Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Amendment Bill 2006

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Science and Training
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the
Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004
to: include a new definition of “special assistance school” to ensure maximum general recurrent funding to non-government schools that cater primarily for students with social, emotion of behavioural difficulties who are at risk of leaving mainstream schooling; vary the grant years of certain capital infrastructure grant funding; include a regulation-making power to allow programme funding to be varied to another programme year without needing to amend the Act; move unspent Tutorial Voucher Initiative funding for 2004 under the
States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 2000
to the 2006 year of the National Projects element of the Literacy, Numeracy and Special Learning Needs Programme under the Act; and correct a cross reference.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16 Feb 2006
Second reading moved 16 Feb 2006
Second reading agreed to 01 Mar 2006
Third reading agreed to 01 Mar 2006
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 02 Mar 2006
Second reading moved 02 Mar 2006
Second reading agreed to 27 Mar 2006
Third reading agreed to 27 Mar 2006
Assent
  • Act no.: 29
  • Year: 2006
06 Apr 2006

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Explanatory memoranda

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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.
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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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