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Act No. 19 of 1994 as made
An Act to amend the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1992
Administered by: Education and Training
Date of Assent 10 Feb 1994
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

TABLE OF PROVISIONS
Section
PART 1-PRELIMINARY
1. Short title etc.
2. Commencement
PART 2-AMENDMENTS ABOUT GRANTS FOR NON-GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS
AND NON-GOVERNMENT RURAL STUDENT HOSTELS
3. Heading to Part 5
4. Grants for general recurrent expenditure
5. Insertion of new Division:
Division 3A-Grants for special projects in connection
with non-government rural student hostels
60A. Grants for special projects in connection with
non-government rural student hostels
60B. Additional conditions-if agreement between
Commonwealth and a State
60C. Additional conditions-if agreement between
Commonwealth and body other than a State
6. Heading to Division 4 of Part 5
7. Additional conditions
PART 3-AMENDMENTS ABOUT GRANTS TO PROMOTE EQUITY IN
SCHOOL EDUCATION
8. Disadvantaged schools-government schools
9. Disadvantaged schools-non-government schools
10. Insertion of new section:
13A. Geographically isolated areas-government and
non-government schoos
11. Grants for expenditure in connection with government
disadvantaged schools
12. Insertion of new section:
71A. Grants for expenditure in connection with
non-government disadvantaged schools in program years
1994, 1995 and 1996
13. Insertion of new sections:
72A. Grants for primary and secondary education provided
in government schools in prescribed country areas or
geographically isolated areas in program years 1994,
1995 and 1996
72B. Grants for primary or secondary education provided in
non-government schools in prescribed country areas or
geographically isolated areas in program years 1994,
1995 and 1996
14. Grants for national projects assisting secondary education in
country areas
15. Grants for national projects enhancing literacy and learning
16. Grants for projects in connection with government secondary
schools to assist students at risk
PART 4-AMENDMENTS ABOUT GRANTS FOR RECURRENT EXPENDITURE ON
GENERAL EDUCATION IN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
17. Grants for recurrent expenditure on general education in
English as a second language in government schools
18. Grants for recurrent expenditure on education in English as a
second language for eligible new arrivals in government
schools
19. Insertion of new sections:
65A. Grants for recurrent expenditure on general education
in English as a second language in non-government
schools in program years 1994, 1995 and 1996
65B. Grants for recurrent expenditure on education in
English as a second language for eligible new arrivals
in non-government schools in program years 1994, 1995
and 1996
PART 5-AMENDMENTS ABOUT GRANTS FOR FACILITATING ACCESS OF
PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES TO SCHOOL EDUCATION
20. Grants for recurrent expenditure in connection with special
education at government schools or centres
21. Insertion of new section:
67A. Grants in connection with special education at
non-government schools or centres-program years 1994,
1995 and 1996
22. Insertion of new section:
68A. Grants for recurrent expenditure on intervention
support-program years 1994, 1995 and 1996
23. Insertion of new sections:
69A. Capital grants in connection with special education at
non-government schools or centres-program years 1994,
1995 and 1996
69B. Grants for capital projects for children or students
with disabilities-program years 1994, 1995 and 1996

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69C. Broadbanding of certain financial assistance paid
under sections 67A, 68A or 69A
PART 6-OTHER AMENDMENTS OF THE PRINCIPAL ACT
24. Interpretation
25. Insertion of new section:
78A. Grants for national projects to assist students with
disabilities in secondary schooling to make the
transition from secondary education to further
education, employment or adult life
26. Grants for initiatives to improve the learning experiences of
girls
27. Grants-non-systemic schools or aggregations of non-government
schools
28. Conditions-non-systemic schools and aggregations of
non-government schools
29. Repeal of section and substitution of new section:
107. Variation of Schedule 6
30. Reductions for false or misleading statements
31. Further amendments of the Principal Act
32. Replacement of Schedules
SCHEDULE 1
FURTHER AMENDMENTS OF THE PRINCIPAL ACT
SCHEDULE 2
REPLACEMENT OF SCHEDULES 1 TO 5 TO THE PRINCIPAL ACT
SCHEDULE 3
INSERTION OF NEW SCHEDULE 5A
SCHEDULE 4
REPLACEMENT OF SCHEDULES 6 TO 11 TO THE PRINCIPAL ACT

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the States Grants (Primary and Secondary
Education Assistance) Act 1992

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - PART 1
PART 1-PRELIMINARY

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 1
Short title etc.

(Assented to 10 February 1994)
1.(1) This Act may be cited as the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Amendment Act 1994.


(2) In this Act, "Principal Act" means the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1992.*1*


(Minister's second reading speech made in-
House of Representatives on 29 September 1993
Senate on 26 October 1993)
*1* No.160 of 1992, as amended.

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 2
Commencement

2.(1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.


(2) Parts 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 commence on 1 January 1994.

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - PART 2
PART 2-AMENDMENTS ABOUT GRANTS FOR NON-GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS
AND NON-GOVERNMENT RURAL STUDENT HOSTELS

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 3
Heading to Part 5

3. The heading to Part 5 of the Principal Act is omitted and the following heading is substituted:
"GRANTS FOR NON-GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS AND
NON-GOVERNMENT RURAL STUDENT HOSTELS".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 4
Grants for general recurrent expenditure

4. Section 55 of the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end the following subsection:


"(3) For the purposes of the definitions of 'number of primary students' and 'number of secondary students' in subsection (2), a student is receiving primary education or receiving secondary education at systemic schools in that system or at that school if:
(a) the student attends, on a daily basis, a systemic school in the system or the school (as the case may be) at the location set out in the list of non-government schools in respect of that school; or
(b) in the case where paragraph (a) does not apply-if the Minister has determined that, in special circumstances, the student should be treated as so attending the school.".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 5

5. After section 60 of the Principal Act the following Division is inserted:
"Division 3A-Grants for special projects in connection

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with non-government rural student hostels


Grants for special projects in connection with non-government rural student hostels
"60A.(1) The Minister may make a determination approving a project for a grant in a program year if:
(a) the project focuses on either the management or operation, or both, of one or more non-government rural student hostels; and
(b) the Minister is satisfied that an aim of the project is, in respect of a hostel or hostels generally, any of the following:
(i) to improve the standard of services provided to students in a
hostel;
(ii) to improve hostel administration;
(iii) to improve community liaison with a hostel or hostels
generally.


"(2) The Minister may make a determination authorising the payment to a State for a program year of an amount by way of financial assistance to the State for expenditure on the approved project.


"(3) The total of the amounts paid to the States for the program year must not be greater than the amount set out in Schedule 5A in respect of the program year.


"(4) The Minister is to determine the conditions on which financial assistance is granted to a State for the program year under this section for a project conducted by the State.


"(5) The conditions are to be included in an agreement made by the State with the Commonwealth.


"(6) The Minister must not authorise a payment to the State for the program year for a project conducted by the State unless the State has made the agreement.


"(7) Financial assistance is granted to a State under this section for the program year in relation to an approved project conducted by the State:
(a) on the conditions set out in the agreement; and
(b) on the additional conditions applicable under section 60B.


