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Act No. 1 of 1990 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Act No. 157 of 1999
An Act to provide supplementary financial assistance to advance the education of Indigenous persons, and for related purposes
Administered by: DEST
Start Date 08 Dec 1999
End Date 14 Dec 2004
Date of repeal 14 Dec 2004
Repealed by Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment Act 2004

Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Act 1989

Act No. 1 of 1990 as amended

[Note: This Act was repealed by Act No. 145 of 2004 on 14 December 2004]

This compilation was prepared on 3 May 2000
taking into account amendments up to Act No. 157 of 1999

The text of any of those amendments not in force
on that date is appended in the Notes section

The operation of amendments that have been incorporated may be
affected by application provisions that are set out in the Notes section

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing,
Attorney‑General’s Department, Canberra

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                               1

1............ Short title [see Note 1]....................................................................... 1

2............ Commencement [see Note 1].............................................................. 1

3............ Interpretation...................................................................................... 1

4............ Object of Act—increasing involvement of Indigenous people in educational decisions          5

5............ Object of Act—equal access to education by Indigenous people...... 6

6............ Object of Act—equity of participation by Indigenous people in education           6

7............ Object of Act—equitable and appropriate educational outcomes for Indigenous people       6

7A......... Object of Act—to develop culturally appropriate education services for Indigenous people                7

Part 2—Indigenous education agreements                                                               9

Division 1—General                                                                                                      9

8............ Indigenous education agreements........................................................ 9

9............ Persons who may be parties to agreements........................................ 9

9A......... Types of funding provided by agreements......................................... 9

10.......... Conditions of payments under agreements...................................... 10

Division 2—Funding for supplementary recurrent expenditure         11

10A....... Amount of payment for supplementary recurrent expenditure....... 11

10B....... Funding of government educational institutions............................... 11

10C....... Funding of non‑government schools and preschools—systemic..... 13

10D....... Funding of non‑government schools—non‑systemic....................... 14

10E........ Funding of non‑government preschools—non‑systemic.................. 14

10F........ Funding of non‑government VET institutions.................................. 15

10G....... Determination of preschool student numbers.................................. 16

10H....... Determination of school student numbers........................................ 16

10J........ Determination of VET institution student numbers......................... 16

10K....... Student numbers and Indigenous student numbers determined by same method    17

Division 3—Funding for ABSTUDY approved courses                           18

10L........ Amount of payment for ABSTUDY approved courses.................. 18

10M...... Indexation of amounts...................................................................... 19

Part 3—Funds for Assistance                                                                                         20

11.......... Appropriations operate separately.................................................. 20

12.......... Appropriations for payments made under Division 3 of Part 2...... 20

13B....... Appropriations for 1 January 1993 to 30 June 2001....................... 20

13C....... Cost supplementation...................................................................... 21

Part 4—Report to Parliament                                                                                        22

14.......... Report by Minister in 1992............................................................. 22

Part 5—Regulations                                                                                                            23

15.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 23

Notes                                                                                                                                            25


An Act to provide supplementary financial assistance to advance the education of Indigenous persons, and for related purposes

Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Short title [see Note 1]

                   This Act may be cited as the Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Act 1989.

2  Commencement [see Note 1]

                   This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3  Interpretation

                   In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears:

ABSTUDY approved course means a course that:

                     (a)  is provided through a mixture of distance education and either or both of the following:

                              (i)  residential education;

                             (ii)  face‑to‑face education; and

                     (b)  is provided at a VET institution or higher education institution; and

                     (c)  is approved as a mixed mode away‑from‑base course under the ABSTUDY Scheme.

agreement means an Indigenous education agreement made under section 8.

education provider means a person, institution or body specified in section 9.

education sector means an education sector listed in column 1 of the per capita funding table.

funding year means the calendar year 1997 or any subsequent calendar year.

government educational institution means:

                     (a)  a government preschool; or

                     (b)  a government school; or

                     (c)  a government VET institution.

government school means a school that is conducted by or on behalf of the government of a State or Territory.

government preschool means a preschool that is conducted by or on behalf of the government of a State or Territory.

government VET institution means a VET institution that is conducted by or on behalf of the government of a State or Territory.

higher education institution means an institution within the meaning of section 4 of the Higher Education Funding Act 1988.

