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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Progress

House of Representatives
24 Sep 2008Introduced and read a first time
24 Sep 2008Second reading moved
16 Oct 2008Second reading debate
20 Oct 2008Second reading debate
21 Oct 2008Second reading debate
21 Oct 2008Second reading agreed to
21 Oct 2008Third reading agreed to
Senate
10 Nov 2008Introduced and read a first time
10 Nov 2008Second reading moved
02 Dec 2008Second reading debate
02 Dec 2008Second reading agreed to
02 Dec 2008Committee of the Whole debate
02 Dec 2008Third reading agreed to


02 Dec 2008Text of bill as passed both Houses
09 Dec 2008Assent

Act no.: 142

Year: 2008

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed 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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