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Education Legislation Amendment (Up-front Payments Tuition Protection) Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Education, Skills and Employment

Summary

Introduced with the Higher Education (Up-front Payments Tuition Protection Levy) Bill 2020 to expand the Tuition Protection Service to include domestic up-front fee paying higher education students, the bill amends the: Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 to: implement the extension of tuition protection arrangements to apply to domestic students that pay for their tuition fees up-front at a private registered higher education provider; and impose certain obligations on defaulting and replacement providers; Higher Education Support Act 2003 to: provide for a single Higher Education Tuition Protection Director, Higher Education Tuition Protection Fund and Higher Education Tuition Protection Fund Advisory Board to administer and govern tuition protection for domestic up-front fee paying students and HELP students; authorise the collection, use and disclosure of certain information; and impose certain obligations on defaulting providers; and Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000, Higher Education Support (HELP Tuition Protection Levy) Act 2020, Student Identifiers Act 2014 and VET Student Loans Act 2016 to make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26/08/20  
Second reading moved 26/08/20  
Second reading debate 20/10/20  
Second reading debate 21/10/20  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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