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senate vote 2009-08-17#3

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:20:01

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-08-17.91.1 amendment] introduced by Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Sarah_Hanson-Young&mpc=Senate&house=senate Sarah Hanson-Young], which means that it was unsuccessful. The Senator explained that the amendment "relates directly to the issues of compliance and monitoring".(Read Senator Hanson-Young's full explanation [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-08-17.91.1 here]. )
  • The amendment was:
  • ''(3) Schedule 1, item 5, page 5 (after line 28), at the end of section 19-38, add:''
  • ''Accountability of expenditure''
  • ''(6) Each higher education provider must include in each report it prepares for the purposes of section 19-10 the following information in relation to the period covered by the report:''
  • ''(a) details of amounts collected as student services and amenities fees during that period;''
  • ''(b) details of the expenditure of such amounts paid to the provider.''
  • ''(7) Each higher education provider must provide a copy of that information to the department in the form approved by the Minister.''
  • ''(8) The department must publish on its website the information it receives under subsection (7).''
  • Background to the bill
  • Compulsory student union fees were abolished under then Prime Minister John Howard’s Coalition Government with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2283 Higher Education Support Amendment (Abolition of Compulsory Upfront Student Union Fees) Bill 2005]. This meant that universities could no longer require students to pay a compulsory fee for facilities, amenities or services that were not of an academic nature.
  • This bill aims to re-introduce a compulsory student services and amenities fee.(More information about this bill and its context can be found [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0809/09bd107 here].)
  • References
  • The majority voted against an [amendment](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-08-17.91.1) introduced by Senator [Sarah Hanson-Young](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Sarah_Hanson-Young&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which means that it was unsuccessful. The Senator explained that the amendment "relates directly to the issues of compliance and monitoring".(Read Senator Hanson-Young's full explanation [here](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-08-17.91.1). )
  • The amendment was:
  • _(3) Schedule 1, item 5, page 5 (after line 28), at the end of section 19-38, add:_
  • _Accountability of expenditure_
  • _(6) Each higher education provider must include in each report it prepares for the purposes of section 19-10 the following information in relation to the period covered by the report:_
  • _(a) details of amounts collected as student services and amenities fees during that period;_
  • _(b) details of the expenditure of such amounts paid to the provider._
  • _(7) Each higher education provider must provide a copy of that information to the department in the form approved by the Minister._
  • _(8) The department must publish on its website the information it receives under subsection (7)._
  • Background to the bill
  • Compulsory student union fees were abolished under then Prime Minister John Howard’s Coalition Government with the [Higher Education Support Amendment (Abolition of Compulsory Upfront Student Union Fees) Bill 2005](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2283). This meant that universities could no longer require students to pay a compulsory fee for facilities, amenities or services that were not of an academic nature.
  • This bill aims to re-introduce a compulsory student services and amenities fee.(More information about this bill and its context can be found [here](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0809/09bd107).)
  • References
senate vote 2009-08-17#3

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:36

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-08-17.91.1 amendment] introduced by Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Sarah_Hanson-Young&mpc=Senate&house=senate Sarah Hanson-Young], which means that it was unsuccessful. The Senator explained that the amendment "relates directly to the issues of compliance and monitoring".[1]
  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-08-17.91.1 amendment] introduced by Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Sarah_Hanson-Young&mpc=Senate&house=senate Sarah Hanson-Young], which means that it was unsuccessful. The Senator explained that the amendment "relates directly to the issues of compliance and monitoring".(Read Senator Hanson-Young's full explanation [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-08-17.91.1 here]. )
  • The amendment was:
  • ''(3) Schedule 1, item 5, page 5 (after line 28), at the end of section 19-38, add:''
  • ''Accountability of expenditure''
  • ''(6) Each higher education provider must include in each report it prepares for the purposes of section 19-10 the following information in relation to the period covered by the report:''
  • ''(a) details of amounts collected as student services and amenities fees during that period;''
  • ''(b) details of the expenditure of such amounts paid to the provider.''
  • ''(7) Each higher education provider must provide a copy of that information to the department in the form approved by the Minister.''
  • ''(8) The department must publish on its website the information it receives under subsection (7).''
  • Background to the bill
  • Compulsory student union fees were abolished under then Prime Minister John Howard’s Coalition Government with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2283 Higher Education Support Amendment (Abolition of Compulsory Upfront Student Union Fees) Bill 2005]. This meant that universities could no longer require students to pay a compulsory fee for facilities, amenities or services that were not of an academic nature.
  • This bill aims to re-introduce a compulsory student services and amenities fee.[2]
  • This bill aims to re-introduce a compulsory student services and amenities fee.(More information about this bill and its context can be found [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0809/09bd107 here].)
  • References
  • * [1] Read Senator Hanson-Young's full explanation [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-08-17.91.1 here].
  • * [2] More information about this bill and its context can be found [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0809/09bd107 here].
senate vote 2009-08-17#3

