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Higher Education Support Amendment (Abolition of Compulsory Up-front Student Union Fees) Bill 2005

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2004-05

 

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 

 

 

 

Higher Education Support Amendment (Abolition of Compulsory Up-front Student Union Fees) Bill 2005

 

 

(Amendments to be moved by Mr Windsor)

 

(1)     Schedule 1, item 1, page 3 (lines 9-34) and page 4 (lines 1-3) omit subsections 19-37 (1), (2), and (3), substitute

          (1)        A higher education provider must not:

 (a)       require a person enrolled with, or seeking to enrol with, the provider to pay to the provider or any other entity an amount in respect of an organisation of students, or of students and other persons;

unless the higher education provider has:

(b)        established a fund to be applied by or on behalf of the university towards academic support, academic advocacy and international student services, student welfare, cultural, sporting, health, and artistic purposes; and

(c)        provided that amounts from the fund may be applied to organisations and groups which apply the amounts:

(i)         only for purposes related to academic support, academic advocacy and international student services, student welfare, culture, sport, health or art; and

(ii)        only for the provision of facilities, services and amenities.

             

 

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