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National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Bill 2010 [2011]


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

Introduced with the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2010 [2011], the bill establishes the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator as an independent statutory body to regulate the vocational education and training sector and provides for: registration of training organisations; accreditation of courses; powers to issue and cancel qualifications; investigative powers; enforcement; Commonwealth-State arrangements; terms and conditions of employment, functions and powers of the regulator and two commissioners; staff and consultants; offences and civil penalties; reporting requirements; strategic and annual reporting plans; and the establishment of the Australian Quality Training Framework to provide for national standards for registered training organisations by legislative instrument.

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 26/11/10  
Second reading moved 26/11/10  
Second reading debate 23/03/11  
Second reading agreed to 23/03/11  
Third reading agreed to 23/03/11  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23/03/11  
Second reading moved 24/03/11  
Second reading debate 24/03/11  
Second reading agreed to 24/03/11  
Third reading agreed to 24/03/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 24/03/11  
Assent 12/04/11 Act no.: 12 of 2011
     

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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  • Replacement explanatory memorandum

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  • Addendum to the replacement 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 (10/02/2011): Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (21/03/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )