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Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Bill 2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004

 

No. 135, 2004

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to grant financial assistance to the States for 2005 to 2008 for primary and secondary education, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                                2

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 2

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 2

3............ Simplified outline of Act.................................................................... 2

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 3

5............ Students receiving education at non-government schools................. 12

6............ Funding level..................................................................................... 12

7............ Levels of education........................................................................... 13

8............ SES score.......................................................................................... 13

9............ Approved authority......................................................................... 13

10.......... Nominated authority........................................................................ 14

11.......... Approved government school community organisation................... 14

Part 2—General provisions relating to grants                                                       15

Division 1—Simplified outline of Part                                                                 15

12.......... Simplified outline.............................................................................. 15

Division 2—Grants for government schools                                                   17

13.......... Division does not apply in relation to financial assistance under section 69 for approved government school community organisations.................................................................. 17

14.......... Agreement on conditions of financial assistance.............................. 17

15.......... Further commitment—student reports............................................ 19

16.......... Further conditions of financial assistance......................................... 20

17.......... General conditions of financial assistance........................................ 20

18.......... Specific condition—financial accountability.................................... 21

19.......... Specific condition—educational accountability................................ 21

20.......... Specific condition—non-fulfilment of conditions............................ 23

21.......... Specific condition—overpayment of financial assistance................ 24

Division 3—Grants for approved government school community organisations               25

Subdivision A—Conditions of grants for approved government school community organisations   25

22.......... Agreement on conditions of financial assistance.............................. 25

23.......... General conditions of financial assistance........................................ 25

24.......... Specific condition—financial accountability.................................... 26

25.......... Specific condition—other accountability requirements.................... 26

26.......... Specific condition—non-fulfilment of conditions............................ 27

27.......... Specific condition—overpayment of financial assistance................ 27

Subdivision B—Conditions of grants to States for approved government school community organisations 28

28.......... General conditions of grant to State of financial assistance.............. 28

29.......... Specific condition—non-fulfilment of conditions............................ 28

Division 4—Grants for non-government bodies                                           29

Subdivision A—Requirements for relevant authorities etc.                              29

30.......... Minister not to authorise payment to a State for a non-government body in certain circumstances      29

31.......... Provisions that must be included in agreements............................... 30

32.......... Further commitment—student reports............................................ 32

33.......... Provisions that may be included in agreements................................ 33

34.......... General requirements........................................................................ 33

35.......... Specific requirement—financial accountability................................ 34

36.......... Specific requirement—educational accountability............................ 34

37.......... Specific requirement—provision dealing with failure to comply within time limit 36

38.......... Specific requirement—failure to comply with other requirements.. 36

Subdivision B—Conditions of grants to States for non-government bodies    37

39.......... General conditions of grant to State of financial assistance.............. 37

40.......... Specific condition—non-fulfilment of conditions............................ 37

Division 5—Miscellaneous                                                                                       39

41.......... Powers of Minister if amounts of grants become repayable............ 39

42.......... Amount payable by a State to the Commonwealth is a debt........... 39

43.......... Powers of Minister if amounts payable by approved government school community organisations    39

44.......... Powers of Minister if amounts payable by relevant authorities...... 40

45.......... Determinations requiring repayments.............................................. 41

Part 3—Lists of non-government schools and approved school systems 42

Division 1—Funding of non-government schools                                        42

46.......... Funding of non-government schools................................................. 42

Division 2—List of non-government schools                                                 43

47.......... List of non-government schools....................................................... 43

Division 3—List of approved school systems                                                45

48.......... List of approved school systems..................................................... 45

Part 4—Varying lists                                                                                                            46

Division 1—Simplified outline of Part                                                                 46

49.......... Simplified outline.............................................................................. 46

Division 2—Varying lists of non-government schools and approved school systems    47

50.......... Varying list of non-government schools........................................... 47

51.......... Varying list of approved school systems......................................... 48

Division 3—Change of funding level                                                                   49

52.......... Application to change funding level of non-government school due to incorrect SES score etc.             49

53.......... Change of funding level of non-government school due to incorrect SES score etc.                49

Division 4—Change of approved authority                                                      51

54.......... Application of Division.................................................................... 51

55.......... How to obtain Ministerial approval of proposal............................. 51

56.......... Decision by Minister on application................................................ 51

57.......... Varying list of non-government schools........................................... 52

Division 5—Change in systemic status                                                              53

58.......... Proposal for a non-systemic school to become a member of an approved school system      53

