Higher Education Support Amendment (Further Streamlining and Other Measures) Bill 2013

Type
Government
Portfolio
Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Higher Education Support Act 2003
  to: require the minister to automatically revoke a body’s approval as a higher education or VET provider if registration ceases or a winding up order is made; enable a provider’s business entity name to be changed without having to revoke their approval and re-approve with retrospective application; enable the minister to issue a provider with a compliance notice in certain circumstances; update the calculation of indexation to apply to HELP repayment thresholds; and enable the minister to seek information from the relevant tertiary education regulator for the purposes of administration or enforcing compliance. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
14 Feb 2013Introduced and read a first time
14 Feb 2013Second reading moved
12 Mar 2013Referred to Federation Chamber
12 Mar 2013Second reading debate
12 Mar 2013Second reading agreed to
12 Mar 2013Reported from Federation Chamber
12 Mar 2013Third reading agreed to
Senate
13 Mar 2013Introduced and read a first time
13 Mar 2013Second reading moved
21 Mar 2013Second reading debate
21 Mar 2013Second reading agreed to
21 Mar 2013Third reading agreed to


28 Mar 2013Assent

Act no.: 23

Year: 2013

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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