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Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011


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

Summary

Introduced with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Bill 2011, the bill amends the: Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 to provide that the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and its staff undertake functions relating to provider registration and monitoring; Higher Education Support Act 2003 to recognise new registration requirements for higher education providers and the TEQSA; and proposed Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 to update the definition of ‘vocational education and training course’. Also provides for the transition of functions from state and territories authorities to the TEQSA.

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 23/03/11  
Second reading moved 23/03/11  
Second reading debate 16/06/11  
Second reading agreed to 16/06/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 16/06/11 Amendment details: 9 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 16/06/11  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20/06/11  
Second reading moved 22/06/11  
Second reading debate 22/06/11  
Second reading agreed to 22/06/11  
Third reading agreed to 22/06/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 22/06/11  
Assent 29/06/11 Act no.: 74 of 2011
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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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

Senate
  • Government [sheet CJ205]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (24/03/2011): Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (10/05/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )