13 Oct 2016
House of Representatives
Education and Training
Part of a package of three bills to replace the VET FEE-HELP loan scheme with a student loans program, the bill amends the
Higher Education Support Act 2003 to: close down access to VET FEE-HELP assistance to new VET providers from 5 October 2016; close down access to VET FEE-HELP assistance to new students for units from 1 January 2017; and enable existing and active students enrolled with VET providers to continue to access VET FEE-HELP assistance for units that start before 1 January 2018; and the
Higher Education Support Act 2003,
National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 and
Student Identifiers Act 2014 to make consequential amendments.