Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Introduced with the Schools Assistance Bill 2008, the bill amends the:
Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
to: provide additional funding for 2009-2013 to support Indigenous education outcomes; continue the ‘Away-From-Base’ element of ABSTUDY; provide for transitional arrangements in the early childhood development and vocational education and training sectors; and cease funding from 2009 for six Indigenous education program elements; and
Australian Technical Colleges (Flexibility in Achieving Australia’s Skills Needs) Act 2005
,
Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
and
Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004
to make consequential, transitional and technical amendments. Also repeals the
States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 2000
.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24 Sep 2008
Second reading moved 24 Sep 2008
Second reading debate 16 Oct 2008
Second reading debate 20 Oct 2008
Second reading debate 21 Oct 2008
Second reading agreed to 21 Oct 2008
Third reading agreed to 21 Oct 2008
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10 Nov 2008
Second reading moved 10 Nov 2008
Second reading debate 02 Dec 2008
Second reading agreed to 02 Dec 2008
Committee of the Whole debate 02 Dec 2008
Third reading agreed to 02 Dec 2008
Text of bill as passed both Houses 02 Dec 2008
Assent
  • Act no.: 142
  • Year: 2008
09 Dec 2008

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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