Higher Education Support Amendment (Streamlining 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: enable the minister to determine a category of providers and financial reporting requirements for low-risk VET FEE-HELP applicants and approved providers; enable a managed trial of VET FEE-HELP for specified certificate IV level qualifications; provide that a notice revoking a higher education or VET provider takes effect on the day the notice is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments; consolidate four separate guidelines into one guideline; move the specific date requirement for census dates to the guidelines; and enable the minister and secretary to delegate powers to Australian Public Service employees outside the department. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
19 Sep 2012Introduced and read a first time
19 Sep 2012Second reading moved
09 Oct 2012Referred to Federation Chamber
09 Oct 2012Second reading debate
09 Oct 2012Second reading agreed to
10 Oct 2012Reported from Federation Chamber
10 Oct 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
11 Oct 2012Introduced and read a first time
11 Oct 2012Second reading moved
21 Nov 2012Second reading debate
21 Nov 2012Second reading agreed to
21 Nov 2012Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
21 Nov 2012Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
26 Nov 2012Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments


26 Nov 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses

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Proposed amendments

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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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