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Second Reading Speeches

Education and Other Legislation Amendment (VET Student Loan Debt Separation) Bill 2018

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education and Training
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Student Loans (Overseas Debtors Repayment Levy) Amendment Bill 2018, the bill amends the:

Higher Education Support Act 2003
and
VET Student Loans Act 2016
to separate VET student loan debts from other forms of Higher Education Loan Program debts and establish VET student loans as a separate income contingent loan; and
VET Student Loans Act 2016
to allow the courses and loan caps determinations made by the minister to incorporate, by reference, any matter contained in an instrument or other writing as in force from time to time. Also makes consequential and contingent amendments to 10 Acts.