Education and Other Legislation Amendment (Abolishing Indexation and Raising the Minimum Repayment Income for Education and Training Loans) Bill 2022

April 2023

© Commonwealth of Australia 2023
ISBN: 978-1-76093-486-6

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List of Recommendations

Chapter 1—Introduction

  Purpose of the bill
  Consideration by other parliamentary committees
  Conduct of the inquiry

Chapter 2—Key issues

  Overview of evidence received
  Current levels of student debt in Australia
  Job Ready Graduates Package
  Cost of living
  Views on the bill
  Committee view

Coalition Senators' Additional Comments

Australia Greens Senators' Dissenting Report

  Overwhelming support for the Bill
  Abolish indexation of student debt
  Raise the minimum repayment income
  Student debt is exacerbating inequality
   Student Financial Supplement Scheme (SFSS)
  A fundamentally broken system

Appendix 1—Submissions and additional information

Appendix 2—Public Hearing and witnesses

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521