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Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

Introduced with the Schools Assistance Bill 2008, the bill amends the: Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000 to: provide additional funding for 2009-2013 to support Indigenous education outcomes; continue the ‘Away-From-Base’ element of ABSTUDY; provide for transitional arrangements in the early childhood development and vocational education and training sectors; and cease funding from 2009 for six Indigenous education program elements; and Australian Technical Colleges (Flexibility in Achieving Australia’s Skills Needs) Act 2005, Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000 and Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004 to make consequential, transitional and technical amendments. Also repeals the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 2000.

Progress of bill

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

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/09/08  
Second reading moved 24/09/08  
Second reading debate 16/10/08  
Second reading debate 20/10/08  
Second reading debate 21/10/08  
Second reading agreed to 21/10/08  
Third reading agreed to 21/10/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10/11/08  
Second reading moved 10/11/08  
Second reading debate 02/12/08  
Second reading agreed to 02/12/08  
Committee of the Whole debate 02/12/08  
Third reading agreed to 02/12/08  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 02/12/08  
Assent 09/12/08 Act no.: 142 of 2008
     

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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (15/10/2008): Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committee
  • Committee report (27/11/2008)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )