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Act No. 154 of 1995 as made
An Act to amend the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1992
Administered by: Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Date of Assent 16 Dec 1995
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Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016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 (No. 2) 1995 No. 154, 1995

Making Information
- Assented to 16 December 1995

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1995 No. 154, 1995 - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

CONTENTS
Section
1. Short title
2. Commencement
3. Amendments of the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education
Assistance) Act 1992
4. Substitution of Schedules to the States Grants (Primary and
Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1992 and of the notes to the
Schedules
SCHEDULE 1
AMENDMENTS OF THE STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY
EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) ACT 1992
SCHEDULE 2
SUBSTITUTION OF SCHEDULES TO THE STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND
SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) ACT 1992 AND OF
THE NOTES TO THE SCHEDULES

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1995 No. 154, 1995 - 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 (No. 2) 1995 No. 154, 1995 - SECT 1
Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Amendment Act (No. 2) 1995.


(Minister's second reading speech made in -
House of Representatives on 25 October 1995
Senate on 13 November 1995)

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1995 No. 154, 1995 - SECT 2
Commencement

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


(2) Sections 3 and 4 commence, or are taken to have commenced, on 1 January 1996.

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1995 No. 154, 1995 - SECT 3
Amendments of the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1992

3. The States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1992 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1995 No. 154, 1995 - SECT 4
Substitution of Schedules to the States Grants (Primary and Secondary
Education Assistance) Act 1992 and of the notes to the Schedules

4. The States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1992 is further amended by omitting Schedules 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5A, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 to that Act and the notes to those Schedules and substituting the Schedules and the notes set out in Schedule 2 to this Act.

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1995 No. 154, 1995 - SCHEDULE 1

SCHEDULE 1 Section 3
AMENDMENTS OF THE STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY
EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) ACT 1992
1. Section 3 (paragraph (a) of the definition of approved authority):
After "a non-government school," insert "a non-government special
school,".
2. Section 3:
Insert:
"non-government special school means a school in a State that:
(a) has been, or is likely to be, recognised by the State Minister
as a special school; and
(b) provides special education; and
(c) is not conducted by, or on behalf of, the Government of the
State; and
(d) is not conducted for profit.".
3. Subsection 67A(3):
After "on integration activities" insert "and on minor capital
projects,".
4. Subsections 77A(1) and (2):
After "program year 1995" insert "or 1996".
5. Subsections 77A(3), (4) and (5):
Omit "for program year 1995", substitute ", for program year 1995 or
1996,".
6. Subsections 77A(3) and (4):

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Omit "that year", substitute "the year concerned".
7. Subsections 77B(2) and (3):
After "program year 1995" insert "or 1996".
8. Subsection 77B(4):
Omit "for program year 1995", substitute ", for program year 1995 or
1996,".
9. Subsection 77B(4):
After "the year" insert "concerned".
10. Subsection 77B(5):
After "program year 1995" insert "or 1996,".
11. Subsections 77C(2) and (3):
After "program year 1995" insert "or 1996".
12. Subsection 77C(3):
Before "under sections" insert "in relation to the year concerned".
13. Subsection 77C(3):
Omit "that year", substitute "the year concerned".
14. Subsections 77C(4), (6), (7) and (8):
Omit "for program year 1995", substitute ", for program year 1995 or
1996,".
15. After section 78A:
Insert:
Grants for projects in connection with non-government special
schools to assist students with disabilities to make the transition
from special education to mainstream school education, further
education, employment or the responsibilities of adult life
"78B.(1) The Minister may make a determination approving a project
for expenditure in a program year if:
(a) the project is being, or is to be, carried out at or in
connection with a non-government special school in a State with the
objective of assisting students with disabilities to make the
transition from special education to mainstream school education,
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 financial assistance under this
section in connection with the project.
"(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 a program year
must not be greater than the amount set out opposite to that year in
column 11 of the Part of Schedule 6 that relates to that year.
"(4) Financial assistance is granted to a State under this section
for expenditure on an approved project for a program year on the
following conditions:
(a) that, subject to paragraph (b), the State will, as soon as
practicable, pay to the approved authority of the non-government
special school an amount equal to each amount paid to the State under
this section for the project;
(b) that, when making a payment, the State will describe the amount
paid as a payment out of money paid to the State by the Commonwealth
under this section;
(c) the additional conditions applicable under section 83.".


16. Subsection 79(1) (sub-subparagraph (c)(ii)(B) of the definition of
eligible year 11 or 12 mathematics or physics student):
Omit "; and", substitute ".".
17. Subsection 79(1) (paragraph (d) of the definition of eligible year
11 or 12 mathematics or physics student):
Omit the paragraph.

