Family and Community Services (Closure of Student Financial Supplement Scheme) Bill 2003

Family and Community Services 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
Amends the
Social Security Act 1991
  to close the Student Financial Supplement Scheme to new applications from tertiary students from 1 January 2004 and continue loan repayment arrangements for existing loans. 

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House of Representatives
26 Jun 2003Introduced and read a first time
26 Jun 2003Second reading moved
11 Sep 2003Second reading agreed to
11 Sep 2003Third reading agreed to
15 Sep 2003Introduced and read a first time
15 Sep 2003Second reading moved
25 Nov 2003Second reading debate
26 Nov 2003Second reading debate
16 Nov 2004Lapsed at end of Parliament

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