Indigenous, in relation to a person, means:

                     (a)  a member of the Aboriginal race of Australia; or

                     (b)  a descendant of the indigenous inhabitants of the Torres Strait Islands.

NATSI preschool census week means the week during which the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander preschool census is taken on behalf of the Commonwealth.

non‑government preschool means an institution in a State or Territory that:

                     (a)  is licensed or registered as a preschool by the appropriate State or Territory licensing or registration authority; and

                     (b)  is receiving or is eligible to receive funding from the State or Territory for preschool education; and

                     (c)  is not conducted for profit.

non‑government school means a school in a State or Territory that:

                     (a)  is not conducted by or on behalf of the government of the State or Territory; and

                     (b)  is receiving or is eligible to receive funding under the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1992 or the successor Act; and

                     (c)  is not conducted for profit.

non‑government VET institution means a VET institution in a State or Territory that is not conducted by or on behalf of the government of the State or Territory.

non‑remote, in relation to an institution, means an institution that is not remote.

non‑systemic school means a school that is included as a non‑systemic school in the list of non‑government schools kept under:

                     (a)  if the successor Act has not commenced—section 17 of the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1992; or

                     (b)  if the successor Act has commenced—the provision of the successor Act that is equivalent in substance to that section.

per capita funding table means the table in section 10A.

permitted payment means a payment made:

                     (a)  under an agreement; or

                     (b)  for the purpose of monitoring or evaluating the effectiveness of:

                              (i)  an agreement in advancing an object or objects of this Act; or

                             (ii)  this Act in advancing its objects; or

                     (c)  for the purpose of publicising this Act, its objects and how it achieves those objects;

but does not include a payment made under Division 3 of Part 2.

remote, in relation to an institution, means an institution that is:

                     (a)  on an island (other than Tasmania, Stradbroke Island, Kangaroo Island, Rottnest Island or Phillip Island); or

                     (b)  in a location from which one of the following is required in order to reach a city with a population of 50,000 or more:

                              (i)  a journey by road of more than 300 kilometres;

                             (ii)  a journey by air;

                            (iii)  a journey by water; or

                     (c)  in a community of Indigenous people that has developed as a result of decisions of those people to return to live on land with which they identify; or

                     (d)  situated in a township or settlement that is culturally distinct because it is occupied by Indigenous people and managed by a council constituted by Indigenous people.

schools census day, in relation to a year, is the day that is schools census day in the year under:

                     (a)  if the successor Act has not commenced—the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1992; or

                     (b)  if the successor Act has commenced—that Act.

successor Act means the Act:

                     (a)  which applies to a period beginning immediately after the end of the period covered by the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1992; and

                     (b)  whose purposes are similar to the purposes of that Act.

systemic school means a school that is included as a systemic school in the list of non‑government schools kept under:

                     (a)  if the successor Act has not commenced—section 17 of the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1992; or

                     (b)  if the successor Act has commenced—the provision of the successor Act that is equivalent in substance to that section.

systemic school system means a school system that is included in the list of approved school systems kept under:

                     (a)  if the successor Act has not commenced—section 19 of the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1992; or

                     (b)  if the successor Act has commenced—the provision of the successor Act that is equivalent in substance to that section.

Territory means the Australian Capital Territory or the Northern Territory.

VET institution means an institution in a State or Territory that:

                     (a)  is registered as an institution providing vocational education and training by the appropriate State or Territory authority; and

                     (b)  is receiving or is eligible to receive funding from the appropriate State or Territory authority; and

                     (c)  provides courses that are accredited under State or Territory requirements for the accreditation of vocational education and training courses; and

                     (d)  is not conducted for profit.

4  Object of Act—increasing involvement of Indigenous people in educational decisions

                   It is an object of this Act to increase the involvement of Indigenous people in the making of decisions concerning education by:

                     (a)  the establishment of effective arrangements for the participation of Indigenous parents and other Indigenous people in decisions concerning the planning, delivery and evaluation of preschool, primary and secondary education for Indigenous children; and

                     (b)  the establishment of effective arrangements for the participation of Indigenous students and other Indigenous people in decisions concerning the planning, delivery and evaluation of post school education to Indigenous people; and

                     (c)  an increase in the number of Indigenous people who are employed or otherwise involved in education;

                              (i)  as administrators, teachers, teaching assistants, researchers, student services officers, curriculum advisers and community liaison officers; and

                             (ii)  as special teachers of the culture, history, contemporary society and languages of Indigenous people;

                            or otherwise; and

                     (d)  the provision of education and training to develop the skills of Indigenous people that are relevant to their participation in the making of decisions concerning education; and

                     (e)  the development of arrangements to secure independent advice from communities of Indigenous people concerning educational decisions to be taken at local, regional, State and Territory, and national levels.

