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  • Higher Education Support Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Feb 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to: clarify the application and operation of indexation arrangements; update the Melbourne College of Divinity’s name to MCD University of Divinity; enable dollar amounts to be rounded up when a partial HELP debt repayment is made; and provide that certain students undertaking courses in dentistry or veterinary science are eligible for the higher FEE-HELP limit. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Support Amendment (VET FEE-HELP Assistance) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to provide VET FEE-HELP assistance to full fee paying students in Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma courses accredited as VET qualifications and where credit toward a higher education award is available for Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Support Amendment (VET FEE-HELP and Tertiary Admission Centres) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to: broaden the guidelines-making powers to vary the VET FEE-HELP debt; allow different requirements to apply to different students undertaking VET units of study; and provide that officers of Tertiary Admission Centres have the same status and duty of care as those of higher education providers in relation to processing student information. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Support Amendment (VET FEE-HELP and Providers) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education 
    Summary
    Amends the Higher Education Support Act 2003 to: clarify that students cannot access VET FEE-HELP assistance to undertake a vocational education and training (VET) unit of study that is not essential to the student’s course; ensure that the minister can revoke the approval of a VET provider of a body corporate that does not meet certain requirements; and allow higher education and VET provider notices of approval to take effect the day following registration on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Support Amendment (VET FEE-HELP and Other Measures) Bill 2011 [2012]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to: provide that the minister retains the power to decide an application for approval as a higher education provider although the required timeframe may have expired; require VET providers to notify the minister in writing of events which may affect their ability to comply with quality and accountability requirements; provide for the authorisation of certain uses and disclosures of information; allow the secretary to revoke or vary any determination made to pay an advance to a VET provider in certain circumstances; clarify that a VET provider must provide statistical and other information although an approved form of provision has not been specified; and make administrative arrangements relating to the assessment of an individual’s higher education loan program debt. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Support Amendment (University College London) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to list University College London as an eligible provider to enable it to offer FEE-HELP assistance to eligible domestic students. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Support Amendment (Removal of the Higher Education Workplace Relations Requirements and National Governance Protocols Requirements and Other Matters) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to: remove the requirement for higher education providers to meet the Higher Education Workplace Relations Requirements and the National Governance Protocols as a condition of Commonwealth Grant Scheme funding; and make minor technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Support Amendment (No. 1) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to make administrative changes to the FEE-HELP and VET FEE-HELP programs by: requiring the minister to be satisfied that a body corporate is ‘fit and proper’; providing flexibility in the ‘principal purpose’ requirements; enabling the minister to give qualified approvals; providing for procedural fairness before a provider’s approval is suspended; and including new decisions which are subject to review. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Support Amendment (Indexation) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education 
    Summary
    In response to a recommendation of the
    Review of Australian Higher Education
    (the Bradley Review), the bill amends the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to replace the Safety Net Adjustment wage price index with the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services wage price index published by the Australian Statistician. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Support Amendment (FEE-HELP Loan Fee) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Oct 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to increase the loan fee for FEE-HELP for fee paying undergraduate students to 25 per cent. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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