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This instrument rolls over unspent amounts of certain grants made in respect of the 2021 calendar year as new grants made in the 2022 calendar year. Amounts rolled over by this determination are taken to be granted under Part 2-2A of the Higher Education Support Act 2003.
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Higher Education Support (Indigenous Student Success Program) (Rollover of Grant Amounts) Determination 2022

 

 

 

I, Stephen Baz, Delegate of the Chief Executive Officer, make the following determination.

Dated      16 March 2022

Stephen Baz

Senior Adviser, National Indigenous Australians Agency

 

 

 

 

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

5  Rollover of ISSP grant amounts............................................................................................... 2

6  Rollover of other grant amounts .............................................................................................. 3

7  Conditions on ISSP grants....................................................................................................... 4

8  Conditions on other grants....................................................................................................... 4

 

Schedule 1—Conditions                                                                                               5

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Higher Education Support (Indigenous Student Success Program) (Rollover of Grant Amounts) Determination 2022.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 38-40(3) and subsection 38-40(4) of the Act for the purposes of Part 2-2A of the Act.

4  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this determination are defined in Schedule 1 of the Act, including the following:

(a)    annual financial reporting period;

(b)    higher education provider;

                   These expressions are identified in italics in this determination.

2021 ISSP rollover grant means the money taken to be granted to the Central Queensland University or Federation University Australia or Flinders University or James Cook University or La Trobe University or Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology or University of New England or the University of Newcastle or the University of Queensland or the University of South Australia or Victoria University for the grant year because of the combined operation of the Higher Education Support (Indigenous Student Success Program) (Rollover of Grant Amounts) Determination 2021 or the Higher Education Support (Indigenous Student Success Program) (Rollover of Grant Amounts) Determination (No. 2) 2021 and section 38-40 of the Act.

Act means the Higher Education Support Act 2003.

administering officer means an employee in the National Indigenous Australians Agency.

grant year means the 2021 calendar year.

Guidelines means the Indigenous Student Assistance Grants Guidelines 2017.

ISSP grant means a grant provided for under section 5 of the Guidelines in respect of the grant year.

2022 ISSP rollover grant means the amount of the unspent amount of an ISSP grant that, because of the combined operation of this instrument and section 38-40 of the Act, is taken to be granted under Part 2-2A of the Act to a higher education provider listed at paragraph 5(a) in respect of the 2022 calendar year, other than an amount comprising a 2022 ISSP further rollover grant.

2022 ISSP further rollover grant means the amount of the unspent amount of a 2021 ISSP rollover grant that, because of the combined operation of this instrument and section 38-40 of the Act, is taken to be granted under Part 2-2A of the Act to a higher education provider listed at in column 2 of the table in section 6 in respect of the 2022 calendar year.

 

Rollover of ISSP grant amounts

                   For the purposes of subsection 38-40(1) of the Act, the following is determined under subsection 38-40(3) of the Act:

                     (a)  section 38-40 applies to each of the following higher education providers in respect of their ISSP grant:

                              (i)  Australian Catholic University;

                             (ii)  The Australian National University;

                            (iii)  Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education;

                            (iv)  Bond University;

                             (v)  Central Queensland University;

                            (vi)  Charles Sturt University;

                           (vii)  Federation University Australia;

                          (viii)  Flinders University;

                            (ix)  Griffith University;

                             (x)  James Cook University;

                            (xi)  La Trobe University;

                           (xii)  Macquarie University;

                          (xiii)  Monash University;

                          (xiv)  Queensland University of Technology;

                           (xv)  Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology;

                          (xvi)  Swinburne University of Technology;

                         (xvii)  The University of Canberra;

                        (xviii)  The University of Melbourne;

                          (xix)  The University of New England;

                           (xx)  The University of New South Wales;

                          (xxi)  The University of Newcastle;

                         (xxii)  The University of Queensland;

                        (xxiii)  The University of South Australia;

                        (xxiv)  The University of Sydney;

                         (xxv)  The University of Western Australia;

                        (xxvi)  The University of Wollongong; and

                       (xxvii)  Victoria University.

                     (b)  the amount specified in column 3 of the table is the amount of the unspent amount of the ISSP grant of a higher education provider specified in column 2 of the table.

 

Rollover of ISSP grant amounts

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

 

Item

Higher education provider

Amount of unspent amount of ISSP grant

 

1.

Australian Catholic University

$143,900

 

2.

The Australian National University

$24,212.20

 

3.

Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education

$54,002

 

4.

Bond University

$1,502.98

 

5.

Central Queensland University

$80,915.01

 

6.

Charles Sturt University

$860,000

 

7.

Federation University Australia

$62,842

 

8.

Flinders University

$102,322.08

 

9.

Griffith University

$537,000

 

10.

James Cook University

$225,000

 

11.

La Trobe University

$271,623

 

12.

Macquarie University

$210,000

 

13.

Monash University

$180,000

 

14.

Queensland University of Technology

$153,397.43

 

15.

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

$294,000

 

16.

Swinburne University of Technology

$63,054.30

 

17.

The University of Canberra

$68,884

 

18.

The University of Melbourne

$290,000

 

19.

The University of New England

$483,066

 

20.

The University of New South Wales

$618,979

 

21.

The University of Newcastle

$496,684

 

22.

The University of Queensland

$130,000

 

23.

The University of Sydney

$177,150

 

24.

The University of Western Australia

$87,166.87

 

25.

The University of Wollongong

$140,000

 

Note 1:       If section 38-40 is determined to apply to a higher education provider in respect of a grant, then the effect of subsection 38‑40(1) of the Act is to rollover the amount of the unspent amount of the grant that is determined as a grant made under Part 2-2A of the Act in respect of the next following year .

Note 2:       The 2022 ISSP rollover grant amount for a higher education provider listed in paragraph (a) is the amount specified in column 3 of the table for the provider.

6  Further rollover of grant amounts

                   For the purposes of subsection 38-40(1) of the Act, the following is determined under subsection 38-40(3) of the Act:

                     (a)  section 38-40 applies to a higher education provider specified in column 2 of the table in respect of the grant specified in column 3 of the table;

                     (b)  the amount specified in column 4 of the table is the amount of the unspent amount of the grant specified in column 3 of the table.

Rollover of other grant amounts

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

 

Item

Higher education provider

Grant

Amount of unspent amount of grant

 

1.

Central Queensland University

2021 ISSP rollover grant

$11,107.77

 

2.

Federation University Australia

2021 ISSP rollover grant

$53,773

 

3.

Flinders University

2021 ISSP rollover grant

$135,481.41

 

4.

James Cook University

2021 ISSP rollover grant

$94,000

 

5.

La Trobe University

2021 ISSP rollover grant

$254,514

 

6.

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

2021 ISSP rollover grant

$70,000

 

7.

The University of New England

2021 ISSP rollover grant

$10,344

 

8.

The University of Newcastle

2021 ISSP rollover grant

$79,201

 

9.

The University of Queensland

2021 ISSP rollover grant

$121,000

 

10.

The University of South Australia

2021 ISSP rollover grant

$127,191

 

11.

Victoria University

2021 ISSP rollover grant

$100,000

 

Note 1:       If section 38-40 is determined to apply to a higher education provider in respect of a grant, then the effect of subsection 38‑40(1) of the Act is to rollover the amount of the unspent amount of the grant that is determined to the next following year as a new grant under Part 2-2A of the Act.

Note 2:       Section 164-15 of the Act provides that an overpayment of an amount made to a higher education provider may be deducted from a future amount payable or recovered as a debt due to the Commonwealth.

7  Conditions on grants

                   For the purposes of paragraph 38-40(2)(b) of the Act, the conditions in Schedule 1 to this instrument are determined under subsection 38‑40(4) of the Act to apply to a 2022 ISSP rollover grant and a 2022 ISSP further rollover grant.

Note 1:       A higher education provider’s approval may be revoked if, among other things, the provider breaches a condition of a grant made to the body under Part 2-2A of the Act: see section 22-15 of the Act.

Note 2:       Part 2-5 of the Act provides that a higher education provider may have their grants reduced, or be required to repay a grant, for breaches of conditions of grants, including grants under Part 2-2A of the Act.


Schedule 1—Conditions

1  Using a grant

             (1)  A higher education provider specified in column 2 of the table must use the grant in column 3 of the table:

                     (a)  to administer and deliver the activity or activities specified in column 4 of the table for the provider; and

                     (b)  in the 2022 calendar year, unless the Chief Executive Officer has made a determination under subsection 38-40 of the Act in relation to the provider in the next following year.

 

Description of activity

 

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

 

Item

Higher education provider

Grant

Activity

 

1. 

