Higher Education Legislation Amendment (2007 Budget Measures) Bill 2007

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Science and Training 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the
Higher Education Support Act 2003
  in relation to funding amounts for the Commonwealth Grant Scheme, Other Grants and Commonwealth Scholarships; maximum tertiary student contribution amounts for certain units of study; funding agreements; grant adjustment mechanisms; removal of certain restrictions on the proportion of domestic undergraduate fee-paying places; grants for the practical component of teacher education courses; and grants to support structural reform by universities; and
Australian Research Council Act 2001
  to increase annual caps on funding and add funding years. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
24 May 2007Introduced and read a first time
24 May 2007Second reading moved
13 Jun 2007Second reading agreed to
13 Jun 2007Third reading agreed to
Senate
14 Jun 2007Introduced and read a first time
14 Jun 2007Second reading moved
15 Jun 2007Second reading agreed to
15 Jun 2007Third reading agreed to


28 Jun 2007Assent

Act no.: 119

Year: 2007

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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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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