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


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Science and Training

Summary

Amends the Higher Education Support Act 2003 to abolish compulsory student unionism in higher education institutions which receive Commonwealth funding; and reduce grants to an institution that breaches the voluntary student unionism requirements.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16/03/05  
Second reading moved 16/03/05  
Second reading agreed to 07/12/05  
Consideration in detail debate 07/12/05 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 07/12/05  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07/12/05  
Second reading moved 07/12/05  
Second reading agreed to 09/12/05  
Third reading agreed to 09/12/05  
     
Assent 19/12/05 Act no.: 159 - Year: 2005
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet PA322]

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  • Non-Government
MACKLIN, Jenny, MP

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  • Non-Government

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Senate
  • [sheet 4790 revised]

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  • Opposition [sheet 4808]
WONG, Sen Penny

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)