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representatives vote 2020-02-10#1

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on 2020-02-21 10:07:33


  • Bills — Trade Support Loans Amendment (Improving Administration) Bill 2019; Second Reading
  • Trade Support Loans Amendment (Improving Administration) Bill 2019 - Second Reading - Support vocational education


  • <p class='motion-notice motion-notice-truncated'>Long debate text truncated.</p>
  • The majority voted against an [amendment]( to the usual [second reading motion](, which means it failed.
  • ### Motion text
  • > *That all words after "That" be omitted with a view to substituting the following words:*
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  • > *"whilst not declining to give the bill a second reading, the House notes that the Government has failed students, workers, business and the economy by:*
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  • >> *(1) presiding over a national shortage in skilled tradespeople, noting that the number of Australians doing an apprenticeship or traineeship is lower today than it was a decade ago;*
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  • >> *(2) failing to tackle falling completion rates, as there are more people dropping out of apprenticeships and traineeships than finishing them; and*
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  • >> *(3) cutting TAFE and training by over $3 billion and short-changing vocational education by nearly $1 billion".*