Higher Education Support Amendment (Student Contribution Amounts and Other Measures) Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Higher Education Support Act 2003
  to: increase the maximum student contribution amount for units of study in mathematics, statistics and science for all domestic students from 1 January 2013; and remove eligibility for Commonwealth supported places and the Higher Education Loan Program schemes for Australian citizens who will not be resident in Australia during their course. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
23 May 2012Introduced and read a first time
23 May 2012Second reading moved
27 Jun 2012Second reading debate
27 Jun 2012Second reading agreed to
27 Jun 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
27 Jun 2012Introduced and read a first time
27 Jun 2012Second reading moved
15 Aug 2012Second reading debate
20 Aug 2012Second reading debate
20 Aug 2012Second reading agreed to
20 Aug 2012Third reading agreed to


20 Aug 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
13 Sep 2012Assent

Act no.: 127

Year: 2012

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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

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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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