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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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 22 Jun 2004
Second reading moved 22 Jun 2004
Second reading agreed to 23 Jun 2004
Third reading agreed to 23 Jun 2004
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23 Jun 2004
Second reading moved 23 Jun 2004
Second reading amendment agreed to
  • Details: 1 Australian Democrats agreed to
24 Jun 2004
Second reading agreed to 24 Jun 2004
Third reading agreed to 24 Jun 2004
Assent
  • Act no.: 114
  • Year: 2004
13 Jul 2004

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Proposed amendments

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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.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

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

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Schedules of amendments

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