"(8) Financial assistance is granted to a State for the program year in relation to an approved project conducted by a body other than a State on the following conditions:
(a) that, subject to paragraph (b), the State will, as soon as practicable, pay to the body an amount equal to each amount paid to the State under subsection (2) for the project;
(b) that, when making a payment, the State will describe the amount paid to the body as a payment made for the project out of money paid to the State under this section;
(c) the additional conditions applicable under section 60C. Additional conditions-if agreement between Commonwealth and a State


"60B.(1) In addition to any conditions specified in an agreement under section 60A made between the Commonwealth and a State, financial assistance is granted to a State under section 60A for a program year on the conditions that, if the State does not fulfil a condition specified in the agreement with respect to that grant within the time (if any) stated for fulfilment of the condition:
(a) the State will, if the Minister so determines, repay to the Commonwealth such amount (not being greater than the sum of the amounts of financial assistance paid to the State under section 60A in respect of that year) as the Minister specifies in the determination; and
(b) the Minister may delay the making of any further payment to the State under this Act until the State fulfils that condition.


"(2) If:
(a) financial assistance is granted to a State under section 60A; and
(b) under a condition of that grant the relevant Minister, or the Minister, as the case may be, has determined that the State should repay an amount to the Commonwealth; and
(c) an amount ('repayable amount'), being the whole or a part of the amount referred to in paragraph (b), remains unpaid;
the Minister may make a determination reducing an amount that is payable to the State under section 60A in a program year by an amount not greater than the repayable amount.


Additional conditions-if agreement between Commonwealth and body other than a State
"60C.(1) In addition to any conditions specified in section 60A for a grant of financial assistance to a State for a program year, financial assistance is

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granted on the conditions that:
(a) if the State does not fulfil a condition so specified for the grant, the State will, if the Minister so determines, repay to the Commonwealth an amount (not being greater than the sum of the amounts of financial assistance paid to the State under that section for that year) as the Minister specifies in the determination; and
(b) if the approved authority of a non-government rural student hostel or other body conducting a project in the State does not fulfil a condition under an agreement between the authority or body and the Commonwealth made in connection with the financial assistance, the Minister may delay making any further payment under this Act to the State for the authority or body until the authority or body fulfils that condition.


"(2) Subsection (1) does not authorise the recovery by the Commonwealth of an amount in respect of financial assistance granted to a State under section 60A if the sum of:
(a) that amount; and
(b) any amount previously recovered from that State in respect of that financial assistance;
would be greater than the amount of that financial assistance.".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 6
Heading to Division 4 of Part 5

6. The heading to Division 4 of Part 5 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting "under this Part".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 7
Additional conditions

7. Section 61 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting "this Part" and substituting "Division 1, 2 or 3 of this Part" (wherever occurring).

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - PART 3
PART 3-AMENDMENTS ABOUT GRANTS TO PROMOTE
EQUITY IN SCHOOL EDUCATION

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 8
Disadvantaged schools-government schools

8. Section 5 of the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end the following subsections:


"(4) If, in respect of a State, a ministerial determination is not in force in respect of any government schools in the State, the State Minister may nominate a government school in the State for which he or she is State Minister to be a disadvantaged school for the purposes of this Act.


"(5) A State Government nomination operates until the Minister makes a determination under subsection (1) in respect of a government school in the State.".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 9
Disadvantaged schools-non-government schools

9. Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end the following subsections:


"(4) If:
(a) in respect of a State, a ministerial determination is not in force in respect of any non-government schools in the State; and
(b) the Minister has made a determination under subsection 71A(1) authorising the payment to a State by way of financial assistance to the State for recurrent expenditure or for expenditure on minor capital projects for a program year (other than program year 1993) of:
(i) a nominated authority in connection with non-government
disadvantaged schools in the State; or
(ii) an approved authority of an approved school system in the State
in connection with systemic disadvantaged schools in the State; or
(iii) non-government disadvantaged schools;
the nominated authority or the approved authority may nominate a school to be a disadvantaged school in the State for the purposes of this Act.


"(5) A nomination under subsection (4) operates until the Minister makes a determination under subsection (1) in respect of a non-government school in the State.".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 10

10. After section 13 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:


Geographically isolated areas-government and non-government schools
"13A.(1) If, in respect of a State, a ministerial determination under section 13 is not in force, the State Minister may declare an area in the State for which he or she is the State Minister to be a geographically isolated area for that year for the purposes of this Act.


"(2) The State Minister's declaration operates until the Minister makes a determination under section 13 in respect of the State.".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 11
Grants for expenditure in connection with government disadvantaged schools

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11. Section 70 of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by adding at the end of the subsection the following Note:
"Note: For 'disadvantaged school' see sections 3 and 5.";
(b) by inserting after subsection (1) the following section:


"(1A) Subject to subsection (2), the Minister may make a determination authorising the payment to a State under this section, by way of financial assistance to the State for recurrent expenditure or for expenditure on minor capital projects for a program year (other than program year 1993) in connection with government disadvantaged schools in the State, of an amount not greater than the amount set out opposite the name of the State in column 2 of the Part of Schedule 7 that relates to that program year.";
(c) by adding at the end the following subsections:


"(4) If, in respect of a program year (other than program year 1993), the Minister makes a determination under section 72A authorising the payment to a State by way of financial assistance for recurrent expenditure or expenditure on minor capital projects in connection with the education of students in prescribed country areas or geographically isolated areas (as the case may be) in the State, the State Minister may, in that program year, apply some or all of the financial assistance paid to the State under subsection (1A) in respect of the same program year, to recurrent expenditure or expenditure on minor capital projects in connection with schools in those areas for that year.


"(5) Financial assistance applied by a State Minister as set out in subsection (4) is money that is taken to have been paid to the State (in respect of which he or she is the State Minister) under section 72A.


"(6) Subsection (4) operates despite:
(a) any other provision in this Act; and
(b) any condition in an agreement referred to in subsection (2) dealing with a grant of financial assistance.".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 12

12. After section 71 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:


Grants for expenditure in connection with non-government disadvantaged schools in program years 1994, 1995 and 1996
"71A.(1) An aggregation of non-government schools may nominate a body to be the nominated authority of the aggregation for the purposes of this section.


"(2) The Minister may make a determination authorising the payment to a State under this section, by way of financial assistance to the State for recurrent expenditure or for expenditure on minor capital projects of:
(a) a nominated authority in connection with non-government disadvantaged schools in the aggregation in the State; or
(b) the approved authority of one approved school system in the State in connection with systemic disadvantaged schools in the State; or
(c) non-government disadvantaged schools;
for a program year (other than program year 1993) of such amounts as the Minister determines.


"(3) The total amounts paid to the States under subsection (2) for the program year must not be greater than the amount set out opposite the name of the State in column 3 of the Part of Schedule 7 that relates to that year.


"(4) Financial assistance is granted to a State for the program year for a systemic or a non-government disadvantaged school in the State on the following conditions:
(a) that, subject to paragraph (b), the State will, as soon as practicable, pay to the relevant nominated authority or relevant approved authority an amount equal to each amount paid to the State under this section for the school for that year;
(b) that, when making the payment, the State will describe the amount paid as a payment made out of money paid to the State by the Commonwealth under this section;
(c) the additional conditions applicable under section 83.


"(5) If, in respect of the program year, the Minister makes a determination under subsection 72B(2) authorising the payment to a State by way of financial assistance to the State for recurrent expenditure or for expenditure on minor capital projects of the nominated authority or the approved authority, the nominated authority or the approved authority may, in that program year, apply some or all of the financial assistance paid to it under this section in respect of the same program year to recurrent expenditure or expenditure on minor capital projects of the kind set out in subsection 72B(2).


"(6) Financial assistance applied by an authority as set out in subsection (5) is money that is taken to have been granted to the State under section 72B.



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"(7) Subsection (5) operates despite:
(a) any other provision in this Act; and
(b) any condition in an agreement made between the Commonwealth and the authority in respect of the financial assistance paid to it under this section or section 72B.".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 13

13. After section 72 of the Principal Act the following sections are inserted:


Grants for primary and secondary education provided in government schools in prescribed country areas or geographically isolated areas in program years 1994, 1995 and 1996
"72A.(1) Subject to subsection (2), the Minister may make a determination authorising the payment to a State, by way of financial assistance to the State for recurrent expenditure or expenditure on minor capital projects for a program year (other than program year 1993) in connection with the education of students receiving primary or secondary education in government schools:
(a) if a ministerial determination in respect of that State under section 13 is in force-in prescribed country areas in the State; or
(b) if such a determination is not in force-in geographically isolated areas in the State.
Note 1: For 'prescribed country areas' see section 13.
Note 2: For 'geographically isolated areas' see section 13A.


"(2) The total amount paid to the States for the program year must not be greater than the amount set out in column 4 of the Part of Schedule 7 that relates to that year.


"(3) The Minister must not authorise a payment to a State for the program year unless the State has made an agreement with the Commonwealth for that year, that is an agreement of a kind determined by the Minister setting out conditions on which financial assistance is granted to the State under this section.


"(4) Financial assistance is granted to a State under this section:
(a) on the conditions set out in the agreement; and
(b) on the conditions applicable under section 82.


"(5) If, in respect of the program year, the Minister makes a determination under subsection 70(1A) authorising the payment to a State by way of financial assistance to the State for recurrent expenditure or expenditure on minor capital projects in connection with government disadvantaged schools in the State, the State may, in that program year, apply some or all of the financial assistance paid to it under this section in respect of the same program year to recurrent expenditure or expenditure on minor capital projects of that kind.


"(6) Financial assistance applied by a State Minister as set out in subsection (5) is money that is taken to have been paid to the State (in respect of which he or she is the State Minister) under subsection 70(1A).


"(7) Subsection (5) operates despite:
(a) any other provision in this Act; and
(b) any condition in an agreement made between the Commonwealth and the authority in respect of the financial assistance paid to it under this section or section 70.


Grants for primary or secondary education provided in non-government schools in prescribed country areas or geographically isolated areas in program years 1994, 1995 and 1996
"72B.(1) An aggregation of non-government schools may nominate a body to be the nominated authority of the aggregation for the purposes of this section.


"(2) The Minister may make a determination authorising the payment to a State, by way of financial assistance to the State for recurrent expenditure or for expenditure on minor capital projects for a program year (other than program year 1993) of:
(a) a nominated authority in connection with non-government schools in the aggregation:
(i) if a ministerial determination in respect of that State under
section 13 is in force-in prescribed country areas in the State; or
(ii) if such a determination is not in force-in geographically
isolated areas in the State; or
(b) the approved authority of one approved school system in the State for systemic schools in the system:
(i) if a ministerial determination in respect of that State under
section 13 is in force-in prescribed country areas in the State; or
(ii) if such a determination is not in force-in geographically
isolated areas in the State; or
(c) non-government schools:
(i) if a ministerial determination in respect of that State under

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section 13 is in force-in prescribed country areas in the State; or
(ii) if such a determination is not in force-in geographically
isolated areas in the State.
Note 1: For 'prescribed country areas' see section 13.
Note 2: For 'geographically isolated areas' see section 13A.


"(3) Subject to subsection (4), the determination may authorise the payment of such amounts as the Minister determines.


"(4) The total amount paid to the States under subsection (2) for the program year must not be greater than the amount set out opposite the name of the State in column 5 of the Part of Schedule 7 that relates to that year.


"(5) Financial assistance is granted to a State for a program year for a systemic or a non-government school in the State on the following conditions:
(a) that, subject to paragraph (b), the State will, as soon as practicable, pay to the relevant nominated authority or relevant approved authority an amount equal to each amount paid to the State under this section for the authority for that year;
(b) that, when making the payment, the State will describe the amount paid as a payment made out of money paid to the State by the Commonwealth under this section;
(c) the additional conditions applicable under section 83.


"(6) If, in respect of the program year, the Minister makes a determination under subsection 71A(2) authorising the payment to a State by way of financial assistance to the State for recurrent expenditure or expenditure on minor capital projects of the nominated authority or the approved authority, the nominated authority or the approved authority may, in that program year, apply some or all of the financial assistance paid to it under this section in respect of the same program year to recurrent expenditure or expenditure on minor capital projects in connection with disadvantaged schools in its aggregation or system (as the case may be) as set out under section 71A.


"(7) Financial assistance applied by an authority as set out in subsection (6) is money that is taken to have been paid to the State under section 71A.


"(8) Subsection (6) operates despite:
(a) any other provision in this Act; and
(b) any condition in an agreement made between the Commonwealth and the authority in respect of the financial assistance paid to it under this section or section 71A.".

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Grants for national projects assisting secondary education in country areas

14. Section 74(2) of the Principal Act is amended by omitting "the program year 1993" and substituting "program year 1993 or program year 1994".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 15
Grants for national projects enhancing literacy and learning

15. Section 75 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from subsection (2) "the program year 1993" and inserting "a program year (other than program year 1993)".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 16
Grants for projects in connection with government secondary schools to
assist students at risk

16. Section 76 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from subsection (2) "the program year 1993" and substituting "a program year".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - PART 4
PART 4-AMENDMENTS ABOUT GRANTS FOR RECURRENT EXPENDITURE
ON GENERAL EDUCATION IN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 17
Grants for recurrent expenditure on general education in English as a
second language in government schools

17. Section 62 of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by omitting from subsection (1) "the program year 1993" and substituting "a program year";
(b) by adding at the end the following subsections:


"(5) If, in respect of a program year (other than program year 1993), the Minister makes a determination under subsection 63(1) in respect of a State, the State may, in that program year, apply some or all of the financial assistance paid to it under this section in respect of the same program year to recurrent expenditure of the kind set out in that subsection for that program year.


"(6) Financial assistance applied by the State as set out in subsection (5) is money that is taken to have been paid to the State under section 63.


"(7) Subsection (5) operates despite:
(a) any other provision in this Act; and
(b) any condition in an agreement made between the Commonwealth and the

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authority in respect of the financial assistance paid to it under this section or section 63.".

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Grants for recurrent expenditure on education in English as a second
language for eligible new arrivals in government schools

18. Section 63 of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by omitting from subsection (1) "the program year 1993" and substituting "a program year";
(b) by adding at the end the following subsections:


"(5) If, in respect of a program year (other than program year 1993), the Minister makes a determination under subsection 62(1) in respect of a State, the State may, in that program year, apply some or all of the financial assistance paid to it under this section in respect of the same program year, to recurrent expenditure of the kind set out in that subsection for the program year.


"(6) Financial assistance applied by the State as set out in subsection (5) is money that is taken to have been paid to the State under section 62.


"(7) Subsection (5) operates despite:
(a) any other provision in this Act; and
(b) any condition in an agreement made between the Commonwealth and the authority in respect of the financial assistance paid to it under this section or section 62.".

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19. After section 65 of the Principal Act the following sections are inserted:


Grants for recurrent expenditure on general education in English as a second language in non-government schools in program years 1994, 1995 and 1996
"65A.(1) An aggregation of non-government schools may nominate a body to be the nominated authority of the aggregation for the purposes of this section.


"(2) The Minister may, in respect of a program year (other than program year 1993) make a determination authorising the payment to a State, by way of financial assistance to the State, for recurrent expenditure of:
(a) a nominated authority for non-government schools in the aggregation in the State; or
(b) the approved authority of one approved school system in the State for systemic schools in the system in the State; or
(c) non-government schools;
during that program year, in connection with providing, at or in connection with the schools, general education in English as a second language.


"(3) Subject to subsection (4), the determination may authorise the payment of such amounts as the Minister determines.


"(4) The total amounts paid to the States for the program year must not be greater than the amount set out opposite the name of the State in column 3 of the Part of Schedule 6 that relates to that year.


"(5) Financial assistance is granted to a State for a nominated authority or an approved authority of an approved school system or non-government schools in the State for a program year on the following conditions:
(a) that, subject to paragraph (b), the State will, as soon as practicable, pay to the nominated authority or relevant approved authority an amount equal to each amount paid to the State under this section for the school for that year;
(b) that, when making the payment, the State will describe the amount paid as a payment made out of money paid to the State by the Commonwealth under this section;
(c) the additional conditions applicable under section 83.


"(6) If, in respect of the program year, the Minister makes a determination under subsection 65B(2) authorising the payment to a State by way of financial assistance to the State for recurrent expenditure of the nominated authority or the approved authority, the nominated authority or the approved authority may, in that program year, apply some or all of the financial assistance paid to it under this section in respect of the same program year, to recurrent expenditure of the kind set out in that subsection for that program year.


"(7) Financial assistance applied by an authority as set out in subsection (6) is money that is taken to have been paid to the State under section 65B.


"(8) Subsection (6) operates despite:
(a) any other provision in this Act; and
(b) any condition in an agreement made between the Commonwealth and the authority in respect of the financial assistance paid to it under this section or section 65B.

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Grants for recurrent expenditure on education in English as a second language for eligible new arrivals in non-government schools in program years 1994, 1995 and 1996
"65B.(1) An aggregation of non-government schools may nominate a body to be the nominated authority of the aggregation for the purposes of this section.


"(2) The Minister may, in respect of a program year (other than program year 1993), make a determination authorising the payment to a State, by way of financial assistance to the State for recurrent expenditure of:
(a) a nominated authority for non-government schools in the aggregation in the State; or
(b) the approved authority of one approved school system for systemic schools in the system in the State; or
(c) non-government schools;
during that program year, in connection with providing, at or in connection with the schools, education in English as a second language for eligible new arrivals enrolled in ESL courses beginning or continuing in the same year.


"(3) Subject to subsection (4), the determination may authorise the payment of such amounts as the Minister determines.


"(4) The total amount paid to a State under subsection (2) for the program year must not be greater than the amount worked out using the formula:
Column 4 amount X Number of eligible new arrivals in non-government
schools
where:
'Column 4 amount' means the amount set out in column 4 of the Part of Schedule 6 that relates to the program year;
'Number of eligible new arrivals in non-government schools' means the number of eligible new arrivals enrolled in ESL courses as mentioned in subsection (2).


"(5) Financial assistance is granted to a State for a nominated authority or an approved authority of an approved school system or non-government schools in the State for the program year on the following conditions:
(a) that, subject to paragraph (b), the State will, as soon as practicable, pay to the nominated authority or approved authority as the case may be, an amount equal to each amount paid to the State under this section for the school system or the school for the year;
(b) that, when making the payment, the State will describe the amount paid as a payment made out of money provided to the State by the Commonwealth under this section;
(c) the additional conditions applicable under section 83.


"(6) If, in respect of the program year, the Minister makes a determination under subsection 65A(2) authorising the payment to a State by way of financial assistance to the State for recurrent expenditure of the nominated authority or the approved authority, the nominated authority or the approved authority may, in that program year, apply some or all of the financial assistance paid to it under this section in respect of the same program year, to recurrent expenditure of the kind set out in subsection 65A(2) for the same program year.


"(7) Financial assistance applied by an authority as set out in subsection (6) is money that is taken to have been paid to the State under section 65A.


"(8) Subsection (6) operates despite:
(a) any other provision in this Act; and
(b) any condition in an agreement made between the Commonwealth and the authority in respect of the financial assistance paid to it under this section or section 65A.".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - PART 5
PART 5-AMENDMENTS ABOUT GRANTS FOR FACILITATING ACCESS
OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES TO SCHOOL EDUCATION

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 20
Grants for recurrent expenditure in connection with special education at
government schools or centres

20. Section 66 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting "the program year 1993" and substituting "a program year".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 21

21. After section 67 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:


Grants in connection with special education at non-government schools or centres-program years 1994, 1995 and 1996
"67A.(1) An aggregation of non-government schools may nominate a body to be the nominated authority of the aggregation for the purposes of this section.


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financial assistance to the State for recurrent expenditure of:
(a) a nominated authority for non-government schools in the aggregation in the State; and
(b) the approved authority of one approved school system in the State for systemic schools in the system in the State; and
(c) non-government schools or non-government centres in the State; during that program year, in connection with providing special education at or in connection with the schools or centres (as the case may be) in the State.


"(3) The Minister may, in respect of the program year, make a determination authorising the payment to a State, by way of financial assistance to the State, for expenditure of:
(a) a nominated authority for non-government schools in the aggregation in the State; and
(b) the approved authority of one approved school system in the State for systemic schools in the system in the State; and
(c) non-government schools or non-government centres in the State; during that program year, on integration activities being expenditure in connection with special education provided at or in connection with the schools or centres (as the case may be) in the State.


"(4) Subject to subsection (5), a determination may authorise the payment of such amounts as the Minister determines.


"(5) An amount paid to a State for the program year must not be greater than the amount set out, opposite the name of the State, in column 6 of the Part of Schedule 6 that relates to that program year.


"(6) Financial assistance for the program year is granted to a State on the following conditions:
(a) that, subject to paragraph (b), the State will, as soon as practicable, pay to:
(i) the nominated authority representing the school; or
(ii) the approved authority of the school system that includes the
school; or
(iii) or the approved authority of the school or of the centre;
an amount equal to each amount paid to the State under subsection (2) or (3) in connection with the authority;
(b) that, when making the payment, the State will identify the amount paid as a payment made out of money paid to the State by the Commonwealth under subsection (2) or (3) (as the case may be);
(c) the additional conditions applicable under section 83.".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 22

22. After section 68 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:


Grants for recurrent expenditure on intervention support-program years 1994, 1995 and 1996
"68A.(1) An aggregation of non-government schools may nominate a body to be the nominated authority of the aggregation for the purposes of this section.


"(2) The Minister may, in respect of a program year (other than program year 1993), make a determination authorising the payment to a State, by way of financial assistance to the State for expenditure of:
(a) a nominated authority for the non-government schools in the State represented by the authority; and
(b) the approved authority of one approved school system in the State for systemic schools in the system in the State; and
(c) non-government centres or non-government schools in the State; during that program year, for special education programs and special education activities provided in that year by the school or centre for young children with disabilities, children with severe disabilities and children in residential care.


"(3) Subject to subsection (4), a determination may authorise the payment of such amounts as the Minister determines.


"(4) An amount paid to a State for the program year for a program or activities must not be greater than the amount set out, opposite the name of the State, in column 7 of the Part of Schedule 6 that relates to that program year.


"(5) Financial assistance is granted to a State for the program year on the following conditions:
(a) that, subject to paragraph (b), the State will pay, as soon as practicable, to the nominated authority, the approved authority of the approved school system or the approved authority of the centre an amount equal to each amount paid to the State under subsection (2) in relation to the program or activities;
(b) that, when making a payment, the State will describe the amount paid to the authority as a payment made in relation to the program or activities out

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of money paid to the State under this section;
(c) the additional conditions applicable under section 83.".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 23

23. After section 69 of the Principal Act the following sections are inserted:


Capital grants in connection with special education at non-government schools or centres-program years 1994, 1995 and 1996
"69A.(1) An aggregation of non-government schools may nominate a body to be the nominated authority of the aggregation for the purposes of this section.


"(2) The Minister may make a determination for a program year (other than program year 1993), approving:
(a) in respect of a nominated authority-a capital project for a non-government school represented by the authority in a State; and
(b) in respect of the approved authority of one approved school system in a State-a capital project for a systemic school in the system in the State; and
(c) in respect of a State-a capital project for a non-government school or a non-government centre in the State;
being expenditure in connection with special education provided at or in connection with the school or centre.


"(3) In the determination, the Minister must also:
(a) approve the amount to be paid for the project or for the project for a particular program year or years; and
(b) name the school or non-government centre to which the approval relates.


"(4) Subject to subsection (6), a determination may authorise the payment of such amounts as the Minister determines.


"(5) The Minister may make a determination authorising the payment to a State of amounts by way of financial assistance to the State for expenditure for a particular program year or years on projects approved under subsection (2) for the year or years concerned.


"(6) The sum of the amounts paid to the States for the program year must not be greater than the amount set out in column 8 of the Part of Schedule 6 that relates to that year.


"(7) Financial assistance for a program year is granted to a State in connection with a school or centre on the following conditions:
(a) that, subject to paragraph (b), the State will, as soon as practicable, pay to:
(i) the nominated authority representing the school; or
(ii) the approved authority of the system that includes the school;
or
(iii) the approved authority of the centre or school;
an amount equal to each amount paid to the State under subsection (4) in connection with the school or centre; and
(b) that, when making the payment, the State will identify the amount paid as a payment made out of money paid to the State by the Commonwealth under this section; and
(c) the additional conditions applicable under section 83.


Grants for capital projects for children or students with disabilities-program years 1994, 1995 and 1996
"69B.(1) The Minister may make a determination approving for a program year (other than program year 1993) in respect of a State, a capital project in connection with a non-government centre or non-government school in the State for the benefit of children with disabilities or students with disabilities.


"(2) In the determination the Minister must also:
(a) approve the amount to be paid for the project or for the project for a particular program year or years; and
(b) name the non-government centre or non-government school to which the approval relates.


"(3) Subject to subsection (5), a determination may authorise the payment of such amounts as the Minister determines.


"(4) The Minister may make a determination authorising the payment to a State of amounts by way of financial assistance to the State for expenditure for a particular program year or years on projects approved under subsection (1) for the year or years concerned.


"(5) The sum of the amounts paid to the States for the program year must not be greater than the amount set out in column 9 of the Part of Schedule 6 that relates to that year.


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connection with a centre on the following conditions:
(a) that, subject to paragraph (b), the State will, as soon as practicable, pay to the approved authority of the centre an amount equal to each amount paid to the State under subsection (4) in connection with the centre; and
(b) that, when making the payment, the State will identify the amount paid as a payment made out of money paid to the State by the Commonwealth under this section; and
(c) the additional conditions applicable under section 83.


Broadbanding of certain financial assistance paid under sections 67A, 68A or 69A
"69C.(1) Subject to subsection (2), if, in respect of a relevant program year, the Minister has made a determination under section 67A, 68A or 69A authorising the payment to a State of an amount by way of financial assistance for the expenditure under that section of:
(a) a nominated authority; or
(b) an approved authority of an approved school system; the authority, in that program year, may apply some or all of the financial assistance paid to it under another broadbanded section in respect of the same program year to the authority's expenditure on matters of the kind set out in the first-mentioned section.


"(2) If:
(a) the Minister has made a determination under section 69A authorising the payment to a State of an amount, by way of financial assistance, for a capital project approved in respect of a nominated authority or the approved authority of an approved school system; and
(b) the Minister has made a determination in respect of the project under subsection 69A(5) authorising the payment to a State of amounts for particular relevant program years on the project; and
(c) a payment has been made by the authority to the school that it represents in respect of the project;
the financial assistance payable under the Minister's determination under subsection 69A(5) in respect of that project must be so paid.


"(3) Financial assistance applied by an authority as set out in this section is money that is taken to have been paid to the State under the section in respect of which the money was eventually applied.


"(4) This section operates despite:
(a) any other provision in this Act; or
(b) any condition in an agreement dealing with a grant of financial assistance made to a State under one of the broadbanded sections.


"(5) In this section:
'broadbanded sections' means section 67A, 68A or 69A;
'relevant program year' means a program year other than program year 1993.".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - PART 6
PART 6-OTHER AMENDMENTS OF THE PRINCIPAL ACT

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 24
Interpretation

24. Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by omitting "non-systemic" from the definition of "relevant institution" and substituting "non-government";
(b) by omitting the definition of "nominated authority" and substituting the following definition:
"'nominated authority' means a body nominated by an aggregation of non-government schools under subsection 65A(1), 65B(1), 67A(1), 68A(1), 69A(1), 71A(1), 72B(1), 77(1) or section 84;";
(c) by inserting the following definition:
"'geographically isolated area' has the meaning given by section 13A;".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 25

25. After section 78 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:


Grants for national projects to assist students with disabilities in secondary schooling to make the transition from secondary education to further education, employment or adult life
"78A.(1) The Minister may make a determination approving a project for recurrent expenditure in a program year (other than program year 1993) if:
(a) the project is being, or is to be, carried out at or in connection with government or non-government schools in a State (including a project that is being, or is to be, carried out in co-operation with relevant institutions, bodies or people) with the objectives of assisting students with disabilities in secondary schooling to make the transition from secondary education to further education, employment or the responsibilities of adult life; and
(b) the Minister is satisfied that:
(i) the project is of national importance; and
(ii) it is desirable to provide assistance under this section in
connection with the project.



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"(2) The Minister may make a determination authorising the payment to a State for the program year of an amount by way of financial assistance to the State for recurrent expenditure on the approved project.


"(3) The total of the amounts paid to the States for the program year must not be greater than the amount set out opposite that year in column 10 of the Part of Schedule 6 that relates to that year.


"(4) The Minister is to determine the conditions on which financial assistance is granted to a State for the program year for a project conducted by the State.


"(5) The conditions are to be included in an agreement made by the State with the Commonwealth.


"(6) The Minister may not authorise a payment to the State for the program year for a project conducted by the State unless the State has made the agreement.


"(7) Financial assistance is granted to a State under this section for the program year in relation to an approved project conducted by the State:
(a) on the conditions set out in the agreement; and
(b) on the additional conditions applicable under section 82.


"(8) In this section:
'student with a disability in secondary schooling' means a student who:
(a) has been assessed by a person with relevant qualifications as having:
(i) intellectual impairment; or
(ii) sensory impairment; or
(iii) physical impairment; or
(iv) social and emotional impairment; or
(v) multiple impairments;
to a degree that satisfies the criteria for enrolment in special education services or special education programs, being services or programs provided by the government of the State in which the school is located; and
(b) is undertaking a secondary course of education in a government or non-government school.".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 26
Grants for initiatives to improve the learning experiences of girls

26. Section 79 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from subsection (1) the definitions of "eligible school" and "eligible year 11 or 12 mathematics or physics student" and substituting the following definitions:
"'eligible school' means a school:
(a) that was a disadvantaged school in program year 1993 because the Minister had made a determination in respect of the school under section 5 or 6; or
(b) that is located in an area that the Minister, in a determination made under section 13 in respect of 1993, had determined to be a prescribed country area;
'eligible year 11 or 12 mathematics or physics student' means a girl who:
(a) in respect of program year 1993:
(i) was enrolled in the program year 1992 in an eligible school; and
(ii) in the program year 1992:
(A) completed an accredited year 11 level course in highest level
mathematics or an accredited year 11 level course in physics; or
(B) recorded an achievement in an accredited year 12 level course
in highest level mathematics or an accredited year 12 level course in physics; and
(b) in respect of program year 1994:
(i) was enrolled in the program year 1993 in an eligible school; and
(ii) in the program year 1993:
(A) completed an accredited year 11 level course in highest level
mathematics or an accredited year 11 level course in physics; or
(B) recorded an achievement in an accredited year 12 level course
in highest level mathematics or an accredited year 12 level course in physics; and
(c) in respect of program year 1995:
(i) was enrolled in the program year 1994 in an eligible school; and
(ii) in the program year 1994:
(A) completed an accredited year 11 level course in highest level
mathematics or an accredited year 11 level course in physics; or
(B) recorded an achievement in an accredited year 12 level course
in highest level mathematics or an accredited year 12 level course in physics; and
(d) in respect of program year 1996:
(i) was enrolled in the program year 1995 in an eligible school; and
(ii) in the program year 1995:
(A) completed an accredited year 11 level course in highest level
mathematics or an accredited year 11 level course in physics; or
(B) recorded an achievement in an accredited year 12 level course

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in highest level mathematics or an accredited year 12 level course in physics.".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 27
Grants-non-systemic schools or aggregations of non-government schools

27. Section 89 of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by omitting from subsection (1) "aggregation of non-systemic schools" and substituting "aggregation of non-government schools";
(b) by omitting from paragraph (b) of the definition of "Eligible students" in subsection (2) "non-systemic" and substituting "non-government";
(c) by omitting from paragraph (b) of the definition of "Year 12 students" in subsection (2) "non-systemic" and substituting "non-government".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 28
Conditions-non-systemic schools and aggregations of non-government schools

28. Section 93 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting "aggregation of non-systemic schools" and substituting "aggregation of non-government schools".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 29

29. Section 107 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section is substituted:


Variation of Schedule 6
"107.(1) Subject to subsection (4), the Minister may make a determination varying during a program year the amounts set out in columns 2 and 3 of that Part of Schedule 6 that relates to that program year.


"(2) Subject to subsection (4), the Minister may make a determination varying during program year 1993 some or all of the amounts set out in columns 5, 6 and 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 6.


"(3) Subject to subsection (4), the Minister may make a determination varying during a program year (other than program year 1993) some or all of the amounts set out in columns 5, 6, 7 and 8 of the Part of Schedule 6 that relates to that year.


"(4) The Minister must not vary, under subsection (1), (2) or (3), amounts in a Part of Schedule 6 in such a way that, after the variation, the total of those amounts in the columns referred to in the subsection concerned would be greater or less than the total of those amounts before the variation.


"(5) As soon as practicable after making a determination, the Minister must:
(a) send a copy of the determination to the relevant State Minister; and
(b) cause a copy of the determination to be laid before each House of the Parliament.".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 30
Reductions for false or misleading statements

30. Section 109 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (2)(a) "non-systemic" and substituting "non-government".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 31
Further amendments of the Principal Act

31. The Principal Act is further amended as set out in Schedule 1.

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SECT 32
Replacement of Schedules

32.(1) Schedules 1 to 5 to the Principal Act are repealed and the Schedules set out in Schedule 2 to this Act are substituted.


(2) After Schedule 5 of the Principal Act, the Schedule set out in Schedule 3 to this Act is inserted.


(3) Schedules 6 to 11 to the Principal Act are repealed and the Schedules set out in Schedule 4 to this Act are substituted.

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SCHEDULE 1

SCHEDULE 1 Section 31
FURTHER AMENDMENTS OF THE PRINCIPAL ACT
Section 3 (definition of "non-government centre"):
Add at the end:
"and (d) is not a school;".
Paragraph 15(1)(a):
Omit "year", substitute "program year".
Subsection 17(2):
Omit "section", substitute "subsection".
Subsection 47(3):
(a) Omit "a program year", substitute "program year 1993".
(b) Omit "the Part of Schedule 1 that relates to that year", substitute
"Part 1 of Schedule 1".
Paragraph 52(1)(a):
Omit "for a program year".
Section 53:
Omit "for that year".
Subsection 69(1):

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Insert "in program year 1993" after "determination".
Paragraph 69(1)(a):
Omit "for a program year or program years".
Subsection 69(3):
Omit "the Part of Schedule 6 that relates to that year", substitute
"Part 1 of Schedule 6".
Paragraph 74(1)(a):
Omit "prescribed".
Section 74:
Add at the end the following subsection:
"(9) A reference in this section to country areas is a reference to
those areas that the Minister, in a determination made under section 13
in respect of 1993, had determined to be prescribed country areas.".
Subsection 77(1):
Omit "non-systemic", substitute "non-government".
Subsection 77(5):
Omit "non-systemic", substitute "non-government".
Subsection 78(2):
Omit "the program year 1993", substitute "a program year".
Subsection 79(2):
Omit "the program year 1993", substitute "a program year".
Subsection 79(3):
Omit "the program year" (first occurring), substitute "a program year".
Subsection 79(3) (definition of "eligible students"):
Insert "in that program year" after "students".
Subsection 79(4):
Omit "the program year 1993", substitute "a program year".
Subsection 79(5):
Omit "the program year" (first occurring), substitute "a program year".
Subsection 79(5) (definition of "eligible students"):
Insert "in that program year" after "students".
Subsection 79(6):
Omit "the program year", substitute "a program year".
Subsection 79(7):
Omit "the program year," (first occurring), substitute "a program year".
Subsection 79(7) (definition of "eligible students"):
Insert "in that program year" after "students".
Subsection 79(12):
Omit "the program year", substitute "a program year".
Section 84:
Omit "non-systemic", substitute "non-government".

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SCHEDULE 2

SCHEDULE 2 Subsection 32(1)
REPLACEMENT OF SCHEDULES 1 TO 5 TO THE PRINCIPAL ACT
SCHEDULE 1 Sections 47 and 48
CAPITAL GRANTS FOR GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS
PART 1-1993
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
State General grants Grants for projects Grants for projects
assisting retention relating to
refurbishment
$ $ $
New South Wales
67,177,000 4,175,000 20,931,000
Victoria
48,005,000 3,064,000 15,854,000
Queensland
35,823,000 1,904,000 9,808,000
Western Australia
19,699,000 987,000 5,270,000
South Australia
16,813,000 904,000 4,417,000
Tasmania
5,910,000 369,000 1,911,000
Australian Capital Territory
3,680,000 - 1,261,000
Northern Territory
2,445,000 103,000 548,000
Total 199,552,000 11,506,000 60,000,000
PART 2-1994
Column 1 Column 2
State General grants
$
New South Wales 67,603,000
Victoria 47,690,000
Queensland 35,829,000
Western Australia 19,743,000
South Australia 16,753,000
Tasmania 5,870,000
Australian Capital Territory 3,670,000

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Northern Territory 2,394,000
Total 199,552,000
Note: This Schedule presently contains only Parts 1 and 2, which relate
to capital grants for government schools in 1993 and 1994. It is
proposed to insert additional Parts, relating to later years, by
subsequent amending Acts.
SCHEDULE 2 Section 49
GENERAL RECURRENT GRANTS FOR GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS
PART 1-PRIMARY EDUCATION
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
1993 1994 1995 1996
$ $ $ $
319 319 319 319
PART 2-SECONDARY EDUCATION
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
1993 1994 1995 1996
$ $ $ $
472 472 472 472
SCHEDULE 3 Section 53
CAPITAL GRANTS FOR NON-GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS
Column 1 Column 2
Year Grants
$
1993 129,150,000
1994 104,150,000
1995
1996
Note: The figures for 1995 and 1996 will be inserted by Note: subsequent
amending Acts.
SCHEDULE 4 Section 55
GENERAL RECURRENT GRANTS FOR NON-GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS
PART 1-PRIMARY EDUCATION
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5
Funding level 1993 1994 1995 1996
$ $ $ $
1 423 423 423 423
2 565 565 565 565
3 707 707 707 707
4 860 860 860 860
5 997 1,003 1,011 1,018
6 1,106 1,112 1,119 1,127
7 1,216 1,223 1,230 1,237
8 1,334 1,342 1,351 1,360
9 1,425 1,447 1,469 1,490
10 1,514 1,541 1,569 1,597
11 1,607 1,643 1,678 1,712
12 1,701 1,744 1,788 1,831
PART 2-SECONDARY EDUCATION
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5
Funding level 1993 1994 1995 1996
$ $ $ $
1 671 671 671 671
2 892 892 892 892
3 1,034 1,034 1,034 1,034
4 1,356 1,356 1,356 1,356
5 1,452 1,462 1,473 1,482
6 1,614 1,624 1,634 1,645
7 1,775 1,786 1,796 1,806
8 1,952 1,966 1,978 1,991
9 2,088 2,121 2,152 2,184
10 2,212 2,252 2,292 2,334
11 2,346 2,398 2,449 2,499
12 2,486 2,550 2,613 2,676
SCHEDULE 5 Section 59
GRANTS OF SHORT TERM EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE FOR NON-GOVERNMENT
SCHOOLS
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
1993 1994 1995 1996
$ $ $ $
499,000 499,000 499,000 499,000

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SCHEDULE 3

SCHEDULE 3 Subsection 32(2)
INSERTION OF NEW SCHEDULE 5A
SCHEDULE 5A Section 60(A)
GRANTS FOR SPECIAL PROJECTS IN CONNECTION WITH NON-GOVERNMENT RURAL
STUDENT HOSTELS
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
1994 1995 1996
$ $ $
1,554,000 1,036,000 1,036,000

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STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 19, 1994 - SCHEDULE 4

SCHEDULE 4 Subsection 32(3)
REPLACEMENT OF SCHEDULES 6 TO 11 TO THE PRINCIPAL ACT
SCHEDULE 6 Sections 62 to 69
GRANTS TO FACILITATE ACCESS TO SCHOOL EDUCATION
PART 1-1993
Column 1 State
Column 2 Grants for general education in English as a second language
provided at or in connection with government schools
Column 3 Grants for general education in English as a second
language provided at or in connection with non-government schools
Column 4 Amount per eligible new arrival
Column 5 Grants for special education in government schools and centres
Column 6 Grants for special education in non-government schools and
centres
Column 7 Grants for special education intervention support
Column 8 Grants for capital projects for children and students
with disabilities in non-government schools and centres
$ $ $ $ $ $ $
New South Wales
16,647,000 8,184,000 8,855,000 7,782,000 5,223,000
Victoria
12,847,000 7,736,000 6,327,000 7,633,000 4,334,000
Queensland
3,744,000 1,765,000 4,721,000 3,340,000 3,286,000
Western Australia
3,271,000 1,707,000 2,596,000 2,137,000 1,535,000
South Australia
3,286,000 1,267,000 2,216,000 1,654,000 1,360,000
Tasmania
432,000 152,000 779,000 538,000 506,000
Australian Capital Territory
816,000 420,000 485,000 488,000 276,000
Northern Territory
842,000 370,000 322,000 199,000 206,000
Total
41,885,000 21,601,000 2,722 26,301,000 23,771,000 16,726,000
3,915,000
PART 2-1994 Sections 62 to 69B and Section 78A
Column 1 State
Column 2 Grants for general education in English as a second language
provided at or in connection with government schools
Column 3 Grants for general education in English as a second language
provided at or in connection with non-government schools
Column 4 Amount per eligible new arrival
Column 5 Grants for special education in government schools and
centres
Column 6 Grants for special education in non-government schools
and centres
Column 7 Grants for intervention support
Column 8 Grants for capital projects in connection with special
education in non-government schools and centres
Column 9 Grants for capital projects for children and students
with disabilities in non-government centres
Column 10 Grants for transition support
$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $
New South Wales
16,647,000 - - 8,909,000 7,830,000 5,185,000 - - -
Victoria
12,847,000 - - 6,286,000 7,605,000 4,317,000 - - -
Queensland
3,744,000 - - 4,722,000 3,339,000 3,334,000 - - -
Western Australia
3,271,000 - - 2,602,000 2,115,000 1,533,000 - - -
South Australia
3,286,000 - - 2,208,000 1,656,000 1,354,000 - - -
Tasmania
432,000 - - 774,000 540,000 510,000 - - -
Australian Capital
Territory
816,000 - - 484,000 488,000 281,000 - - -
Northern Territory
842,000 - - 316,000 198,000 212,000 - - -
Total $
Col 2 Col 3 Col 4 Col 5 Col 6 Col 7
41,885,000 21,601,000 2,722 26,301,000 23,771,000 16,726,000
Col 8 Col 9 Col 10
2,270,700 1,644,300 2,072,000
PART 3-1995 Sections 62 to 69B and Section 78A
Column 1 State

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Columns 2 and 3 Grants for general education in English as a second
language provided at or in connection with schools
Column 4 Amount per eligible new arrival
Column 5 Grants for special education in government schools and
centres
Column 6 Grants for special education in non-government schools
and centres
Column 7 Grants for special education intervention support
Column 8 Grants for capital projects in connection with special
education in non-government schools
Column 9 Grants for capital projects for children and students
with disabilities in non-government centres
Column 10 Grants for transition support programmes
New South Wales
Victoria
Queensland
Western Australia
South Australia
Tasmania
Australian Capital Territory
Northern Territory
Col 2 & 3 Col 4 Col 5 Col 6
Total $ 63,486,000* 2,722 26,301,000 21,833,000
Col 7 Col 8 Col 9 Col 10
$ 16,726,000 2,270,700 1,644,300 2,072,000
Note: Amounts in respect of each State will be added by subsequent
amending Acts.
Note*: The allocation is a total figure for government and
non-government schools. Subsequent amending Acts will split the amount
between the 2 sectors.
PART 4-1996 Sections 62 to 69B and Section 78A
Column 1 State
Column 2 and Column 3 Grants for general education in English as a
second language provided at or in connection with schools
Column 4 Amount per eligible new arrival
Column 5 Grants for special education in government schools and
centres
Column 6 Grants for special education in non-government schools and
centres
Column 7 Grants for special education intervention support
Column 8 Grants for capital projects for children and students
with disabilities in non-government schools
Column 9 Grants for capital projects for children and students
with disabilities in non-government centres
Column 10 Grants for transition support programmes
New South Wales
Victoria
Queensland
Western Australia
South Australia
Tasmania
Australian Capital Territory
Northern Territory
Col 2 & 3 Col 4 Col 5 Col 6 Col 7
Total $ 63,486,000* 2,722 26,301,000 21,833,000 16,726,000
Col 8 Col 9 Col 10
2,270,700 1,644,300 968,000
Note: Amounts in respect of each State will be added by subsequent
amending Acts.
Note*: The allocation is a total figure for government and
non-government schools. Subsequent amending Acts will split the amount
between the 2 sectors.
SCHEDULE 7 Sections 70 to 73
GRANTS TO PROMOTE EQUITY IN SCHOOL EDUCATION
PART 1-1993
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5
State Grants for dis- Grants for dis- Grants for Grants for
advantaged advantaged non- schools in enhancing
government government prescribed literacy
schools schools country and
areas learning
(a) (b) (c) (d)
$ $ $ $
New South Wales
19,673,000 3,268,000 3,711,000 2,127,000
Victoria
13,846,000 3,590,000 2,194,000 1,619,000
Queensland
6,605,000 732,000 3,562,000 678,000
Western Australia