5  Object of Act—equal access to education by Indigenous people

                   It is an object of this Act to ensure that Indigenous people enjoy equality with other Australians in their access to education and, in particular, to ensure:

                     (a)  that Indigenous children who are below primary school age enjoy equality with other Australian children of that age in their access to preschool education; and

                     (b)  that all Indigenous children have local access to compulsory primary and secondary schooling; and

                     (c)  that Indigenous people have equitable access to other secondary and post secondary education.

6  Object of Act—equity of participation by Indigenous people in education

                   It is an object of this Act to ensure equity of participation by Indigenous people in education and, in particular, to ensure:

                     (a)  the participation of Indigenous children in preschool education for a period similar to that during which other Australian children participate in that education; and

                     (b)  that all Indigenous children participate in compulsory primary and secondary schooling; and

                     (c)  that the rate of participation of Indigenous people in other secondary and post secondary education is equivalent to that of other Australians.

7  Object of Act—equitable and appropriate educational outcomes for Indigenous people

                   It is an object of this Act to achieve equitable and appropriate educational outcomes for Indigenous people by:

                     (a)  arrangements for the adequate preparation of Indigenous children for primary and later schooling through preschool education; and

                     (b)  arrangements enabling Indigenous children to attain, through compulsory primary and secondary education, commensurate skills and standards of skills as those attained by other Australian children; and

                     (c)  arrangements enabling Indigenous secondary students to attain the same rate of successful completion of Year 12, or its equivalents, as that attained by other Australian secondary students; and

                     (d)  arrangements enabling Indigenous students participating in post secondary education to attain the same graduation rates as those attained by other students so participating; and

                     (e)  developing programs to support the maintenance and continued use of the languages of Indigenous people; and

                      (f)  the provision of community education services to enable Indigenous people to manage the development of their communities; and

                     (g)  arrangements for education that will enable Indigenous adults with limited or no educational experience to attain proficiency in numeracy, the English language and life skills; and

                     (h)  education enabling Indigenous students to appreciate the history, culture and identity of Indigenous people; and

                      (j)  education enabling all Australian students to understand and appreciate the traditional and contemporary culture of Indigenous people.

7A  Object of Act—to develop culturally appropriate education services for Indigenous people

                   It is an object of this Act to encourage the development of education services that are culturally appropriate for Indigenous people by:

                     (a)  the development of curricula that are suited to:

                              (i)  the education of Indigenous students; and

                             (ii)  the training of professional educators (including administrators, teachers, teaching assistants, researchers, student services officers, curriculum advisers and community liaison officers) who are involved in the education of Indigenous students; and

                     (b)  the development of teaching methods and techniques that are suited to the learning styles of Indigenous students; and

                     (c)  the promotion of research to devise innovative methods to deliver education services to Indigenous students; and

                     (d)  the promotion of research to devise methods to eliminate barriers to educational attainment encountered by Indigenous students; and

                     (e)  the conduct of pilot studies to test the effectiveness of the methods referred to in paragraphs (c) and (d).


 

Part 2Indigenous education agreements

Division 1General

8  Indigenous education agreements

                   The Minister may, on behalf of the Commonwealth, make an agreement, to be known as an Indigenous education agreement, providing for the payment of money to the other party to the agreement, or to another person or body, for the purpose of advancing an object of this Act.

9  Persons who may be parties to agreements

                   Without limiting the generality of section 8, an agreement may be made with:

                     (a)  a State or Territory; or

                     (b)  a university or other institution providing post secondary education; or

                     (c)  a person or body conducting, or associated with, an educational system or educational institution; or

                     (d)  a person qualified to carry out research, or give advice, about education.

9A  Types of funding provided by agreements

             (1)  An agreement may provide for the payment of money in the form of any one or more of the following:

                     (a)  funding for supplementary recurrent expenditure;

                     (b)  funding for a particular project;

                     (c)  funding for an ABSTUDY approved course.

