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This instrument amends the Commonwealth Grant Scheme Guidelines 2020 (the Guidelines) to list additional higher education providers, that are not Table A providers, that can be paid grants under Part 2-2 of the Higher Education Support Act 2003; update the national priorities specified in the Guidelines; and update the amount of medical student loading worked out under the Guidelines for the provider for that grant year.
Administered by: Education, Skills and Employment
Registered 29 Jul 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Aug-2021
Tabled Senate03-Aug-2021
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Commonwealth Grant Scheme Guidelines Amendment (National Priorities and Other Matters) 2021

I, Alan Tudge, Minister for Education and Youth, make the following instrument.

Dated   28 July 2021                           

Alan Tudge

Minister for Education and Youth

 


Contents

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

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

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

4  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

5  Application of amendments...................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                           2

Commonwealth Grant Scheme Guidelines 2020                                                                             2

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Commonwealth Grant Scheme Guidelines Amendment (National Priorities and Other Matters) 2021.

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

The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

 

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 238‑10 of the Higher Education Support Act 2003.

4  Schedules

                   The instrument specified in the Schedule to this instrument is amended as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule, and any other item in the Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

5  Application of amendments

                   To avoid doubt:

                     (a)  the amendment to the list of providers made by item 1 in the Schedule applies from commencement of this instrument;

                     (b)  the amendment to the national priorities made by item 2 in the Schedule applies in relation to grants made after commencement of this instrument;

                     (c)  the amendment relating to the allocation of medical student places made by item 3 in the Schedule applies in respect of an allocation of medical student places in 2022 and future years;

Schedule 1Amendments

Commonwealth Grant Scheme Guidelines 2020

1  Section 8

Remove “and” from the end of paragraph (za) and, after paragraph (zb), insert:

                    (zc)  Australian College of Theology Limited;

                   (zd)  Colleges of Business and Technology (WA) Pty Ltd;

                    (ze)  Crown Institute of Higher Education Pty Ltd;

                    (zf)  Edith Cowan College Pty Ltd;

                    (zg)  Educational Enterprises Australia Pty Ltd;

                   (zh)  ICHM Pty Ltd;

                    (zi)  INSEARCH Limited;

                    (zj)  International College of Management, Sydney Pty. Limited;

                   (zk)  JMC Pty. Limited;

                    (zl)  Kaplan Higher Education Pty Ltd;

                  (zm)  Kaplan Business School Pty Limited;

                   (zn)  Kent Institute Australia Pty Ltd;

                   (zo)  Le Cordon Bleu Australia Pty Limited;

                   (zp)  Morling College Ltd;

                   (zq)  Navitas Professional Institute Pty Ltd

                    (zr)  Queensland Institute of Business & Technology Pty Ltd;

                    (zs)  South Australian Institute of Business and Technology Pty Ltd;

                    (zt)  Southern Cross Education Institute (Higher Education) Pty Ltd;

                   (zu)  S P Jain School of Global Management Pty Limited;

                   (zv)  Sydney Institute of Business and Technology Pty Ltd;

                   (zw)  Think: Colleges Pty Ltd  

                   (zx)  Top Education Group Limited

                   (zy)  Wentworth Institute of Higher Education Pty Ltd; and

                    (zz)  Whitehouse Institute Pty Ltd.

 

2  Section 10

Repeal paragraph 10(d) and, after paragraph (b), insert:

                     (c)  in 2021 only, providing retraining and upskilling opportunities in the following areas of study: Education, Nursing, Visual and Performing Arts, Society and Culture, Professional Pathway Psychology, Professional Pathway Social Work, English, Mathematics, Accounting, Administration, Commerce, Communications, Indigenous and Foreign Languages, Agriculture, Allied Health, Other Health, Computing, Built Environment, Science, Engineering and Environmental Studies. 

 

3  Section 12

Repeal subsection (3), insert:

             (3)  The allocation of medical student places for the purposes of determining medical student loading for a particular year is equal to the most recent full year student load data reported by the provider through the HESDC and cleared as final by the Department, plus any subsequent approved variations for a course of study in medicine not yet reported in the HESDC and specifically allocated to the provider by the Minister.

             (4) The allocation of medical student places for the purposes of determining medical student loading for a particular year must not be more than the number of Commonwealth supported medical places allocated in that provider’s Commonwealth Grant Scheme funding agreement for that particular year.