Higher Education Support Amendment (VET FEE-HELP and Tertiary Admission Centres) Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Higher Education Support Act 2003
  to: broaden the guidelines-making powers to vary the VET FEE-HELP debt; allow different requirements to apply to different students undertaking VET units of study; and provide that officers of Tertiary Admission Centres have the same status and duty of care as those of higher education providers in relation to processing student information. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
09 Sep 2009Introduced and read a first time
09 Sep 2009Second reading moved
19 Nov 2009Second reading debate
19 Nov 2009Second reading agreed to
19 Nov 2009Third reading agreed to
Senate
23 Nov 2009Introduced and read a first time
23 Nov 2009Second reading moved
26 Nov 2009Second reading debate
26 Nov 2009Second reading agreed to
26 Nov 2009Third reading agreed to


26 Nov 2009Text of bill as passed both Houses
07 Dec 2009Assent

Act no.: 121

Year: 2009

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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

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  • 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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