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  • Social Security and Veterans' Entitlements Legislation Amendment (Schooling Requirements) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Aug 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Student Assistance Act 1973
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to make receipt of income support payments conditional on parents ensuring their children of compulsory school age are enrolled in school and attending regularly. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Employment Entry Payment) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to cease eligibility and payment of the employment entry payment, from 1 July 2008. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Skills Australia Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Establishes Skills Australia as a statutory body to provide advice on Australia’s current, emerging and future workforce development and skills needs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Legislation Amendment (2007 Budget Measures for Students) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Student Assistance Act 1973
    in relation to: recovery of payments under the ABSTUDY and Assistance for Isolated Children Schemes deposited into incorrect accounts; issue of certain notices electronically; levels of eligible study, to include Masters degrees as eligible courses and removal of current restrictions on students receiving Austudy payments if they already have a Masters degree; rent assistance payments to Austudy students to increase support for mature age students; and access to crisis payments for Indigenous students in receipt of the ABSTUDY living allowance. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • 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

  • States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 2000
    to: appropriate additional funding for the National Literacy and Numeracy Strategies and Projects Programme for the Tutorial Credits Initiative in 2004; and correct a technical defect in the socioeconomic status funding phasing-in arrangements for non-government schools. Also repeals the
    States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1992
    and
    States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1996

    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

  • States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 2000
    to: appropriate additional funding for the National Literacy and Numeracy Strategies and Projects Programme for the Tutorial Credits Initiative in 2004; and correct a technical defect in the socioeconomic status funding phasing-in arrangements for non-government schools. Also repeals the
    States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1992
    and
    States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1996

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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