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  • Higher Education Support Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to establish a framework for the Commonwealth funding of higher education, the bill replaces the current arrangements under the
    Higher Education Funding Act 1988
    and provides for: grants (primarily through the Commonwealth Grants Scheme) and other payments to higher education providers; financial assistance to students including: HECS-HELP assistance for student contribution amounts, FEE-HELP assistance for tuition fees, and OS-HELP assistance for overseas study; a Student Learning Entitlement equivalent to 7 years of full-time study; repayment of student loans; administrative matters; provision of higher education in the external Territories; and review of the impact of the proposed Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Funding Act 1988
    in relation to funding and grant levels for the 2002 and 2003 funding years for certain purposes; and
    Australian Research Council Act 2001
    in relation to: the administration and financial management of the Australian Research Council, its advisory structures and research programmes; and extension of ministerial delegations. Also contains transitional and saving provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Oct 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Funding Act 1988
    to: extend the application of the National Protocols for Higher Education Approval Processes to Australia’s external territories on the same basis as they apply in the States and mainland Territories; and prohibit the use of “university” or similar words in a company or business name in an external territory without the Minister’s approval. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Funding Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    05 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Higher Education Funding Act 1988
    to: extend access to the Post-graduate Education Loan Scheme to certain universities and colleges; provide funding for the establishment of a Graduate Diploma in Environment and Planning at the University of Tasmania and six associated scholarships; vary funding levels for certain purposes; and correct a minor drafting error; and
    Australian Research Council Act 2001
    to: vary certain annual funding caps for 2003, 2004 and 2005; and insert an additional funding cap for 2006. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Higher Education Funding Act 1988
    in relation to: funding levels for certain purposes; consistent accountability requirements in relation to grants; removal of requirement for institutions to send a ‘notice of liability’ to overseas fee-paying students; name change of Batchelor College to Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education; application of taxation legislation; and correction of a drafting oversight in relation to the Post-graduate Education Loan Scheme; and
    Australian Research Council Act 2001
    in relation to: funding caps for certain purposes; Ministerial approval of research projects for 4 years; and creation of advisory committees by the Australian Research Council Board. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Higher Education Funding Act 1988
    to establish the Bridging for Overseas-Trained Professionals Loan Scheme to assist overseas trained professionals to cover the costs of bridging training. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Funding Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Jun 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Training and Youth Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Funding Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Training and Youth Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Funding Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1996 [1998]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 1996 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs portfolio 

    Bill

  • Household Stimulus Package Bill (No. 2) 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to provide for the payment of a one-off $950 bonus to: eligible students returning to study or training in 2009 and certain other income support recipients; and farmers and farm-related small business owners receiving exceptional circumstances related income support payments;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to: reduce the qualification period for the education entry payment from 12 months to four weeks of continuous receipt of income support payments; and provide for an education entry payment supplement of $950 to those eligible for the education entry payment;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to: provide for the payment of a one-off $950 per child bonus to families eligible for family tax benefit (FTB) Part A and certain children who receive a carer payment or disability support pension; and provide for a single income family bonus payment of $900 for families entitled to the FTB Part B. Also: enables the establishment of administrative schemes to provide bonus payments in circumstances where the statutory regime does not produce an appropriate result; and makes consequential amendments to four other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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