Higher Education Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2004

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
  in relation to funding levels for certain purposes;
Higher Education Support Act 2003
  in relation to: higher education provider eligibility; funding and grant levels for certain purposes, including: a new Australian Maritime College campus at Point Nepean, Victoria; a new medical school at the University of Western Sydney; additional medical school places at James Cook University, Queensland; additional nursing places; continued transitional assistance for certain regional tertiary institutions for research purposes; guidelines for certain purposes; definition of “course of study” to include combined and double degrees; Commonwealth scholarships; citizenship and residency requirements for certain student assistance; appropriate administration of FEE-HELP for Open Learning Australia (OLA) students; compliance of OLA with quality and accountability requirements;
Higher Education Support (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2003
  in relation to the definition of “institution”; and
Australian National University Act 1991
  to enable the Australian National University to comply with the National Governance Protocols. Also makes consequential amendments to the
Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
  and contains transitional provisions. 

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House of Representatives
22 Jun 2004Introduced and read a first time
22 Jun 2004Second reading moved
23 Jun 2004Second reading agreed to
23 Jun 2004Third reading agreed to
Senate
23 Jun 2004Introduced and read a first time
23 Jun 2004Second reading moved
24 Jun 2004Second reading amendment agreed to

Details: 1 Australian Democrats agreed to
24 Jun 2004Second reading agreed to
24 Jun 2004Third reading agreed to


13 Jul 2004Assent

Act no.: 114

Year: 2004

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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

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  • 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.

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Schedules of amendments

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