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Tuesday, 10 September 1985
Page: 387

(Question No. 308)


Senator Reid asked the Minister for Education, upon notice, on 20 May 1985:

(1) What is the current income limit for eligibility for the Australian Capital Territory Junior Secondary Bursary (the Bursary).

(2) When was the last review of the income level for the Bursary.

(3) When was the income level for the Bursary last increased.

(4) When is the next income level review for the Bursary to take place.


Senator Ryan —The answer to the honourable senator's question is as follows:

(1) $6 000 is the current adjusted taxable family income under the scheme;

(2) At the Budget time last year.

(3) January 1979.

(4) It is normal practice to review conditions for this scheme in the Budget context.