Australian Education Amendment (Direct Measure of Income) Bill 2020 [Provisions]

March 2020

© Commonwealth of Australia 2020
ISBN: 978-1-76093-079-0

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Chapter 1—Introduction

  Conduct of the inquiry
  Scope and structure of the report
  Purpose of the bill
  Direct measure of income methodology and capacity to contribute score
  Transitioning to the new methodology
  Transitioning to the Australian Government's share of the Schooling Resource Standard
  Majority Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander schools
  Reports of other committees
  Financial impact
  Statement of compatibility with human rights

Chapter 2—Key issues

  The direct measure of income methodology
  Development of the new methodology
  Impact on regional schools and boarding schools
  Use of median income
  Data matching rates and missing data
  Transitional arrangements
  Details in regulation
  Funding to non-government schools verse government schools
  Committee view

Labor Senators' additional comments

  Transparency and scrutiny of proposed arrangements

Australian Greens Senators' dissenting report

Appendix 1—Submissions

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521