             (2)  If the agreement provides for the payment of money for supplementary recurrent expenditure, the amount of the payment is worked out under Division 2.

             (3)  If the agreement provides for the payment of money for an ABSTUDY approved course, the amount of the payment is worked out under Division 3.

10  Conditions of payments under agreements

             (1)  A payment under an agreement is to be subject to specified conditions providing for:

                     (a)  the acquittal of the amount paid; and

                     (b)  where the payment is for a program of education—the monitoring and evaluation of, or reports on, the program.

             (2)  A payment may be subject to:

                     (a)  a condition that a report on the result of the payment is given to the Minister; or

                     (b)  a condition that:

                              (i)  where the payment relates to a particular educational institution—information about the number of Indigenous people at the institution; or

                             (ii)  information about the number of Indigenous people likely to benefit from the payment; or

                            (iii)  other relevant information;

                             is given to the Minister; or

                     (c)  where the payment is to a person controlling employment in an educational system or institution—a condition for the employment of Indigenous people within the system or institution on the same terms and conditions as equivalent staff who are not Indigenous people; or

                     (d)  other specified conditions.


 

Division 2Funding for supplementary recurrent expenditure

10A  Amount of payment for supplementary recurrent expenditure

             (1)  The Minister may make an agreement authorising the payment to the other party to the agreement of an amount for supplementary recurrent expenditure for a funding year.

             (2)  The amount of the payment is worked out under sections 10B to 10F and the following table:

Per capita funding table

Item

Education
sector

 

column 1

Government
rate

$

column 2

Non‑government rate

$

column 3

1

2

Preschool (remote)

Preschool (non‑remote)

600

300

2,000

1,000

3

4

Primary school (remote)

Primary school (non‑remote)

600

300

2,000

1,000

5

6

Junior secondary (remote)

Junior secondary (non‑remote)

800

400

3,000

1,500

7

8

Senior secondary (remote)

Senior secondary (non‑remote)

1,000

500

3,300

1,650

9

10

VET institution (remote)

VET institution (non‑remote)

1,000

500

3,300

1,650

10B  Funding of government educational institutions

             (1)  The Minister may authorise a payment for a funding year to an education provider if:

                     (a)  the education provider is a State or Territory; and

                     (b)  there are Indigenous students enrolled for the year at government educational institutions in the State or Territory.

             (2)  The amount of the payment that may be authorised under this section is the sum of the per capita amounts worked out under subsections (3) and (4) for the education sectors in which the State or Territory provides education.

             (3)  The per capita amount for an education sector (other than a preschool sector) is worked out using the formula:

where:

IS means the number of Indigenous students in the education sector who are enrolled at government educational institutions in the State or Territory for the funding year.

per capita amount means the amount specified for the education sector in column 2 of the per capita funding table.

             (4)  The per capita amount for a preschool sector is worked out using the formula:

where:

IS means the number of Indigenous students:

                     (a)  enrolled at government preschools in the State or Territory; and

                     (b)  in respect of whom recurrent funds are made available by the government of the State or Territory;

for the funding year.

per capita amount means the amount specified in column 2 of the per capita funding table for a remote preschool or a non‑remote preschool (as the case requires).

10C  Funding of non‑government schools and preschools—systemic

             (1)  The Minister may authorise a payment for a funding year to an education provider in a State or Territory if:

                     (a)  the education provider conducts a systemic school system; and

                     (b)  there are Indigenous students enrolled for the year at one or more of the system’s systemic schools or at a non‑government preschool conducted by the education provider in the State or Territory.

             (2)  The amount of the payment that may be authorised under this section is the sum of the per capita amounts worked out under subsections (3) and (4) for the education sectors in which the education provider provides education in the State or Territory.

             (3)  The per capita amount for an education sector (other than a preschool sector) is worked out using the formula:

where:

IS means the number of Indigenous students in the education sector who are enrolled at the system’s systemic schools in the State or Territory for the funding year.

per capita amount means the amount specified for the education sector in column 3 of the per capita funding table.

             (4)  The per capita amount for a preschool sector is worked out using the formula:

where:

IS means the number of Indigenous students:

                     (a)  enrolled at non‑government preschools conducted by the education provider in the State or Territory; and

                     (b)  in respect of whom recurrent funds are made available by the government of the State or Territory;

for the funding year.

per capita amount means the amount specified in column 3 of the per capita funding table for a remote preschool or a non‑remote preschool (as the case requires).

