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States Grants (Universities) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1976



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States Grants (Universities) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1976, States Grants (Advanced Education) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1976, States Grants (Technical and Further Education) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1976, States Grants (Schools) Amendment Bill 1976 (Bills Digest 32, 1976-77) Electronic version created by the Law and Bills Digest Section, Parliamentary Library, 2007.

Warning: This Digest was prepared for debate. It reflects the legislation as introduced and does not canvass subsequent amendments. This Digest does not have any official legal status. Other sources should be consulted to determine the subsequent official status of the Bill.

PARLIAMENT OF AUSTRALIA

THE PARLIAMENTARY LIBRARY

1. STATES GRANTS (UNIVERSITIES) AMENDMENT BILL (No. 2) 1976

2. STATES GRANTS (ADVANCED EDUCATION) AMENDMENT BILL (No. 2) 1976

3. STATES GRANTS (TECHNICAL AND FURTHER EDUCATION) AMENDMENT BILL (No. 2) 1976

4. STATES GRANTS (SCHOOLS) AMENDMENT BILL 1976

Date Introduced: 4 November 1976

House: House of Representatives

Presented by: The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Hon. R. I. Viner

SHORT DIGEST OF BILLS

1. Purpose

These Bills seek to amend the principal Acts by providing financial assistance to the States to adjust approved education programs in the States in respect of cost increases. They substitute new grants for those payable under the existing terms of the Acts.

2. Provisions

The States Grants (Universities) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1976 provides:

• $l.24m ($l.14m operating expenditure and $0.lm for outstanding

building projects), to adjust for known cost increases in the approved programs of grants to State Universities for the l973-75 triennium under the terms of the States Grants (Universities) Act 1972.

• $44m ($37.3m for operating expenditure and $6.7m for building

programs), to adjust for known cost increases the approved programs of grants to State universities for 1976 under the terms of the States Grants (Universities) Act 1976.

The States Grants (Advanced Education) Amendment Bill (No. 2) provides:

• supplementary grants totalling $623,510 for recurrent expenditure and

$564,340 for capital expenditure as the final cost escalation adjustments to the 1973-75 triennial grant programs for colleges of advanced education and approved non-government teachers colleges under the terms of the States Grants (Advanced Education) Act 1972.

• $24.829m for recurrent expenditure and $7.268m for capital

expenditure to adjust for cost increases in 1976 grant programs for the

States Grants (Universities) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1976, States Grants (Advanced Education) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1976, States Grants (Technical and Further Education) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1976, States Grants (Schools) Amendment Bill 1976 (Bills Digest 32, 1976-77) Electronic version created by the Law and Bills Digest Section, Parliamentary Library, 2007.

Warning: This Digest was prepared for debate. It reflects the legislation as introduced and does not canvass subsequent amendments. This Digest does not have any official legal status. Other sources should be consulted to determine the subsequent official status of the Bill.

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advanced education sector under the terms of the States Grants (Advanced Education) Act 1976.

The States Grants (Technical and Further Education) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1976 provides $5.633m for payment of supplementary grants to adjust for known cost increases in approved grant programs for the technical and further education sector over the period 1 July 1975 to 31 December 1976 under the terms of the States Grants (Technical and Further Education) Act 1974.

The States Grants (Schools) Amendment Bill 1976 provides:

• $55.7m for payment of supplementary grants to adjust for known cost

increases in approved grant programs for the schools sector during 1976 under the States Grants (Schools) Act 1972 and the States Grants (Schools) Act 1976.

• $7.6m under the States Grants (Schools) Act 1972, to adjust the 1977

grant program in respect of cost increases.

Education and Welfare Group LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH SERVICE 9/11/76