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-06 12:48:50

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-08-17.91.1 amendment] introduced by Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, which means that it was unsuccessful. The Senator explained that the amendment "relates directly to the issues of compliance and monitoring".[1]
  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-08-17.91.1 amendment] introduced by Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Sarah_Hanson-Young&mpc=Senate&house=senate Sarah Hanson-Young], which means that it was unsuccessful. The Senator explained that the amendment "relates directly to the issues of compliance and monitoring".[1]
  • The amendment was:
  • ''(3) Schedule 1, item 5, page 5 (after line 28), at the end of section 19-38, add:''
  • ''Accountability of expenditure''
  • ''(6) Each higher education provider must include in each report it prepares for the purposes of section 19-10 the following information in relation to the period covered by the report:''
  • ''(a) details of amounts collected as student services and amenities fees during that period;''
  • ''(b) details of the expenditure of such amounts paid to the provider.''
  • ''(7) Each higher education provider must provide a copy of that information to the department in the form approved by the Minister.''
  • ''(8) The department must publish on its website the information it receives under subsection (7).''
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • Background to the bill
  • Compulsory student union fees were abolished under then Prime Minister John Howard’s Coalition Government with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2283 Higher Education Support Amendment (Abolition of Compulsory Upfront Student Union Fees) Bill 2005]. This meant that universities could no longer require students to pay a compulsory fee for facilities, amenities or services that were not of an academic nature.
  • This bill aims to re-introduce a compulsory student services and amenities fee.[2]
  • References
  • * [1] Read Senator Hanson-Young's full explanation [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-08-17.91.1 here].
  • * [2] More information about this bill and its context can be found [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0809/09bd107 here].
senate vote 2009-08-17#3

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-06 12:47:02

Title

  • Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Student Services and Amenities, and Other Measures) Bill 2009 In Committee
  • Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Student Services and Amenities, and Other Measures) Bill 2009 - In Committee - Compliance and monitoring

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the amendment (<b>Senator Hanson-Young&#8217;s</b>) be agreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-08-17.91.1 amendment] introduced by Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, which means that it was unsuccessful. The Senator explained that the amendment "relates directly to the issues of compliance and monitoring".[1]
  • The amendment was:
  • ''(3) Schedule 1, item 5, page 5 (after line 28), at the end of section 19-38, add:''
  • ''Accountability of expenditure''
  • ''(6) Each higher education provider must include in each report it prepares for the purposes of section 19-10 the following information in relation to the period covered by the report:''
  • ''(a) details of amounts collected as student services and amenities fees during that period;''
  • ''(b) details of the expenditure of such amounts paid to the provider.''
  • ''(7) Each higher education provider must provide a copy of that information to the department in the form approved by the Minister.''
  • ''(8) The department must publish on its website the information it receives under subsection (7).''
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • Compulsory student union fees were abolished under then Prime Minister John Howard’s Coalition Government with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2283 Higher Education Support Amendment (Abolition of Compulsory Upfront Student Union Fees) Bill 2005]. This meant that universities could no longer require students to pay a compulsory fee for facilities, amenities or services that were not of an academic nature.
  • This bill aims to re-introduce a compulsory student services and amenities fee.[2]
  • References
  • * [1] Read Senator Hanson-Young's full explanation [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-08-17.91.1 here].
  • * [2] More information about this bill and its context can be found [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0809/09bd107 here].