10D  Funding of non‑government schools—non‑systemic

             (1)  The Minister may authorise a payment for a funding year to an education provider if:

                     (a)  the education provider conducts a non‑systemic school; and

                     (b)  there are Indigenous students enrolled for the year at the school; and

                     (c)  the number of those students is 20 or more.

             (2)  The amount of the payment that may be authorised under this section is the sum of the per capita amounts worked out under subsection (3) for each education sector (other than the preschool sectors) in which the education provider provides education at the school.

             (3)  The per capita amount for an education sector is worked out using the formula:

where:

IS means the number of Indigenous students in the education sector who are enrolled at the school for the funding year.

per capita amount means the amount specified for the education sector in column 3 of the per capita funding table.

10E  Funding of non‑government preschools—non‑systemic

             (1)  The Minister may authorise a payment for a funding year to an education provider if:

                     (a)  the education provider conducts a non‑government preschool (other than a preschool to which section 10C applies); and

                     (b)  there are Indigenous students enrolled for the year at the preschool; and

                     (c)  the number of those students is 5 or more.

             (2)  The amount of the payment that may be authorised under this section is worked out using the formula:

where:

IS means the number of Indigenous students:

                     (a)  enrolled at the preschool; and

                     (b)  in respect of whom recurrent funds are made available by the government of the State or Territory;

for the funding year.

per capita amount means the amount specified in column 3 of the per capita funding table for a remote preschool or a non‑remote preschool (as the case requires).

10F  Funding of non‑government VET institutions

             (1)  The Minister may authorise a payment for a funding year to an education provider if:

                     (a)  the education provider conducts a non‑government VET institution; and

                     (b)  there are Indigenous students enrolled for the year at the institution; and

                     (c)  the number of those students is 20 or more.

             (2)  The amount of the payment that may be authorised under this section is worked out using the formula:

where:

IS means the number of Indigenous students enrolled at the institution for the funding year.

per capita amount means the amount specified in column 3 of the per capita funding table for a remote VET institution or a non‑remote VET institution (as the case requires).

10G  Determination of preschool student numbers

             (1)  For the purposes of this Act, the number of students enrolled at a preschool for a funding year is the number of students (worked out under this section) enrolled at the preschool during the NATSI preschool census week in the year.

             (2)  The number of students enrolled at a preschool during a particular week is the sum of:

                     (a)  the number of students enrolled at the preschool for 10 hours or more per week during that week; and

                     (b)  the number of full‑time equivalent students enrolled at the preschool during that week.

             (3)  The number of full‑time equivalent students referred to in paragraph (2)(b) is worked out using the following formula:

where:

part‑time student hours means the total number of hours for which part‑time students are enrolled during the relevant week.

             (4)  In this section:

part‑time student means a student who is enrolled at a preschool for less than 10 hours per week.

10H  Determination of school student numbers

For the purposes of this Act, the number of students enrolled at a school for a funding year is the number of students (including full‑time equivalent students) enrolled at the school on schools census day in the year.

10J  Determination of VET institution student numbers

             (1)  For the purposes of this Act, the number of students enrolled at a VET institution for a funding year is taken to be the same as the number of students (worked out under this section) enrolled at the institution in the year immediately before that year.

             (2)  The number of students enrolled at a VET institution in a particular year is worked out using the formula:

where:

student contact hours means the total number of contact hours for which students are enrolled in the year at the VET institution in courses accredited under State or Territory requirements for the accreditation of vocational education and training courses.

             (3)  The total number of contact hours referred to in subsection (2) is worked out on the basis of the information in the national vocational education and training data collection for the year.

10K  Student numbers and Indigenous student numbers determined by same method

                   The methods for determining student numbers set out in sections 10G to 10J apply to determining numbers of Indigenous students as well as to determining numbers of students in general.


 

Division 3Funding for ABSTUDY approved courses

10L  Amount of payment for ABSTUDY approved courses

             (1)  The Minister may make an agreement with an education provider authorising a payment to the provider of an amount for an ABSTUDY approved course (the 2000 ABSTUDY approved course):

                     (a)  that is run by the provider in the 2000 calendar year; and

                     (b)  for which Indigenous students are enrolled.

             (2)  The amount of the payment must not exceed the amount worked out using the formula:

where:

number of Indigenous students means the number of Indigenous students enrolled for the 2000 ABSTUDY approved course.

unit cost means the unit cost for the 2000 ABSTUDY approved course (see subsections (3) and (4)).

             (3)  If funding was provided in the 1998 calendar year in respect of Indigenous students enrolled for that year in ABSTUDY approved courses run by the education provider, then the unit cost for the 2000 ABSTUDY approved course is worked out using the formula:

where:

1998 funding means the amount of funding that was provided in the 1998 calendar year in respect of Indigenous students enrolled for that year in ABSTUDY approved courses run by the education provider.

1998 number of Indigenous students means the number of Indigenous students who were enrolled for the 1998 calendar year in ABSTUDY approved courses run by the education provider.

1999 IF means the indexation factor that applies for the 1999 calendar year.

2000 IF means the indexation factor that applies for the 2000 calendar year.

             (4)  If:

                     (a)  subsection (3) does not apply; or

                     (b)  the 2000 ABSTUDY approved course was not an ABSTUDY approved course in 1998;

then the unit cost for the 2000 ABSTUDY approved course is the median of the unit costs that are worked out under subsection (3).

10M  Indexation of amounts

             (1)  The indexation factor for a calendar year (the current year) is worked out using the formula:

where:

index number, for a quarter, means the All Groups Consumer Price Index number that is the weighted average of the 8 capital cities and is published by the Australian Statistician for that quarter.

previous June quarter means the June quarter before the recent June quarter.

recent June quarter means the June quarter in the year before the current year.

             (2)  The indexation factor worked out under subsection (1) must be rounded up or down to 3 places (rounding up in the case of exactly halfway between).

             (3)  If at any time (whether before or after the commencement of this section) the Australian Statistician has changed or changes the reference base for the Consumer Price Index, then, for the purposes of applying this section after the change, only index numbers published in terms of the new reference base are to be used.


 

Part 3Funds for Assistance

  

11  Appropriations operate separately

                   Each provision of this Act that appropriates money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund operates separately from the other provisions that so appropriate money.

12  Appropriations for payments made under Division 3 of Part 2

                   Payments made under Division 3 of Part 2 must be made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is appropriated accordingly.

13B  Appropriations for 1 January 1993 to 30 June 2001

             (1)  $76,914,000 is appropriated out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund in respect of the period that starts on 1 January 1993 and ends on 30 June 1994 for the purpose of making permitted payments during that period.

             (2)  $82,966,000 is appropriated out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund in respect of the period that starts on 1 January 1994 and ends on 30 June 1995 for the purpose of making permitted payments during that period.

             (3)  $83,861,000 is appropriated out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund in respect of the period that starts on 1 January 1995 and ends on 30 June 1996 for the purpose of making permitted payments during that period.

             (4)  $91,486,000 is appropriated out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund in respect of the period that starts on 1 January 1996 and ends on 30 June 1997 for the purpose of making permitted payments during that period.

             (5)  $102,376,000 is appropriated out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund in respect of the period that starts on 1 January 1997 and ends on 30 June 1998 for the purpose of making permitted payments during that period.

             (6)  $114,360,000 is appropriated out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund in respect of the period that starts on 1 January 1998 and ends on 30 June 1999 for the purpose of making permitted payments during that period.

             (7)  $124,249,000 is appropriated out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund in respect of the period that starts on 1 January 1999 and ends on 30 June 2000 for the purpose of making permitted payments during that period.

             (8)  $127,991,000 is appropriated out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund in respect of the period that starts on 1 January 2000 and ends on 30 June 2001 for the purpose of making permitted payments during that period.

13C  Cost supplementation

             (1)  The regulations may state, for a period referred to in subsection 13B(4), (5), (6), (7) or (8), a number worked out after considering changes in an Index determined in writing by the Minister for Finance to be an appropriate Index to be used for the variation, in accordance with this section, of the amount stated in that subsection.

             (2)  If a number (the stated number) is stated in regulations made for the purposes of subsection (1), for a period referred to in subsection 13B(4), (5), (6), (7) or (8), the amount set out in that subsection (the stated amount) is taken to be replaced by the amount worked out using the formula:

             (3)  If an amount worked out under subsection (2) is not a multiple of $1,000, the amount is to be rounded to the nearest $1,000 (rounding $500 upwards).