59.......... Proposal for a school to cease to be a member of an approved school system       54

Division 6—Changes to schools or education provided                           56

60.......... Application to vary list of non-government schools........................ 56

61.......... Decision by Minister on application................................................ 57

62.......... Prerequisites for variation of list...................................................... 58

63.......... Application relating to previous program year................................ 59

Division 7—Miscellaneous                                                                                       60

64.......... Variation to include funding level in certain circumstances.............. 60

65.......... Minister to give notice to authority of determination...................... 60

66.......... Determination may be given retrospective effect............................. 61

67.......... Overseas students disregarded.......................................................... 61

Part 5—Grants for education at government schools                                       62

Division 1—Grants for general recurrent expenditure                             62

68.......... Grants for general recurrent expenditure.......................................... 62

Division 2—Capital grants                                                                                        63

69.......... Authorising payments of capital grants........................................... 63

Part 6—Grants for non-government schools                                                          64

Division 1—Simplified outline of Part                                                                 64

70.......... Simplified outline.............................................................................. 64

Division 2—Grants for general recurrent expenditure                             65

Subdivision A—Simplified outline of Division                                                      65

71.......... Simplified outline.............................................................................. 65

Subdivision B—Application                                                                                      65

72.......... Application of Division.................................................................... 65

73.......... Application of Subdivision C—current SES funding....................... 65

74.......... Application of Subdivision D—maintained year 2000 funding....... 66

75.......... Application of Subdivision E—maintained Catholic school funding 67

76.......... Application of Subdivision F—guaranteed year 2004 SES funding. 68

77.......... Application of Subdivision G—special schools............................... 69

Subdivision C—Current SES funding                                                                    70

78.......... Authorising payments for non-systemic schools............................. 70

79.......... Authorising payments for approved school systems...................... 71

80.......... Primary student amount................................................................... 72

81.......... Secondary student amount............................................................... 72

Subdivision D—Maintained year 2000 funding                                                    72

82.......... Authorising payments for non-systemic schools............................. 72

83.......... Authorising payments for approved school systems...................... 73

84.......... Primary student amount................................................................... 74

85.......... Secondary student amount............................................................... 74

Subdivision E—Maintained Catholic school funding                                           75

86.......... Authorising payments for approved Catholic school systems........ 75

87.......... Primary student amount................................................................... 75

88.......... Secondary student amount............................................................... 76

Subdivision F—Guaranteed year 2004 SES funding                                           76

89.......... Authorising payments for non-systemic schools............................. 76

90.......... Authorising payments for approved school systems...................... 77

91.......... Primary student amount................................................................... 78

92.......... Secondary student amount............................................................... 78

Subdivision G—Special schools                                                                              78

93.......... Authorising payments for non-systemic schools............................. 78

94.......... Authorising payments for approved school systems...................... 79

95.......... Primary student amount................................................................... 80

96.......... Secondary student amount............................................................... 80

Subdivision H—Distance education amounts                                                        81

97.......... Primary distance education student amount..................................... 81

98.......... Secondary distance education student amount................................. 81

Division 3—Capital grants                                                                                        82

99.......... Authorisation of payment of capital grants..................................... 82

Division 4—Other grants for non-government rural student hostels 83

100........ Authorisation of payment of other grants for non-government rural student hostels             83

Division 5—Grants of short term emergency assistance                         84

101........ Grants of short term emergency assistance...................................... 84

Division 6—Grants to provide establishment assistance                         85

102........ Grants to provide establishment assistance..................................... 85

Part 7—Grants for education in country areas                                                     87

103........ Object of Part................................................................................... 87

104........ Grants for government schools in country areas.............................. 87

105........ Grants for non-government schools in country areas....................... 87

106........ Ceiling for grants under this Part...................................................... 87

Part 8—Grants to foster languages education                                                      88

107........ Object of Part................................................................................... 88

108........ Grants for government schools etc................................................... 88

109........ Grants for non-government schools................................................. 88

110........ Grants for national projects to foster languages education............... 89

111........ Ceiling for grants under this Part...................................................... 89

Part 9—Grants for teaching English to new arrivals                                         90

112........ Object of Part................................................................................... 90

113........ Grants for teaching English as a second language in government schools                90

114........ Grants for teaching English as a second language in non-government schools         90

Part 10—Literacy, numeracy and special learning needs                               92

Division 1—Object of Part                                                                                        92

115........ Object of Part................................................................................... 92

Division 2—Grants for schools                                                                               93

