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Student Identifiers Amendment (Higher Education) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education

Summary

Amends the Student Identifiers Act 2014 to: enable the extension of the unique student identifier from vocational education and training (VET) to higher education students; expand the powers and functions of the Student Identifiers Registrar to include the operation of the student identifier in the higher education sector; and make minor amendments contingent on the commencement of the Education Legislation Amendment (Tuition Protection and Other Measures) Act 2019 and Student Identifiers Amendment (Enhanced Student Permissions) Act 2019.

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 04/12/19  
Second reading moved 04/12/19  
Second reading debate 24/02/20  
Second reading agreed to 24/02/20  
Third reading agreed to 24/02/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24/02/20  
Second reading moved 24/02/20  
Second reading debate 27/02/20  
Second reading agreed to 27/02/20  
Third reading agreed to 27/02/20  
     
Finally passed both Houses 27/02/20  
Assent 06/03/20 Act no: 19 - Year: 2020
     

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

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (05/02/2020): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 3 of 2020
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (05/02/2020): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 1 of 2020
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)