 

Part 4Report to Parliament

  

14  Report by Minister in 1992

             (1)  The Minister, as soon as practicable after 1 July 1992, is to cause to be laid before each House of the Parliament a report on the operation of this Act since its commencement.

             (2)  The report is to:

                     (a)  identify the types of programs, projects and other matters in respect of which payments were made under agreements; and

                     (b)  contain an assessment of the extent to which each type of program, project or other matter advanced the objects of this Act.


 

Part 5Regulations

  

15  Regulations

                   The Governor‑General may make regulations prescribing matters:

                     (a)  required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed; or

                     (b)  necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.

 


Notes to the Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Act 1989

Note 1

The Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Act 1989 as shown in this compilation comprises Act No. 1, 1990 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Acts

Act

Number
and year

Date
of Assent

Date of commencement

Application, saving or transitional provisions

Aboriginal Education (Supplementary Assistance) Act 1989

1, 1990

17 Jan 1990

17 Jan 1990

 

Aboriginal Education (Supplementary Assistance) Amendment Act 1991

146, 1991

21 Oct 1991

21 Oct 1991

Aboriginal Education (Supplementary Assistance) Amendment Act 1992

161, 1992

11 Dec 1992

S. 6: 1 July 1993
Remainder: Royal Assent

Aboriginal Education (Supplementary Assistance) Amendment Act 1993

85, 1993

30 Nov 1993

1 Jan 1994

Aboriginal Education (Supplementary Assistance) Amendment Act 1994

118, 1994

27 Sept 1994

1 Jan 1995

Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Amendment Act 1995

137, 1995

5 Dec 1995

5 Dec 1995

Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Amendment Act 1996

9, 1996

14 June 1996

14 June 1996

Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Amendment Act 1998

27, 1998

17 Apr 1998

17 Apr 1998

Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Amendment Act 1999

157, 1999

8 Dec 1999

8 Dec 1999

 


Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted     am. = amended     rep. = repealed     rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

Title......................................

am. No. 137, 1995

S. 1......................................

am. No. 137, 1995

S. 3......................................

am. No. 161, 1992; No. 137, 1995; No. 9, 1996; No. 157, 1999

Heading to s. 4....................

rs. No. 9, 1996

S. 4......................................

am. No. 137, 1995; No. 9, 1996

Ss. 5, 6................................

am. No. 137, 1995

Heading to s. 7....................

am. No. 9, 1996

S. 7......................................

am. No. 137, 1995; No. 9, 1996

S. 7A...................................

ad. No. 9, 1996

Heading to Part 2.................

am. No. 137, 1995

 

rs. No. 9, 1996

Heading to Div. 1 of Part 2..

ad. No. 9, 1996

S. 8......................................

am. No. 137, 1995

S. 9......................................

am. No. 9, 1996

S. 9A...................................

ad. No. 9, 1996

 

am. No. 157, 1999

S.10.....................................

am. No. 9, 1996

Div. 2 of Part 2 ...................
(ss. 10A–10K)

ad. No. 9, 1996

Ss. 10A–10C.......................

ad. No. 9, 1996

Ss. 10D–10F.......................

ad. No. 9, 1996

 

am. No. 27, 1998

Ss. 10G–10K.......................

ad. No. 9, 1996

Div. 3 of Part 2 ...................
(ss. 10L, 10M)

ad. No. 157, 1999

Ss. 10L, 10M.......................

ad. No. 157, 1999

S. 10A.................................

ad. No. 161, 1992

Renumbered s. 11............

No. 9, 1996

S. 11....................................

rep. No. 161, 1992

S. 12....................................

am. No. 146, 1991

 

rep. No. 161, 1992

 

ad. No. 157, 1999

S. 13....................................

am. No. 146, 1991

 

rep. No. 161, 1992

S. 13A.................................

ad. No. 161, 1992

 

rep. No. 161, 1992

Heading to s. 13B................

am. No. 9, 1996; No. 157, 1999

S. 13B.................................

ad. No. 161, 1992

 

am. No. 85, 1993; No. 118, 1994; No. 137, 1995; No. 9, 1996; No. 157, 1999

S. 13C.................................

ad. No. 27, 1998

 

am. No. 157, 1999

Part 5 (s. 15).......................

ad. No. 27, 1998

S. 15....................................

ad. No. 27, 1998

Schedules 1, 2....................

rep. No. 161, 1992