Australian Research Council Bill 2001

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  • Australian Research Council Bill 2000
Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Training and Youth Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Australian Research Council (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2000, the bill establishes: the Australian Research Council (ARC) as an independent agency within the Education, Training and Youth Affairs portfolio to provide advice and recommendations on funding to the Minister; and a funding regime for competitive research grants for the higher education system (the National Competitive Grants Program) which will be administered by the ARC.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 07 Sep 2000
Second reading moved 07 Sep 2000
Second reading agreed to 02 Nov 2000
Third reading agreed to 02 Nov 2000
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09 Nov 2000
Second reading moved 09 Nov 2000
Second reading amendment agreed to
  • Details: 1 Opposition agreed to
30 Nov 2000
Second reading agreed to 30 Nov 2000
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 2 Opposition and 9 Australian Democrats (as amended by 1 Opposition) agreed to
04 Dec 2000
Third reading agreed to 04 Dec 2000
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House disagreed to Senate amendments
07 Dec 2000
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate did not insist on 4 amendments, insisted on 7 amendments, and agreed to 1 Opposition and 4 Australian Democrats amendments in place of 2 amendments
08 Feb 2001
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House insisted on disagreeing to 4 amendments and disagreed to the 5 replacement amendments
05 Mar 2001
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate again insisted on 4 original amendments, did not insist on 3 original amendments, agreed to 1 Government amendment in place of 1 amendment; did not insist on 5 replacement amendments and agreed to 1 Government amendment in place of 1 replacement amendment
07 Mar 2001
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to 4 original amendments and 2 Government replacement amendments
08 Mar 2001
Assent
  • Act no.: 8
  • Year: 2001
22 Mar 2001

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Proposed amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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