Higher Education Legislation Amendment (2005 Measures No. 1) Bill 2005

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Science and Training
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the Higher Education Support Act 2003 in relation to: funding for the Commonwealth Grant Scheme and Other Grants for 2005-08; eligibility for capital development funding grants; conditions for exemptions from the tuition assurance requirements; re-crediting of Student Learning Entitlement and FEE-HELP balance; Higher Education Funding Act 1988 to: clarify that no refunds of voluntary Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS) repayments will be made from 1 January 2005; and make a technical correction to the definition of HECS debt; and Maritime College Act 1978 to ensure that the Australian Maritime College complies with the National Governance Protocols.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 17 Feb 2005
Second reading moved 17 Feb 2005
Second reading agreed to 09 Mar 2005
Third reading agreed to 09 Mar 2005
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09 Mar 2005
Second reading moved 09 Mar 2005
Second reading agreed to 12 May 2005
Third reading agreed to 12 May 2005
Assent
  • Act no.: 56
  • Year: 2005
25 May 2005

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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

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

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.