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This instrument prescribes the Digital Careers Program.
Administered by: Industry, Innovation and Science
Registered 24 Oct 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Oct-2017
Tabled Senate13-Nov-2017
Table of contents.

 

Industry Research and Development (Digital Careers Program) Instrument 2017

I, Michaelia Cash, Minister for Employment, make the following instrument.

Dated   20 October 2017

Michaelia Cash

Minister for Employment
for the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science

 

 

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Prescribed program....................................................................................................... 1

6............ Specified legislative power............................................................................................ 2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Industry Research and Development (Digital Careers Program) Instrument 2017.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

25 October 2017

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 33 of the Industry Research and Development Act 1986.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Industry Research and Development Act 1986.

ICT means information and communications technology.

5  Prescribed program

                   For the purposes of subsection 33(1) of the Act, the program specified in item 1 of the following table is prescribed.

 

Prescribed program

Item

Column 1

Program

Column 2

Description and purpose of the program

1

Digital Careers Program

Financial assistance to address Australia’s ICT skills shortage by:

(a) increasing awareness, interest and participation among school students in computational thinking and digital technologies; and

(b) increasing awareness of career diversity and job opportunities for students studying ICT, science, technology, engineering, mathematics and related disciplines; and

(c) providing educational and training material and professional development for educators delivering the digital technology curriculum and coordinating associated activities.

6  Specified legislative power

                   For the purposes of subsection 33(3) of the Act, the powers of the Parliament to make laws with respect to the following are specified:

                     (a)  external affairs (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxix) of the Constitution);

                     (b)  postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution).