Higher Education Funding Amendment Bill 2002

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Science and Training
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the:
Higher Education Funding Act 1988
to: extend access to the Post-graduate Education Loan Scheme to certain universities and colleges; provide funding for the establishment of a Graduate Diploma in Environment and Planning at the University of Tasmania and six associated scholarships; vary funding levels for certain purposes; and correct a minor drafting error; and
Australian Research Council Act 2001
to: vary certain annual funding caps for 2003, 2004 and 2005; and insert an additional funding cap for 2006.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 05 Jun 2002
Second reading moved 05 Jun 2002
Second reading agreed to 19 Aug 2002
Third reading agreed to 19 Aug 2002
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22 Aug 2002
Second reading moved 22 Aug 2002
Second reading debate 28 Aug 2002
Second reading agreed to 29 Aug 2002
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 11 Opposition agreed to
29 Aug 2002
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 5 Opposition agreed to
18 Sep 2002
Third reading agreed to 19 Sep 2002
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to 9 Senate amendments, disagreed to 7 and made 5 Opposition amendments in their place
25 Sep 2002
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate did not insist on its amendments and agreed to the replacement amendments made by the House
26 Sep 2002
Assent
  • Act no.: 87
  • Year: 2002
21 Oct 2002

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

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