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Regulations as made
This instrument amends the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997 to establish legislative authority for government spending on certain activities administered by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment.
Administered by: Finance
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 28A
Registered 01 Nov 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-Nov-2021
Tabled Senate22-Nov-2021
Date of repeal 28 Jul 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Education, Skills and Employment Measures No. 4) Regulations 2021

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 28 October 2021

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Simon Birmingham

Minister for Finance

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997                                             2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Education, Skills and Employment Measures No. 4) Regulations 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

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

2 November 2021

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 the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Act 1997.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997

1  In the appropriate position in Part 3 of Schedule 1AB (table)

Insert:

 

53

Grant to MultiLit Pty Limited

To provide funding to MultiLit Pty Limited to provide phonics‑based programs to support literacy outcomes for students (particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students), to give effect to Australia’s obligations under either or both of the following:

(a) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 4, 28 and 29;

(b) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 13.

This purpose also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing funding for measures:

(a) with respect to Indigenous Australians and particular groups of Indigenous Australians; or

(b) undertaken in, or in relation to, a Territory.

54

Grant to Together for Humanity Foundation Limited

To fund Together for Humanity Foundation Limited to deliver the Inclusion Education for Connected Youth and Communities Initiative, which includes intercultural solutions, programs and resources for students, teachers and school communities and related research.

This purpose has the effect it would have if it were limited to measures:

(a) with respect to postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution); or

(b) with respect to aliens (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xix) of the Constitution); or

(c) with respect to the people of any race for whom it is deemed necessary to make special laws; or

(d) with respect to immigrants; or

(e) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under one or more of the following:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 4 and 29;

(ii) the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, particularly Articles 2 and 7;

(iii) the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, particularly Articles 2, 18 and 27;

(iv) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 13; or

(f) that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation.

2  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 222, column headed “Program”)

Omit “Flexible Literacy Remote Primary Schools”, substitute “Explicit Instruction Teaching”.

3  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 222, column headed “Objective(s)”)

Omit “at remote”, substitute “at educationally disadvantaged”.

4  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 222, column headed “Objective(s)”)

Omit “in remote locations (particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students) in the areas of literacy, numeracy and science”, substitute “(particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students)”.

5  In the appropriate position in Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table)

Insert:

 

516

Online Formative Assessment Initiative

To provide funding for the development, implementation and maintenance of the Online Formative Assessment Initiative that facilitates access to online teaching resources, tools, student assessments, professional learning and other support for teachers.

517

School Partnerships to Improve Educational Outcomes for Indigenous Students in Remote Schools

To provide funding to facilitate non‑government schools engaging in partnerships with remote schools to improve educational outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in the remote schools.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to measures:

(a) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under either or both of the following:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 4, 28 and 29;

(ii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 13; or

(b) undertaken in, or in relation to, a Territory.

518

Migrant Skills Incentives

To increase the number of skilled migrants who can contribute to the Australian workforce at an appropriate skill level, by funding the development, promotion and provision of:

(a) skills assessments; and

(b) employability assessments; and

(c) skills training;

for aliens (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xix) of the Constitution).

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to measures with respect to immigrants.

519

Skills for Education and Employment Program

To enable job seekers to secure sustainable employment or participate in further education, by providing access to language, literacy, numeracy and digital skills training, as benefits to students within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution.

520

VET system improvements

To support improvements to the vocational education and training (VET) system, including by:

(a) developing, maintaining and promoting nationally endorsed training packages; and

(b) developing, maintaining and promoting resources and products for use by VET providers; and

(c) assisting VET providers with training delivery and assessment; and

(d) engaging with industry, schools, VET providers and others to support and promote career pathways and outcomes; and

(e) trialling new arrangements for the delivery of training products; and

(f) undertaking skills forecasting and responding to emerging skills and workforce challenges;

to give effect to Australia’s obligations under one or more of the following:

(g) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 6;

(h) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Employment Policy, particularly Articles 1 and 2;

(i) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training in the Development of Human Resources, particularly Articles 1, 2 and 4.