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National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment (Governance and Other Matters) Bill 2020

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Skills and Employment
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Amends the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 to: amend the governance structure of the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator by replacing the existing Chief Commissioner/Chief Executive Officer and two commissioners with a single independent statutory office holder; establish the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Advisory Council; include information sharing arrangements that support the use of data collected by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research; and make amendments contingent on the commencement of the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment Act 2020; National Vocational Education and Training Regulator (Transitional Provisions) Act 2001 to provide for transitional and application arrangements; and Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000, Higher Education Support Act 2003, National Vocational Education and Training Regulator (Charges) Act 2012 and VET Student Loans Act 2016 to make consequential amendments.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13 Feb 2020
Second reading moved 13 Feb 2020

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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  • 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.
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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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