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Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
43

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Summary

Introduced with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Bill 2011, the bill amends the:

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
to provide that the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and its staff undertake functions relating to provider registration and monitoring;
Higher Education Support Act 2003
to recognise new registration requirements for higher education providers and the TEQSA; and proposed
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011
to update the definition of ‘vocational education and training course’. Also provides for the transition of functions from state and territories authorities to the TEQSA.