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  • Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Amendment (2007 Budget Measures) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004
    to: increase per capita assistance to State and non-government education authorities for newly arrived humanitarian entrant students under the English as a Second Language-New Arrivals Program for the 2008 program year; and provide for additional funding for 2008 for non-government schools in rural and remote regions, based on redefined remoteness classifications. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004
    to provide additional funding for Australian Government programs of financial assistance to the States and Territories for government and non-government schools for the 2005 to 2008 quadrennium, for capital infrastructure grants, capital grants for non-government schools and grants for literacy, numeracy and special learning needs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Provides financial assistance to the States and Territories for government and non-government schools for 2005-2008 by providing for: integration of Catholic system schools in the socioeconomic status (SES) funding model for non-government schools; a funding guarantee to independent non-government schools that would otherwise be disadvantaged from updating the SES scores for 2005-2008; additional funding for the Capital Grants Program for constructions and refurbishments in non-government schools in isolated locations in the Northern Territory; establishment of the Literacy, Numeracy and Special Learning Needs Program for disadvantaged students; additional funding for capital infrastructure for schools; funding for non-government rural student hostels; and extension of the national testing and Statements of Learning to include information and communications technology. Also contains transitional provisions and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Provides financial assistance to the States and Territories for government and non-government schools for 2005-2008 by providing for: integration of Catholic system schools in the socioeconomic status (SES) funding model for non-government schools; a funding guarantee to independent non-government schools that would otherwise be disadvantaged from updating the SES scores for 2005-2008; additional funding for the Capital Grants Program for constructions and refurbishments in non-government schools in isolated locations in the Northern Territory; and establishment of the Literacy, Numeracy and Special Learning Needs Program for disadvantaged students. Also contains transitional provisions and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Schools Assistance Amendment (Financial Assistance) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Feb 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Schools Assistance Act 2008
    to extend the existing funding arrangements, including indexation arrangements, for: non-government primary and secondary schools until the end of 2013; and grants for capital expenditure until the end of 2014. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Schools Assistance Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    School Education, Early Childhood and Youth 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Schools Assistance Act 2008
    to provide for a phased implementation of the national curriculum by certain authorities and approved school systems. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Schools Assistance Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2008, the bill provides financial assistance to the states and territories for non-government schools for 2009-2012 to: maintain the current socioeconomic status funding and indexation arrangements to ensure that total recurrent funding for schools will not fall below 2008 levels; provide recurrent funding for Indigenous Supplementary Assistance and an Indigenous Funding Guarantee; provide a remoteness loading; provide funding for capital grants; provide for establishment assistance grants in 2009; implement a school performance information and reporting framework; and require authorities and schools to implement the National Curriculum before the 2012 school year commences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Screen Australia (Transfer of Assets) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Arts 
    Summary
    The bill: amends the
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    ,
    National Film and Sound Archive Act 2008
    and
    Screen Australia and the National Film and Sound Archive (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2008
    to enable the name change of the National Film and Sound Archive to the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSAA); and transfers part of Screen Australia’s film library and associated assets and liabilities to the NFSAA; and provides for the transfer of certain Screen Australia staff to the NFSAA. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Screen Australia and the National Film and Sound Archive (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment, Heritage and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to make amendments consequential upon, and transitional to, the establishment of Screen Australia and the National Film and Sound Archive. Also repeals the
    Australian Film Commission Act 1975

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Screen Australia Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment, Heritage and the Arts 
    Summary
    Establishes Screen Australia (SA) as a body corporate, sets out functions and powers, and establishes a governing board and management. SA will replace the Australian Film Commission, the Film Finance Corporation Australia Limited and Film Australia Limited. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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