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SLI 2006 No. 295 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Schools Assistance (Learning Together - Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Regulations 2005. These Regulations supplement funding for primary and secondary education under sections 121, 122, 123, 123A, 124, 126 and 127 of the Act, through adjustments to recurrent grants and capital grants for government and non-government schools for 2006 in line with the changes in the Average Government Schools Costs.
Administered by: DEST
Registered 17 Nov 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR27-Nov-2006
Tabled Senate27-Nov-2006
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Education (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Schools Assistance (Learning Together — Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 2)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2006 No. 295

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Schools Assistance (Learning Together — Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004.

Dated 16 November 2006

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

JULIE BISHOP

Minister for Education, Science and Training


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Schools Assistance (Learning Together — Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 2).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Schools Assistance (Learning Together — Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Regulations 2005

                Schedule 1 amends the Schools Assistance (Learning Together — Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Regulations 2005.


Schedule 1        Amendment

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Part 4

substitute

Part 4                 Changes to amounts and costs

4.1           Changes to Average Government School Recurrent Costs

                For subsection 121 (1) of the Act, each amount mentioned in Schedule 1 of the Act for a program year and a type of education is replaced by the amount mentioned in the table for that type of education and program year.

Item

Type of education

2005 program year
($)

2006 program year
($)

2007 program year
($)

2008 program year
($)

1

Primary

6 787

7 216

7 216

7 216

2

Secondary

8 994

9 319

9 319

9 319

Note 1   Section 121 of the Act provides for changes to Average Government School Recurrent Costs mentioned in Schedule 1 to the Act.

Note 2   In accordance with sections 122 and 123 of the Act, each amount mentioned in Schedules 2, 3 and 4 of the Act is replaced by an amount worked out using the corresponding amount mentioned in this regulation.

4.2           Changes to grant amounts for particular program years

                For subsection 123A (1) of the Act, the amounts mentioned in the table are specified for columns 3 and 5 of the table in Part 1 of Schedule 9 to the Act.

Item

Program Year

Column of Schedule 9

Column 3
Grants for Schools: guarantee amount
($’000)

Column 5
Grants for non‑gov’t centres: guarantee amount
($’000)

1

2005

7 233

3 118

2

2006

5 421

2 728

3

2007

7 373

2 736

4

2008

9 815

2 736

Note   Section 123A of the Act provides for changes to the guarantee amounts for recurrent costs of grants for literacy, numeracy and special learning needs mentioned in Schedule 9 to the Act.

4.3           Changes to recurrent grants — general

                For paragraph (b) of the definition of recurrent number for the program year in subsection 124 (1) of the Act, the number for the program year is set out in the table.

Program year

Number

2005

1.038

2006

1.087

2007

1.087

2008

1.087

4.4           Changes to capital grants for government schools and non‑government schools

                For paragraph (b) of the definition of capital number for the program year in subsection 126 (1) of the Act, the number for the program year is set out in the table.

Program year

Number

2005

1.117

2006

1.175

2007

1.175

2008

1.175

4.5           Changes to other grants for non‑government rural student hostels

                For subsection 127 (1) of the Act, for an amount mentioned in Schedule 6 in relation to a program year, the amount for the program year is increased by the factor set out in the table, which is the factor by which the Wage Cost Index No. 1 has changed from the 2003–2004 financial year.

Program year

Factor

2005

1.021

2006

1.040

2007

1.040

2008

1.040

Note   The Wage Cost Index No. 1 is the index determined in writing by the Finance Minister for subsection 127 (1) of the Act.


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.frli.gov.au.