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Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Bill 2000

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Bill 2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

(Education, Training and Youth Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to provide targeted financial assistance to advance the education of Indigenous persons, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Overview of the Act............................................................................ 2

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 3

Part 2—Objects of the Act                                                                                                 5

5............ Object of Act—equitable and appropriate educational outcomes for Indigenous people          5

6............ Object of Act—equal access to education by Indigenous people........ 6

7............ Object of Act—equity of participation by Indigenous people in education               6

8............ Object of Act—increasing involvement of Indigenous people in educational decisions           6

9............ Object of Act—to develop culturally appropriate education services for Indigenous people    7

Part 3—Agreements                                                                                                              9

10.......... Agreements with education providers................................................. 9

11.......... Agreements with other persons or bodies......................................... 10

12.......... Recovery of payments....................................................................... 10

Part 4—Appropriations                                                                                                    12

13.......... Appropriations for ABSTUDY payments........................................ 12

14.......... Appropriations for non-ABSTUDY payments................................. 12

15.......... Appropriations operate separately..................................................... 13

16.......... Money appropriated under the old Act to be available under this Act 13

Part 5—Other matters                                                                                                        14

17.......... Delegation......................................................................................... 14

18.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 14



A Bill for an Act to provide targeted financial assistance to advance the education of Indigenous persons, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: