Skills Australia Amendment (Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency) Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Establishes the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency by amending the
Skills Australia Act 2008
  to: amend the long and short titles of the Act to rename Skills Australia to the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency; broaden the object of the Act to include the provision of advice on the allocation of Commonwealth industry skills and workforce development funding; broaden the functions of the agency in relation to its research, analysis and advisory role; increase the size of the agency from seven to 10 members; expand the current membership criteria; and make consequential amendments. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
22 Mar 2012Introduced and read a first time
22 Mar 2012Second reading moved
22 May 2012Second reading debate
22 May 2012Second reading agreed to
22 May 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
18 Jun 2012Introduced and read a first time
18 Jun 2012Second reading moved
19 Jun 2012Second reading debate
19 Jun 2012Second reading agreed to
19 Jun 2012Third reading agreed to


19 Jun 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
27 Jun 2012Assent

Act no.: 69

Year: 2012

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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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