Skilling Australia's Workforce Bill 2005

Education, Science and Training 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Introduced with the Skilling Australia’s Workforce (Repeal and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2005, the bill: establishes a new national training system for vocational education and training, for the funding period 1 July 2005 to 31 December 2008; and provides for grants (subject to certain conditions) to the States and Territories for the funding period. 

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House of Representatives
11 May 2005Introduced and read a first time
11 May 2005Second reading moved
15 Jun 2005Second reading agreed to
15 Jun 2005Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
15 Jun 2005Third reading agreed to
16 Jun 2005Introduced and read a first time
16 Jun 2005Second reading moved
10 Aug 2005Second reading debate
11 Aug 2005Second reading debate
16 Aug 2005Second reading debate
17 Aug 2005Second reading agreed to
17 Aug 2005Committee of the Whole debate
17 Aug 2005Third reading agreed to

24 Aug 2005Assent

Act no.: 106

Year: 2005

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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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