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  • Education Services for Overseas Students (TPS Levies) Bill 2011

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    Date
    22 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to establish a tuition protection service (TPS), the bill: establishes the TPS levy to be imposed on registered providers and sets out the basis for its calculation; provides that certain providers may be exempt from components of the levy; and requires the dollar amounts of the administrative fee component and the base fee component to be published annually. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment (Tuition Protection Service and Other Measures) Bill 2011

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    Date
    22 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to establish a tuition protection service, the bill amends: the
    Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
    to: place obligations on registered international education providers when a provider fails to start or finish providing a course or when an overseas student fails to start or finish a course; provide for a national regime of national registration of providers; limit the amount of initial pre-paid fees that may be collected by a registered provider; provide that students are only eligible for a refund of the unused portion of prepaid tuition fees; and specify what details providers must keep on student records; and five Acts to make consequential amendments. Also repeals the
    Education Services for Overseas Students (Assurance Fund Contributions) Act 2000

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Amendment Bill 2011

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    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Registration Charges Consequentials) Bill 2011, the bill amends the
    Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Act 1997
    to: rebase the compulsory annual registration charge payable by all Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) registered providers; and replace the initial registration charge payable by registered providers with an annual entry to market charge. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Registration Charges Consequentials) Bill 2011

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    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Amendment Bill 2011, the bill amends the
    Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
    to make consequential amendments to implement the rebased annual registration charge to be payable by Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students registered providers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Re-registration of Providers and Other Measures) Bill 2010

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    Date
    19 Aug 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
    and
    Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Act 1997
    to: require all institutions currently registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students to re-register by 31 December 2010; introduce two new registration criteria; require providers to maintain and publish a list of persons/agents who represent them; provide the minister with a discretion to enable a suspended provider to accept monies in certain circumstances; enable national alignment of regulatory actions; and provide for regulations to be made in relation to: providers’ agents, and criteria to be applied when consideration is given to whether a course is a suitable alternative course. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

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    Date
    24 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Schools Assistance Bill 2008, the bill amends the:
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to: provide additional funding for 2009-2013 to support Indigenous education outcomes; continue the ‘Away-From-Base’ element of ABSTUDY; provide for transitional arrangements in the early childhood development and vocational education and training sectors; and cease funding from 2009 for six Indigenous education program elements; and
    Australian Technical Colleges (Flexibility in Achieving Australia’s Skills Needs) Act 2005
    ,
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    and
    Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004
    to make consequential, transitional and technical amendments. Also repeals the
    States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 2000

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

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    Date
    22 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
    and
    Migration Act 1958
    to: include education to overseas students on Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands; facilitate course delivery across state boundaries; require international education providers to have written agreements with all overseas students; and remove the penalty for late payment of the annual Assurance Fund contribution. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment (2006 Measures No. 2) Bill 2006

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    Date
    06 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
    to implement certain recommendations of the 3-year review of the Act, including clarifying provisions relating to providers’ consumer protection and reporting obligations; and makes technical amendments in relation to the administration of the Act. Also makes a consequential amendment to the
    Migration Act 1958

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment (2006 Measures No. 1) Bill 2006

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    Date
    31 May 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
    to implement recommendations of the 3-year review of the Act, particularly in relation to: application of the “fit and proper” test; clarification of obligations in relation to receipt of course money and provision of refunds; automatic suspension for failure to pay the Annual Registration Charge; removal of a suspension on payment of outstanding amounts; and access to student information by Tuition Assurance Schemes; and
    Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Act 1997
    to require a provider to pay an initial registration charge before registration. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Amendment Bill 2003

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    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Act 1997
    to create a new fee structure to replace the current tiered charges structure for the annual registration charge payable by all providers registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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