Higher Education Support Amendment (Maximum Payment 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: update indexed amounts for Other Grants and Commonwealth Scholarships; add the 2016 funding year; enable the minister to determine maximum payment amounts for Other Grants and Commonwealth Scholarships by legislative instrument from 2013; and enable wider disclosure of information to the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency, the National VET Regulator and to the staff of state and territory agencies, higher education providers, VET providers and bodies or associations determined by the minister; and
Australian Research Council Act 2001
to: apply indexation adjustments for existing schemes for the financial years starting 1 July 2012, 2013 and 2014; and set an additional funding cap for the financial year starting 1 July 2015.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12 Sep 2012
Second reading moved 12 Sep 2012
Second reading debate 10 Oct 2012
Referred to Federation Chamber 10 Oct 2012
Second reading agreed to 10 Oct 2012
Reported from Federation Chamber 10 Oct 2012
Third reading agreed to 10 Oct 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11 Oct 2012
Second reading moved 11 Oct 2012
Second reading debate 01 Nov 2012
Second reading agreed to 01 Nov 2012
Third reading agreed to 01 Nov 2012
Text of bill as passed both Houses 01 Nov 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 156
  • Year: 2012
17 Nov 2012

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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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