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1995 No. 154, 1995 - SCHEDULE 2

SCHEDULE 2 Section 3
SUBSTITUTION OF SCHEDULES TO THE STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY
EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) ACT 1992 AND OF THE NOTES TO THE SCHEDULES
"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 Grants for
projects projects
assisting relating to
retention 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

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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 68,482,000
Victoria 48,309,000
Queensland 36,295,000
Western Australia 20,000,000
South Australia 16,971,000
Tasmania 5,946,000
Australian Capital Territory 3,718,000
Northern Territory 2,425,000
Total 202,146,000


PART 3 - 1995
Column 1 Column 2
State General grants
$
New South Wales 70,282,000
Victoria 48,831,000
Queensland 37,485,000
Western Australia 20,626,000
South Australia 17,119,000
Tasmania 6,002,000
Australian Capital Territory 3,760,000
Northern Territory 2,488,000
Total 206,593,000


PART 4 - 1996
Column 1 Column 2
State General grants
$
New South Wales 70,493,000
Victoria 48,532,000
Queensland 37,611,000
Western Australia 20,810,000
South Australia 16,942,000
Tasmania 5,975,000
Australian Capital Territory 3,718,000
Northern Territory 2,512,000
Total 206,593,000


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
$ $ $ $
319 336 343 343
PART 2 - SECONDARY EDUCATION
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
1993 1994 1995 1996
$ $ $ $
472 497 507 507


SCHEDULE 3 Section 53
CAPITAL GRANTS FOR NON-GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS
Column 1 Column 2
Year Grants
$
1993 129,150,000
1994 105,504,000
1995 113,002,000
1996 92,296,000


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
$ $ $ $
1 423 445 454 454
2 565 594 606 606
3 707 744 759 759

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4 860 904 923 923
5 997 1,055 1,085 1,092
6 1,106 1,169 1,201 1,209
7 1,216 1,286 1,319 1,328
8 1,334 1,411 1,449 1,459
9 1,425 1,521 1,575 1,598
10 1,514 1,620 1,683 1,713
11 1,607 1,727 1,800 1,836
12 1,701 1,833 1,918 1,964
PART 2 - SECONDARY EDUCATION
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5
Funding level 1993 1994 1995 1996
$ $ $ $
1 671 706 721 721
2 892 938 957 957
3 1,034 1,087 1,109 1,109
4 1,356 1,426 1,455 1,455
5 1,452 1,537 1,580 1,590
6 1,614 1,707 1,753 1,764
7 1,775 1,878 1,926 1,937
8 1,952 2,067 2,121 2,135
9 2,088 2,230 2,308 2,342
10 2,212 2,367 2,458 2,504
11 2,346 2,521 2,626 2,680
12 2,486 2,681 2,802 2,870


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
$ $ $ $
499,000 524,000 534,000 534,000


SCHEDULE 5A Section 60A
GRANTS FOR SPECIAL PROJECTS IN CONNECTION WITH
NON-GOVERNMENT RURAL STUDENT HOSTELS
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
1994 1995 1996
$ $ $
1,633,000 1,111,000 Nil


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

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8,185,911
8,855,000
7,782,000
5,223,000
Victoria
12,847,000
7,730,655
6,327,000
7,633,000
4,334,000
Queensland
3,744,000
1,765,756
4,721,000
3,340,000
3,286,000
Western Australia
3,271,000
1,708,445
2,596,000
2,137,000
1,535,000
South Australia
3,286,000
1,267,615
2,216,000
1,654,000
1,360,000
Tasmania
432,000
152,320
779,000
538,000
506,000
Australian Capital Territory
816,000
419,160
485,000
488,000
276,000
Northern Territory
842,000
371,138
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
(TABLE OMITTED SEE PRINTED COPY)
PART 3 - 1995
(TABLE OMITTED SEE PRINTED COPY)
PART 4 - 1996
(TABLE OMITTED SEE PRINTED COPY)


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 Grants for Grants for Grants for
disadvantaged disadvantaged schools in enhancing
government non-government prescribed literacy
schools schools country areas and
learning
$ $ $ $
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
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

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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
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5
State Grants for Grants for Grants for Grants for
disadvantaged disadvantaged governemnt non-government
government non-government schools in schools in
schools schools prescribed prescribed
country areas country areas
or or
geographically geographically
isolated areas isolated areas
$ $ $ $
New South Wales
20,674,000 3,435,000 3,467,000 432,000
Victoria
14,552,000 3,773,000 1,992,000 315,000
Queensland
6,942,000 769,000 3,298,000 446,000
Western Australia
5,845,000 657,000 2,343,000 411,000
South Australia
5,164,000 435,000 1,605,000 16,000
Tasmania
2,521,000 131,000 512,000 28,000
Australian Capital Territory
55,000 19,000
Northern Territory
1,248,000 82,000 574,000 5,000
Total 57,001,000 9,301,000 13,791,000 1,653,000
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
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5
State Grants for Grants for Grants for Grants for
disadvantaged disadvantaged governemnt non-government
government non-government schools in schools in
schools schools prescribed prescribed
country areas country areas
or or
geographically geographically
isolated areas isolated areas
$ $ $ $
New South Wales
21,087,000 3,503,000 3,505,000 473,000
Victoria
14,843,000 3,848,000 2,032,000 321,000
Queensland
7,081,000 785,000 3,364,000 455,000
Western Australia
5,962,000 670,000 2,390,000 419,000
South Australia
5,267,000 444,000 1,637,000 16,000
Tasmania
2,572,000 134,000 522,000 29,000
Australian Capital Territory
56,000 19,000
Northern Territory
1,273,000 84,000 585,000 5,000
Total
58,141,000 9,487,000 14,035,000 1,718,000
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 4 - 1996
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5
State Grants for Grants for Grants for Grants for
disadvantaged disadvantaged governemnt non-government
government non-government schools in schools in
schools schools prescribed prescribed
country areas country areas
or or
geographically geographically
isolated areas isolated areas