Australian Catholic University

2022 ISSP rollover grant

a)       Upgrade facilities at the Indigenous Education Unit Campuses;

b)       Health and well-being programs across all university campuses.

 

2.

The Australian National University

2022 ISSP rollover grant

Providing additional academic support, tutorial support and pastoral care.

 

3.

Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education

2022 ISSP rollover grant

Face-to-face classes and pastoral care for higher degree by research students.

 

4.

Bond University

2022 ISSP rollover grant

Additional tutorial support (including one-on-one tutoring assistance).

 

5.

Central Queensland University

2022 ISSP rollover grant

a)       Development of podcast promoting cultural practices;

b)       Evaluation of the University’s First Nations strategies, policies and programs.

 

6.

Central Queensland University

2022 ISSP further rollover grant

Development of interactive cultural program for First Nations and non‑Indigenous students.

 

7.

Charles Sturt University

2022 ISSP rollover grant

a)       Revitalisation of First Nations Student centres;

b)       Development of online student service hub;

c)       Awards and welcome activities;

d)       Outreach and re-engagement programs.

 

8.

Federation University Australia

2022 ISSP rollover grant

a)       Development of culturally safe space on campus;

b)       Delivery of cultural competency training;

c)       Delivery of cultural well-being activities.

 

9.

Federation University Australia

2022 ISSP further rollover grant

a)       Establishment of Places of Being for three campuses;

b)       Junior University Program;

c)       Cultural Competency Training.

 

10.

Flinders University

2022 ISSP rollover grant

a)       Scholarships that provide additional  accommodation support;

b)       Employment of Project Officer for Indigenous education and engagement strategies;

c)       Salaries for counsellors to support students.

 

11.

Flinders University

2022 ISSP further rollover grant

a)       Indigenous Accommodation top up scholarships for Flinders Living;

b)       Employment of Project Officer for Indigenous education and engagement strategies;

c)       Artwork in Outdoor Cultural Space;

d)       Recruitment and community engagement activities for Indigenous people;

e)       Employment of Cultural Adviser.

 

12.

Griffith University

2022 ISSP rollover grant

Delivery of First Peoples Student Success.

 

13.

James Cook University

2022 ISSP rollover grant

a)       Support for pre-entry programs;

b)       Delivery of winter and summer schools.

 

14.

James Cook University

2022 ISSP further rollover grant

Delivery of winter and summer schools.

 

15.

La Trobe University

2022 ISSP rollover grant

a)       Support for World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education;

b)       Indigenous National Sports Carnival;

c)       Pathway programs;

d)       Indigenous student centre upgrades.

 

16.

La Trobe University

2022 ISSP further rollover grant

a)       Development and delivery of the Wominjeka cultural training module;

b)       Mildura Indigenous Student Centre;

c)       Delivery of student engagement and outreach programs;

d)       Delivery of the Elders in Residence Group.

 

17.

Macquarie University

2022 ISSP rollover grant

a)       Elder in Residence – cultural programs;

b)       Expanding post-graduate program.

 

 

18.

Monash University

2022 ISSP rollover grant

a)       Indigenous student recruitment and retention programs;

b)       Recruitment and cultural competency programs for university staff;

c)       Community engagement activities.

 

19.

Queensland University of Technology

2022 ISSP rollover grant

a)       Skills development for Indigenous High Degree Research students;

b)       Improving the delivery of tutorial support.

 

20.

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

2022 ISSP rollover grant

and

2022 ISSP further rollover grant

Improving and expanding supplementary academic support.

 

21.

Swinburne University of Technology

2022 ISSP rollover grant

Indigenous student recruitment and retention.

 

22.

The University of Canberra

2022 ISSP rollover grant

Story Ground Pathway program.

 

23.

The University of Melbourne

2022 ISSP rollover grant

Indigenous student engagement and well-being.

 

24.

The University of New England

2022 ISSP rollover grant

a)       Improving the tutorial assistance program;

b)       Student engagement resources;

c)       Oorala outdoor learning precinct;

d)       Indigenous liaison officers.

 

25.

The University of New England

2022 ISSP further rollover grant

Lessons from the Bachelor of Nursing Degree.

 

26.

The University of New South Wales

2022 ISSP rollover grant

a)       Enhancing Indigenous success;

b)       Outreach programs;

c)       Early Career and Industry engagement program;

d)       Pastoral care;

e)       Enhancements to delivery of tutorial support.

 

27.

The University of Newcastle

2022 ISSP rollover grant

a)       Delivery of school to university camp;

b)       Delivery of student cultural workshops;

c)       Advice to students graduating and support for student graduations;

d)       Delivery of a Language symposium;

e)       Cultural Capability Framework training;

f)        Delivery of student ambassador program;

g)       Support strategy for students needing extra support;

h)       Delivery of Men’s and Women’s cultural camps;

i)         Barang Regional Alliance Youth Summit;

j)        Development and delivery of the Minecraft educational resource;

k)       World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium Accreditation.

 

28.

The University of Newcastle

2022 ISSP further rollover grant

a)       Delivery of the Year 9 Student Camp;

b)       Implementation of the Cultural Capability Framework;

c)       Development and delivery of the Minecraft educational resource.

 

29.

The University of Queensland

2022 ISSP rollover grant

a)       Indigenous Scholarship Top up;

b)       Financial support for students impacted by economic circumstances;

c)       Communications strategy to promote the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit.

 

30.

The University of Queensland

2022 ISSP further rollover grant

a)       Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tertiary Preparation Program;

b)       Delivery of the façade artwork at the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit Entrance;

c)       Indigenous Staff and Student Written Collections.

 

31.

The University of South Australia

2022 ISSP further rollover grant

Refurbishment and redevelopment of student centre.

 

32.

The University of Sydney

2022 ISSP rollover grant

a)       Accommodation support;

b)       Outreach activities.

 

33.

The University of Western Australia

2022 ISSP rollover grant

Enhancing recruitment, outreach and student support activities.

 

34.

University of Wollongong

2022 ISSP rollover grant

a)       Mentoring and Alumni program;

b)       Student engagement program;

c)       Higher Degree Research and Post-Graduate (Writing and Research) retreat and mentoring program.

 

35.

Victoria University

2022 ISSP further rollover grant

a)       Online content and community programs;

b)       Critical race praxis.

 

             (2)  A higher education provider must not use a grant specified in column 3 of the table in sub-item (1) to administer any aspect of the provider’s business other than delivery of the activity or activities specified for the provider in column 4 of the table in sub-item (1) in respect of the grant.   

2  Payment to a person to deliver activities

             (1)  Subject to sub-item (2), a higher education provider may use a grant specified in column 3 of the table in sub-item 1(1) to pay a person or organisation to deliver an activity specified for the provider in column 4 of the table in sub-item 1(1) in respect of the grant.

             (2)  In recruiting a person to deliver an activity, a higher education provider must give priority to Indigenous persons.

             (3)  In procuring an organisation to deliver an activity, a higher education provider must give priority to organisations that employ, or provide training opportunities for, Indigenous persons. 

3  Reporting

             (1)  A higher education provider that receives a grant specified in column 3 of the table in sub-item 1(1) must give the reports specified in column 2 of the table in this sub-item for activities delivered using the grant to the Minister by the day specified in column 3 of the table in this sub-item.

 

Reporting

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Item

Report

Date

1. 

Acquittals report

Last business day of April of 2023

2.

Performance report

Last business day of April of 2023

Note:          In addition to the reports specified in column 2 of the table, paragraph 19-10(1)(a) of the Act provides that a higher education provider must give to the Minister a financial statement for each annual financial reporting period for the provider in which the provider receives assistance under Chapter 2 of the Act.

             (2)  In giving a report to the Minister under sub-item (1), a higher education provider may:

                     (a)  give the acquittals report with the acquittals report for an ISSP grant the provider is required to give to the Minister under item 1 of the table in subsection 17(1) of the Guidelines; and

                     (b)  give the performance report with the performance report for an ISSP grant the provider is required to give to the Minister under item 2 of the table in subsection 17(1) of the Guidelines.

             (3)  An administering officer may request a higher education provider revise a report described in column 2 of the table in sub-item (1) if the administering officer reasonably considers that the form or content of the report is unsatisfactory.

             (4)  An administering officer may request any additional information or reports about the use of a grant specified in column 3 of the table in sub-item 1(1) from a higher education provider.

             (5)  A higher education provider must comply with a reasonable request under sub‑items (3) or (4) within 10 business days of the request, or a longer period specified by an administering officer in writing. 

4  Application of the Guidelines

                   The requirements of subsections 14(2) and (3), section 15 (other than paragraph (a)), section 16, section 35, section 36 and section 37 of the Guidelines apply to a grant specified in column 3 of the table in sub-item 1(1) as if it were a grant provided for under section 5 of the Guidelines.