Higher Education Support Amendment (Job-Ready Graduates and Supporting Regional and Remote Students) Bill 2020

September 2020

© Commonwealth of Australia 2020
ISBN: 978-1-76093-112-4

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Chapter 1—Introduction

  Conduct of the inquiry
  Structure of the report
  Notes on references

Chapter 2—Background

  Context of the higher education funding reforms
  Overview of the bill
  Financial impact statement
  Compatibility with human rights
  Consideration by the Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills

Chapter 3—Views on the Bill

  General views on the bill
  Comment on specific aspects of the bill
  Committee View

Dissenting Report from Labor Senators

Dissenting Report from the Australian Greens

Dissenting Report from Senator Rex Patrick : Debt Ready Graduates

  Effects of the Bill
  Three Steps Backwards, Two Steps Forward
  Objectives of the Bill

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
Fax: +61 2 6277 5706