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$ $ $ $
New South Wales
20,748,000 3,447,000 3,424,000 461,000
Victoria
14,604,000 3,787,000 1,985,000 314,000
Queensland
6,967,000 772,000 3,287,000 444,000
Western Australia
5,866,000 659,000 2,335,000 410,000
South Australia
5,182,000 437,000 1,599,000 16,000
Tasmania
2,530,000 131,000 510,000 28,000
Australian Capital Territory
55,000 19,000
Northern Territory
1,253,000 82,000 572,000 5,000
Total 57,205,000 9,334,000 13,712,000 1,678,000
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.


SCHEDULE 8 Sections 74 to 78
GRANTS TO MEET NATIONAL PRIORITIES
Column 1
Year
Column 2
Grants for national projects in prescribed 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
Column 7
Grants for projects fostering
literacy in early years of schooling
at government schools
Column 8
Grants for projects fostering
literacy in early years of
schooling at non-government
schools
$
$
$
$
$
$
$
1993
3,561,000
1,669,000
5,180,000
2,072,000
1,036,000
1994
3,743,000
1,754,000
5,444,000
2,178,000
1,089,000
1995
1,789,000
5,156,000
2,063,000
1,111,000
6,666,000
2,208,000
1996
5,156,000
2,063,000
Nil
6,666,000
2,208,000

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SCHEDULE 9 Sections 79 to 81
INCENTIVE GRANTS
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
Year Amounts per eligible Amounts per student Amounts per
Year 11 or Year 12 with disabilities student with
mathematics or physics in a government disabilitites
student primary school in a government
secondary school
$ $ $
1993 315 64 95
1994 327 68 100
1995 344 70 102
1996 Nil 70 102


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 eligible Grants for community Grants for
Year 12 language languages provided community
student at or in connection languages
with government provided at or
schools or be persons in connection
or organisations other with non-
than non-government government
school systems or schools
non-systemic 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


SCHEDULE 10 Sections 87, 88, 89
and 94
SCHOOL LANGUAGE PROGRAM
PART 2 - 1994
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
State Amount per eligible Grants for community Grants for
Year 12 language languages provided community
student at or in connection languages
with government provided at or
schools or be persons in connection
or organisations other with non-
than non-government government
school systems or schools
non-systemic schools
$ $ $
New South Wales
2,805,000 855,000
Victoria
1,899,000 3,151,000
Queensland
519,000 310,000
Western Australia
298,000 146,000
South Australia
397,000 124,000
Tasmania
21,000 4,000
Australian Capital Territory
86,000 90,000
Northern Territory
32,000
Total
327 6,057,000 4,680,000
PART 3 - 1995
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
State Amount per eligible Grants for community Grants for
Year 12 language languages provided community
student at or in connection languages
with government provided at or
schools or be persons in connection
or organisations other with non-
than non-government government
school systems or schools
non-systemic schools
$ $ $
New South Wales
2,861,000 872,000
Victoria
1,937,000 3,214,000
Queensland
529,000 316,000
Western Australia
304,000 149,000
South Australia
405,000 127,000
Tasmania
21,000 4,000
Australian Capital Territory
88,000 92,000
Northern Territory
33,000
Total
4,080,000 6,178,000 4,774,000
PART 4 - 1996
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
State Amount per eligible Grants for community Grants for
Year 12 language languages provided community
student at or in connection languages
with government provided at or
schools or be persons in connection
or organisations other with non-
than non-government government
school systems or schools
non-systemic schools
$ $ $
New South Wales
2,861,000 872,000
Victoria
1,937,000 3,214,000
Queensland
529,000 316,000
Western Australia
304,000 149,000
South Australia
405,000 127,000
Tasmania
21,000 4,000
Australian Capital Territory
88,000 92,000
Northern Territory
33,000
Total 4,080,000 6,178,000 4,774,000


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 of
education centres national significance
$ $
1993 2,412,000 2,579,000
1994 2,535,000 2,711,000
1995 2,586,000 2,765,000
1996 2,586,000 2,765,000 ".