116........ Grants for government schools and centres...................................... 93

117........ Grants for non-government schools................................................. 93

118........ Grants for both government schools and centres and non-government schools      94

Division 3—Grants for non-government centres                                         95

119........ Grants for non-government centres.................................................. 95

Division 4—Grants for national projects                                                           96

120........ Grants for national projects.............................................................. 96

Part 11—Miscellaneous                                                                                                     97

Division 1—Average Government School Recurrent Costs                  97

121........ Changes to Average Government School Recurrent Costs............... 97

122........ Changes to amounts for primary education...................................... 97

123........ Changes to amounts for secondary education.................................. 98

Division 2—Cost supplementation                                                                       99

124........ Recurrent grants—general................................................................. 99

125........ Recurrent grants—guarantee amounts............................................ 100

126........ Capital grants for government schools and non-government schools 100

127........ Other grants for non-government rural student hostels.................. 101

Division 3—Timing of payments etc.                                                                102

128........ Minister may fix amounts and times of payment of financial assistance                102

129........ Advances........................................................................................ 102

130........ Determination authorising the making of payments may authorise Minister to determine amounts of payments........................................................................................................ 102

Division 4—False or misleading statements                                                 103

131........ Payment reduction for false or misleading statement..................... 103

132........ Change of SES score due to false or misleading statement............. 104

Division 5—Appropriation and authority to borrow                                  106

133........ Appropriation................................................................................ 106

134 ........ Authority to borrow....................................................................... 106

Division 6—Administrative matters                                                                  107

135........ Determinations, approvals etc. by Minister.................................. 107

136........ Revocation or variation of determinations or approvals by Minister 107

137........ Delegation....................................................................................... 108

138........ Report by Minister........................................................................ 108

Division 7—Overseas students                                                                           110

139........ Overseas students........................................................................... 110

Division 8—Regulations                                                                                          111

140........ Regulations..................................................................................... 111

Part 12—Transitional provisions                                                                                 112

141........ Application of this Part.................................................................. 112

142........ Approved authority....................................................................... 112

143........ Levels of education......................................................................... 112

144........ Previous list of non-government schools........................................ 112

145........ Previous list of approved school systems...................................... 113

146........ SES scores and funding levels of existing non-systemic schools.... 114

147........ SES scores and funding levels of existing systemic schools........... 114

148........ Overseas students........................................................................... 115

149........ Block grant authority...................................................................... 115

150........ Regulations..................................................................................... 115

151........ Guidelines....................................................................................... 116

Schedule 1—Average Government School Recurrent Costs (AGSRC)     118

Schedule 2—General recurrent grants for government schools        119

Schedule 3—Capital grants for government schools             120

Schedule 4—General recurrent grants for non-government schools            121

Part 1—Current SES funding for primary education                                       121

Part 2—Current SES funding for secondary education                                  124

Part 3—Year 2000 funding for primary education                                             127

Part 4—Year 2000 funding for secondary education                                       128

Schedule 5—Capital grants for non-government schools 129

Schedule 6—Other grants for non-government rural student hostels          130

Schedule 7—Grants of short term emergency assistance for non-government schools                                                                                                                        131

Schedule 8—Grants for targeted assistance                                   132

Part 1—Grants for targeted assistance                                                                   132

Part 2—ESL new arrivals amount                                                                              133

Schedule 9—Grants for literacy, numeracy and special learning needs    134

Part 1—Grants for literacy, numeracy and special learning needs         134

Part 2—Strategic assistance amounts                                                                      135

 



 

 

Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004

No. 135, 2004

 

 

 

An Act to grant financial assistance to the States for 2005 to 2008 for primary and secondary education, and for related purposes

[ Assented to 13 December 2004 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:



Schedule 1 Average Government School Recurrent Costs (AGSRC)

Note:       See the definitions of AGSRC in section 4.

   

   

 

AGSRC amounts

 

 

 

Column 1

Type of education

Column 2

2005 program year

($)

Column 3

2006 program year

($)

Column 4

2007 program year

($)

Column 5

2008 program year

($)

1

Primary

6,580

6,580

6,580

6,580

2

Secondary

8,595

8,595

8,595

8,595

Note:          The operation of section 121 may affect the amounts in this Schedule.



 

Schedule 2 General recurrent grants for government schools

Note:       See section 68.

   

   

 

Primary education amount and secondary education amount

 

Column 1

Level of education

Column 2

Funding entitlement

(% of AGSRC)

Column 3

2005 program year

($)

Column 4

2006 program year

($)

Column 5

2007 program year

($)

Column 6

2008 program year

($)

1

Primary education

8.9

586

586

586

586

2

Secondary education

10.0

860

860

860

860

Note:          The operation of sections 121, 122 and 123 may affect the amounts in columns 3, 4, 5 and 6.



 

Schedule 3 Capital grants for government schools

Note:       See section 69.

   

   

 

Capital grants for government schools

 

Column 1

Program year

Column 2

Amount of capital grants

($’000)

Column 3

Amount of capital infrastructure grants

($’000)

1

2005

249,000

140,000

2

2006

249,000

186,667

3

2007

249,000

186,667

4

2008

249,000

186,666

5

2009

 

 

6

2010

 

 

7

2011

 

 

Note 1:       The operation of section 126 may affect the amount of the grants in column 2.

Note 2:       Amounts for program years 2009, 2010 and 2011 will be inserted by later amending Acts.



 

Schedule 4 General recurrent grants for non-government schools

Note:       See sections 4, 78 to 88, 93 to 96 and 144 to 147.

Part 1 Current SES funding for primary education

   

 

Current SES funding for primary education

 

 

Column 1

SES score

Column 2

Current SES funding level

(% of AGSRC)

Column 3

Amount for 2005 program year

($)

Column 4

Amount for 2006 program year

($)

Column 5

Amount for 2007 program year

($)

Column 6

Amount for 2008 program year

($)

1

130 or greater

13.7

902

902

902

902

2

129

15.0

987

987

987

987

3

128

16.2

1,066

1,066

1,066

1,066

4

127

17.5

1,152

1,152

1,152

1,152

5

126

18.7

1,231

1,231

1,231

1,231

6

125

20.0

1,316

1,316

1,316

1,316

7

124

21.2

1,395

1,395

1,395

1,395

8

123

22.5

1,481

1,481

1,481

1,481

9

122

23.7

1,560

1,560

1,560

1,560

10

121

25.0

1,645

1,645

1,645

1,645

11

120

26.2

1,724

1,724

1,724

1,724

12

119

27.5

1,810

1,810

1,810

1,810

13

118

28.7

1,889

1,889

1,889

1,889

14

117

30.0

1,974

1,974

1,974

1,974

15

116

31.2

2,053

2,053

2,053

2,053

16

115

32.5

2,139

2,139

2,139

2,139

17

114

33.7

2,218

2,218

2,218

2,218

18

113

35.0

2,303

2,303

2,303

2,303

19

112

36.2

2,382

2,382

2,382

2,382

20

111

37.5

2,468

2,468

2,468

2,468

21

110

38.7

2,547

2,547

2,547

2,547

22

109

40.0

2,632

2,632

2,632

2,632

23

108

41.2

2,711

2,711

2,711

2,711

24

107

42.5

2,797

2,797

2,797

2,797

25

106

43.7

2,876

2,876

2,876

2,876

26

105

45.0

2,961

2,961

2,961

2,961

27

104

46.2

3,040

3,040

3,040

3,040

28

103

47.5

3,126

3,126

3,126

3,126

29

102

48.7

3,205

3,205

3,205

3,205

30

101

50.0

3,290

3,290

3,290

3,290

31

100

51.2

3,369

3,369

3,369

3,369

32

99

52.5

3,455

3,455

3,455

3,455

33

98

53.7

3,534

3,534

3,534

3,534

34

97

55.0

3,619

3,619

3,619

3,619

35

96

56.2

3,698

3,698

3,698

3,698

36

95

57.5

3,784

3,784

3,784

3,784

37

94

58.7

3,863

3,863

3,863

3,863

38

93

60.0

3,948

3,948

3,948

3,948

39

92

61.2

4,027

4,027

4,027

4,027

40

91

62.5

4,113

4,113

4,113

4,113

41

90

63.7

4,192

4,192

4,192

4,192

42

89

65.0

4,277

4,277

4,277

4,277

43

88

66.2

4,356

4,356

4,356

4,356

44

87

67.5

4,442

4,442

4,442

4,442

45

86

68.7

4,521

4,521

4,521

4,521

46

85 or less

70.0

4,606

4,606

4,606

4,606

Note:          The operation of sections 121 and 122 may affect the amounts in columns 3, 4, 5 and 6.



 

Part 2 Current SES funding for secondary education

   

 

Current SES funding for secondary education

 

Column 1

SES score

Column 2

Current SES funding level

(% of AGSRC)

Column 3

Amount for 2005 program year

($)

Column 4

Amount for 2006 program year

($)

Column 5

Amount for 2007 program year

($)

Column 6

Amount for 2008 program year

($)

1

130 or greater

13.7

1,178

1,178

1,178

1,178

2

129

15.0

1,290

1,290

1,290

1,290

3

128

16.2

1,393

1,393

1,393

1,393

4

127

17.5

1,505

1,505

1,505

1,505

5

126

18.7

1,608

1,608

1,608

1,608

6

125

20.0

1,719

1,719

1,719

1,719

7

124

21.2

1,823

1,823

1,823

1,823

8

123

22.5

1,934

1,934

1,934

1,934

9

122

23.7

2,038

2,038

2,038

2,038

10

121

25.0

2,149

2,149

2,149

2,149

11

120

26.2

2,252

2,252

2,252

2,252

12

119

27.5

2,364

2,364

2,364

2,364

13

118

28.7

2,467

2,467

2,467

2,467

14

117

30.0

2,579

2,579

2,579

2,579

15

116

31.2

2,682

2,682

2,682

2,682

16

115

32.5

2,794

2,794

2,794

2,794

17

114

33.7

2,897

2,897

2,897

2,897

18

113

35.0

3,009

3,009

3,009

3,009

19

112

36.2

3,112

3,112

3,112

3,112

20

111

37.5

3,224

3,224

3,224

3,224

21

110

38.7

3,327

3,327

3,327

3,327

22

109

40.0

3,438

3,438

3,438

3,438

23

108

41.2

3,542

3,542

3,542

3,542

24

107

42.5

3,653

3,653

3,653

3,653

25

106

43.7

3,757

3,757

3,757

3,757

26

105

45.0

3,868

3,868

3,868

3,868

27

104

46.2

3,971

3,971

3,971

3,971

28

103

47.5

4,083

4,083

4,083

4,083

29

102

48.7

4,186

4,186

4,186

4,186

30

101

50.0

4,298

4,298

4,298

4,298

31

100

51.2

4,401

4,401

4,401

4,401

32

99

52.5

4,513

4,513

4,513

4,513

33

98

53.7

4,616

4,616

4,616

4,616

34

97

55.0

4,728

4,728

4,728

4,728

35

96

56.2

4,831

4,831

4,831

4,831

36

95

57.5

4,943

4,943

4,943

4,943

37

94

58.7

5,046

5,046

5,046

5,046

38

93

60.0

5,157

5,157

5,157

5,157

39

92

61.2

5,261

5,261

5,261

5,261

40

91

62.5

5,372

5,372

5,372

5,372

41

90

63.7

5,476

5,476

5,476

5,476

42

89

65.0

5,587

5,587

5,587

5,587

43

88

66.2

5,690

5,690

5,690

5,690

44

87

67.5

5,802

5,802

5,802

5,802

45

86

68.7

5,905

5,905

5,905

5,905

46

85 or less

70.0

6,017

6,017

6,017

6,017

Note:          The operation of sections 121 and 123 may affect the amounts in columns 3, 4, 5 and 6.



 

Part 3 Year 2000 funding for primary education

   

 

Year 2000 funding for primary education

 

Column 1

Year 2000 funding level

(% of AGSRC)

Column 2

Amount for 2005 program year

($)

Column 3

Amount for 2006 program year

($)

Column 4

Amount for 2007 program year

($)

Column 5

Amount for 2008 program year

($)

1

11.8

777

777

777

777

2

14.0

922

922

922

922

3

15.7

1,034

1,034

1,034

1,034

4

19.6

1,290

1,290

1,290

1,290

5

19.7

1,297

1,297

1,297

1,297

6

23.9

1,573

1,573

1,573

1,573

7

29.0

1,909

1,909

1,909

1,909

8

32.0

2,106

2,106

2,106

2,106

9

34.7

2,284

2,284

2,284

2,284

10

35.0

2,303

2,303

2,303

2,303

11

38.7

2,547

2,547

2,547

2,547

12

43.8

2,883

2,883

2,883

2,883

13

47.5

3,126

3,126

3,126

3,126

14

51.6

3,396

3,396

3,396

3,396

15

56.0

3,685

3,685

3,685

3,685

Note:          The operation of sections 121 and 122 may affect the amounts in columns 2, 3, 4 and 5.



 

Part 4 Year 2000 funding for secondary education

   

 

Year 2000 funding for secondary education

 

Column 1

Year 2000 funding level

(% of AGSRC)

Column 2

Amount for 2005 program year

($)

Column 3

Amount for 2006 program year

($)

Column 4

Amount for 2007 program year

($)

Column 5

Amount for 2008 program year

($)

1

14.2

1,221

1,221

1,221

1,221

2

15.6

1,341

1,341

1,341

1,341

3

18.9

1,625

1,625

1,625

1,625

4

21.9

1,883

1,883

1,883

1,883

5

28.7

2,467

2,467

2,467

2,467

6

32.2

2,768

2,768

2,768

2,768

7

35.7

3,069

3,069

3,069

3,069

8

38.8

3,335

3,335

3,335

3,335

9

39.1

3,361

3,361

3,361

3,361

10

43.2

3,714

3,714

3,714

3,714

11

48.8

4,195

4,195

4,195

4,195

12

53.0

4,556

4,556

4,556

4,556

13

57.5

4,943

4,943

4,943

4,943

14

62.4

5,364

5,364

5,364

5,364

Note:          The operation of sections 121 and 123 may affect the amounts in columns 2, 3, 4 and 5.



 

Schedule 5 Capital grants for non-government schools

Note:       See section 99.

   

   

 

Capital grants for non-government schools

 

Column 1

Program year

Column 2

Amount of capital grants

($’000)

Column 3

Amount of capital infrastructure grants

($’000)

1

2005

101,838

60,000

2

2006

101,838

80,000

3

2007

101,838

80,000

4

2008

90,123

80,000

5

2009

 

 

6

2010

 

 

7

2011

 

 

Note 1:       The operation of section 126 may affect the amount of the grants in column 2.

Note 2:       Amounts for program years 2009, 2010 and 2011 will be inserted by later amending Acts.



 

Schedule 6 Other grants for non-government rural student hostels

Note:       See section 100.

   

   

 

Other grants for rural student hostels

 

Column 1

Program year

Column 2

Amount

($)

1

2005

2,500

2

2006

2,500

3

2007

2,500

4

2008

2,500

Note:          The operation of section 127 may affect the amount of the grants.



 

Schedule 7 Grants of short term emergency assistance for non-government schools

Note:       See section 101.

   

   

 

Grants of short term emergency assistance

 

Column 1

Program year

Column 2

Amount of grants

($’000)

1

2005

887

2

2006

887

3

2007

887

4

2008

887

Note:          The operation of section 124 may affect the amount of the grants.



 

Schedule 8 Grants for targeted assistance

Note:       See sections 103 to 114.

Part 1 Grants for targeted assistance

   

 

Grants for targeted assistance

 

Column 1

Program year

Column 2

Grants for education in country areas

($’000)

Column 3

Grants to foster languages education

($’000)

1

2005

25,597

24,984

2

2006

25,597

24,984

3

2007

25,597

24,984

4

2008

25,597

24,984

Note:          The operation of section 124 may affect the amount of the grants.



 

Part 2 ESL new arrivals amount

   

 

ESL new arrivals amount

 

Column 1

Program year

Column 2

Amount

($)

1

2005

4,854

2

2006

4,854

3

2007

4,854

4

2008

4,854

Note:          The operation of section 124 may affect the amount of the grants.



 

Schedule 9 Grants for literacy, numeracy and special learning needs

Note:       See sections 115 to 120.

Part 1 Grants for literacy, numeracy and special learning needs

   

 

Grants for literacy, numeracy and special learning needs

 

Column 1

Program year

Column 2

Grants for schools

($’000)

Column 3

Grants for schools:

guarantee amount

($’000)

Column 4

Grants for non-gov’t centres

($’000)

Column 5

Grants for non-gov’t centres:

guarantee amount

($’000)

Column 6

Grants for national projects

($’000)

 

1

2005

370,313

9,815

28,392

3,433

9,445

2

2006

370,393

9,815

29,250

3,433

9,445

3

2007

370,390

9,815

30,109

3,433

9,445

4

2008

370,390

9,815

30,967

3,433

0

Note:          The operation of section 124 may affect the amount of the grants.



 

Part 2 Strategic assistance amounts

   

 

Strategic assistance amounts

 

Column 1

Program year

Column 2

Government schools

($)

Column 3

Non-government schools

($)

1

2005

141

715

2

2006

141

715

3

2007

141

715

4

2008

141

715

Note:          The operation of section 124 may affect the amount of the grants.



 

 [ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 17 November 2004

Senate on 2 December 2004 ]

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