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  • Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Student Services and Amenities) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to: allow higher education providers to impose an annual capped compulsory student services and amenities fee of $250 from 1 January 2011; establish the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP): Services and Amenities-HELP (SA-HELP) to enable eligible students to access a loan for the fee; and require higher education providers that receive funding for student places under the Commonwealth Grants Scheme to implement National Access to Services Benchmarks. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Health Legislation Amendment (Australian Community Pharmacy Authority and Private Health Insurance) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    National Health Act 1953
    to extend the operation of the Pharmacy Location Rules and the Australian Community Pharmacy Authority to 30 June 2015; and
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007
    in relation to lifetime health cover and new migrants. 

    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

  • Health Practitioner Regulation (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Crimes Act 1914
    and
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to: make amendments consequential on the implementation of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for the Health Professions; and provide for transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Healthcare Identifiers (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Healthcare Identifiers Bill 2010, the bill amends the
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to authorise the Chief Executive Officer of Medicare to delegate functions to support the Healthcare Identifiers Service (HIS); and
    Privacy Act 1988
    to: provide that the HIS comes under the jurisdiction of the Privacy Commissioner; and make amendments consequential on the
    Personal Property Securities (Consequential Amendments) Act 2009

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Healthcare Identifiers Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Healthcare Identifiers (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010, the bill establishes the national e-health Healthcare Identifiers Service to provide that patients, healthcare providers and provider organisations can be consistently identified. 

    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

  • Health Insurance Amendment (Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Health Insurance Amendment (Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation) Act 2007
    to: broaden the Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation Scheme to require practices providing non-radiology services, or a combination of radiology and non-radiology services, to obtain accreditation; and provide transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Health Insurance Amendment (New Zealand Overseas Trained Doctors) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to: enable certain New Zealand permanent resident and citizen doctors to provide professional services that attract Medicare benefits without being subject to a ten year waiting period (the ‘moratorium’ period); remove the requirement for overseas trained doctors to have both Australian permanent residency or citizenship and medical registration before the moratorium period commences; and provide for a 90 day period in which medical practitioners can appeal against a refusal for an exemption from the moratorium period. 

    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

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