Higher Education Legislation Amendment (2005 Budget Measures) Bill 2005

Education, Science and Training 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the
Higher Education Support Act 2003
  in relation to funding and grant levels for 2006-09 for certain purposes, including: 100 new places in Veterinary Science and Tropical Agriculture at James Cook University; capital infrastructure funding for the University of Western Sydney; and Commonwealth Scholarships; and
Higher Education Funding Act 1988
  to reflect indexation increases for transitional financial assistance funding for 2006-07. 

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House of Representatives
23 Jun 2005Introduced and read a first time
23 Jun 2005Second reading moved
16 Aug 2005Second reading agreed to
16 Aug 2005Third reading agreed to
18 Aug 2005Introduced and read a first time
18 Aug 2005Second reading moved
08 Nov 2005Second reading agreed to
08 Nov 2005Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
08 Nov 2005Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
09 Nov 2005Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendment 3, disagreed to amendments 1 and 2, made amendments in place thereof and made further amendment
09 Dec 2005Consideration of House of Reps message

Details: Senate agreed to House amendments

19 Dec 2005Assent

Act no.: 156

Year: 2005

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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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