Provisions of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment Bill 2014

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment Bill 2014

On 6 March 2014, the Senate referred the provisions of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment Bill 2014 (the Bill) for inquiry and report by 16 June 2014. The committee has agreed that submissions should be received by 2 May 2014.

The Bill proposes to amend the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 in relation to:

  • quality assessments of higher education providers; the delegation of decisions;
  • extending periods of accreditation or registration;
  • the appointment of commissioners;
  • the roles and responsibilities of the Chief Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer;
  • notifying providers of decisions; the scope of ministerial directions; and
  • Ministerial approval being required for legislative instruments which determine fees to be charged.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Education and Employment Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521
Fax: +61 2 6277 5706
eec.sen@aph.gov.au

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About this inquiry

The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment Bill 2014 proposes to amend the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 in relation to:

  • quality assessments of higher education providers; the delegation of decisions;
  • extending periods of accreditation or registration;
  • the appointment of commissioners;
  • the roles and responsibilities of the Chief Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer;
  • notifying providers of decisions; the scope of ministerial directions; and
  • Ministerial approval being required for legislative instruments which determine fees to be charged.

Past Public Hearings

06 Jun 2014: Canberra, ACT

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Inquiry Status

Report Tabled

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