Second Reading Speeches

Higher Education Support Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Higher Education Support Act 2003
to: clarify the application and operation of indexation arrangements; update the Melbourne College of Divinity’s name to MCD University of Divinity; enable dollar amounts to be rounded up when a partial HELP debt repayment is made; and provide that certain students undertaking courses in dentistry or veterinary science are eligible for the higher FEE-HELP limit.