Second Reading Speeches

Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
42

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Summary

Amends the:

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
in relation to: the registration process for approved providers; financial penalties; and the publication of certain information;
Ombudsman Act 1976
to enable the Ombudsman to: provide an independent complaints body for overseas students of private registered providers; provide advice and training to private registered providers to facilitate best practice complaint handling; and review and investigate complaint handling and report on systemic issues; and
Privacy Act 1988
to enable the Australian Information Commissioner to transfer certain complaints to the Overseas Students Ombudsman.