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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House of Representatives
16 Feb 2006Introduced and read a first time
16 Feb 2006Second reading moved
01 Mar 2006Second reading agreed to
01 Mar 2006Third reading agreed to
Senate
02 Mar 2006Introduced and read a first time
02 Mar 2006Second reading moved
27 Mar 2006Second reading agreed to
27 Mar 2006Third reading agreed to


06 Apr 2006Assent

Act no.: 29

Year: 2006

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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