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5,561,000 625,000 2,620,000 573,000
South Australia
4,913,000 414,000 1,543,000 497,000
Tasmania
2,401,000 122,000 514,000 234,000
Australian Capital Territory
52,000 18,000
Northern Territory
1,187,000 78,000 551,000 117,000
Total
54,238,000 8,847,000 14,695,000 5,845,000
NOTE: Grants for enhancing literacy and learning cease from end of 1993.
PART 2-1994 Sections 70 to 73
Column 1 State
Column 2 Grants for disadvantaged government schools
Column 3 Grants for disadvantaged non-government schools
Column 4 Grants for government schools in prescribed country areas or
geographically isolated areas
Column 5 Grants for non-government schools in geographically
isolated areas
(a) (b) (c) (d)
$ $ $ $
New South Wales 19,673,000 3,268,000 3,300,000 411,000
Victoria 13,846,000 3,590,000 1,895,000 300,000
Queensland 6,605,000 732,000 3,138,000 424,000
Western Australia 5,561,000 625,000 2,229,000 391,000
South Australia 4,913,000 414,000 1,527,000 15,000
Tasmania 2,401,000 122,000 487,000 27,000
Australian Capital
Territory 52,000 18,000
Northern Territory 1,187,000 78,000 546,000 5,000
Total 54,238,000 8,847,000 13,122,000 1,573,000
NOTE: Grants for schools in prescribed country areas (Column 4) in 1993
has changed to Grants for government schools in geographically isolated
areas (Column 4) and Grants for non-government schools in geographically
isolated areas (Column 5) in 1994, 1995 and 1996.
PART 3-1995 Sections 70 to 73
Column 1 Column 2 and Column 3 Column 4 and Column 5
State Grants for disadvantaged schools Grants for schools in
prescribed country
areas or geographically
isolated areas
$ $
New South Wales
Victoria
Queensland
Western Australia
South Australia
Tasmania
Australian Capital Territory
Northern Territory
Total 63,085,000* 14,695,000*
NOTE*: The allocation is a total figure for government and
non-government schools. Subsequent amending Acts will split the total
figure between the 2 sectors and allocate specific amounts to each
State.
PART 4-1996 Sections 70 to 72B
Column 1 Column 2 and 3 Column 4 and Column 5
State Grants for Grants for schools in
disadvantaged prescribed country
government schools areas or geographically
isolated areas
$ $
New South Wales
Victoria
Queensland
Western Australia
South Australia
Tasmania
Australian Capital Territory
Northern Territory
Total 63,085,000* 14,695,000*
NOTE*: The allocation is a total figure for government and
non-government schools. Subsequent amending Acts will split the total
figure between the 2 sectors and allocate specific amounts to each
State.
SCHEDULE 8 Sections 74 to 78
GRANTS TO MEET NATIONAL PRIORITIES
Column 1 Year
Column 2 Grants for national projects in prescribed country areas or

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country areas
Column 3 Grants for national projects enhancing literacy and
learning
Column 4 Grants for students at risk in government schools
Column 5 Grants for students at risk in non-government schools
Column 6 Grants for national projects for gifted and talented
students
$ $ $ $ $
1993 3,561,000 1,669,000 5,180,000 2,072,000 1,036,000
1994 3,561,000 1,669,000 5,180,000 2,072,000 1,036,000
1995 1,669,000 6,734,000* 1,036,000
1996 6,734,000* 1,036,000
NOTE*: The allocation is a total figure for both government and
non-government schools. Subsequent amending Acts will split the total
figure between the 2 sectors for 1995 and 1996.
SCHEDULE 9 Sections 79 to 81
INCENTIVE GRANTS
Column 1 Year
Column 2 Amount per eligible Year 11 or Year 12 mathematics or physics
student
Column 3 Amount per student with disabilities in a government
primary school
Column 4 Amount per student with disabilities in a government
secondary school
$ $ $
1993 315 64 95
1994 327 64 95
1995 327 64 95
1996 327 64 95
SCHEDULE 10 Sections 87, 88, 89 and 94
SCHOOL LANGUAGE PROGRAM
PART 1-1993
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
State Amount per Grants for community Grants for
eligible languages provided at community
Year 12 or in connection with languages
language government schools or provided at
student by persons or or in connection
organisations other than with
non-government school non-government
systems or non-systemic schools
schools
$ $ $
New South Wales 2,669,000 813,000
Victoria 1,807,000 2,998,000
Queensland 494,000 295,000
Western Australia 283,000 139,000
South Australia 378,000 118,000
Tasmania 20,000 4,000
Australian
Capital Territory 82,000 86,000
Northern Territory 30,000
Total 315 5,763,000 4,453,000
PART 2-1994
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
State Amount per Grants for community Grants for
eligible languages provided at community
Year 12 or in connection with languages
language government schools or provided at
student by persons or or in connection
organisations other than with
non-government school non-government
systems or non-systemic schools
schools
$ $ $
New South Wales 2,669,000 813,000
Victoria 1,807,000 2,998,000
Queensland 494,000 295,000
Western Australia 283,000 139,000
South Australia 378,000 118,000
Tasmania 20,000 4,000
Australian
Capital Territory 82,000 86,000
Northern Territory 30,000
Total 327 5,763,000 4,453,000
SCHEDULE 11 Sections 100 and 102
JOINT PROGRAMS TO SUPPORT PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Year Grants for approved Grants for projects
education centres of national significance
$ $
1993 2,412,000 2,579,000
1994 2,412,000 2,579,000
1995 2,412,000 2,579,000
1996 2,412,000 2,579,000
NOTES ABOUT SECTION HEADINGS
1. The heading to section 64 of the Principal Act is amended by adding
at the end "- program year 1993".
2. The heading to section 65 of the Principal Act is amended by adding
at the end "- program year 1993''.
3. The heading to section 67 of the Principal Act is amended by adding
at the end "- program year 1993".
4. The heading to section 68 of the Principal Act is amended by adding
at the end "- program year 1993".
5. The heading to section 69 of the Principal Act is amended by adding
at the end "- program year 1993".
6. The heading to section 71 of the Principal Act is amended by
inserting after "expenditure", "in program year 1993".