas students of private registered providers; provide advice and training to private registered providers to facilitate best practice complaint handling; and review and investigate complaint handling and report on systemic issues; and Privacy Act 1988 to enable the Australian Information Commissioner to transfer certain complaints to the Overseas Students Ombudsman.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/10/10  
Second reading moved 27/10/10  
Second reading debate 10/02/11  
Second reading agreed to 10/02/11  
Third reading agreed to 10/02/11  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 21/02/11  
Referred to Main Committee 28/02/11  
Second reading moved 03/03/11  
Second reading debate 03/03/11  
Second reading debate 21/03/11  
Reported from Main Committee 21/03/11  
Second reading agreed to 21/03/11  
Third reading agreed to 21/03/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 21/03/11  
Assent 08/04/11 Act no.: 11 of 2011
     

Text of bill

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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 (28/10/2010): Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (22/11/2010)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )