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Higher Education Support Amendment (Job-Ready Graduates and Supporting Regional and Remote Students) Bill 2020

2019-2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Higher Education Support Amendment (Job-Ready Graduates and Supporting Regional and Remote Students) Bill 2020

 

No.      , 2020

 

(Education, Skills and Employment)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to higher education and social security, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 3

Schedule 1—Commonwealth Grant Scheme                                                         4

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     4

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                        4

Part 2—Application provisions                                                                               23

Schedule 2—Maximum student contribution amounts for places          24

Part 1—Amendments commencing day after Royal Assent                    24

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         24

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      24

Division 2—Application provisions                                                                         27

Part 2—Amendments commencing 1 January 2021                                     28

Higher Education Support Amendment (2009 Budget Measures) Act 2009   28

Schedule 3—Other grants                                                                                                29

Part 1—Amendments commencing day after Royal Assent                    29

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      29

Part 2—Amendments commencing 1 January 2021                                     30

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      30

Schedule 4—Student protection                                                                                   31

Part 1—Amendments commencing 1 January 2021                                     31

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         31

Education Legislation Amendment (Provider Integrity and Other Measures) Act 2017    31

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      33

Division 2—Application provision                                                                           42

Part 2—Amendments commencing 1 January 2022                                     44

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         44

Education Legislation Amendment (Provider Integrity and Other Measures) Act 2017    44

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      44

Division 2—Application provision                                                                           45

Schedule 5—Other amendments                                                                                  46

Part 1—Amendments commencing 1 January 2020                                     46

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      46

Part 2—Amendments commencing day after Royal Assent                    47

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      47

Part 3—Amendments commencing 1 January 2021                                     49

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      49

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           49

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to higher education and social security, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Higher Education Support Amendment (Job-Ready Graduates and Supporting Regional and Remote Students) Act 2020 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

 

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

 

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

 

2.  Schedule 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

 

3.  Schedule 2, Part 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

 

4.  Schedule 2, Part 2

1 January 2021.

1 January 2021

 

5.  Schedule 3, Part 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

 

6.  Schedule 3, Part 2

1 January 2021.

1 January 2021

 

7.  Schedule 4, Part 1

1 January 2021.

1 January 2021

 

8.  Schedule 4, Part 2

1 January 2022.

1 January 2022

 

9.  Schedule 5, Part 1

1 January 2020.

1 January 2020

10.  Schedule 5, Part 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

11.  Schedule 5, Part 3

1 January 2021.

1 January 2021

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.