Senate debates

Thursday, 18 June 2020


National Skills Commissioner Bill 2020; Second Reading

3:31 pm

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The question now is that the amendment on sheet 8977 revised, circulated by the Australian Greens, be agreed to.

Australian Greens' circulated amendment—

(1) Clause 9, page 6 (after line 16), after subclause (3), insert:

Requirement for vocational education and training representative

(3A) There must be at least one member of each advisory committee who is employed by or is a representative of a body established to provide vocational education or training under one of the following:

(a) the Technical and Further Education Commission Act 1990 (NSW);

(b) the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic.);

(c) the TAFE Queensland Act 2013 (Qld);

(d) the Vocational Education and Training Act 1996 (WA);

(e) the TAFE SA Act 2012 (SA);

(f) the Training and Workforce Development Act 2013 (Tas.);

(g) the Canberra Institute of Technology Act 1987 (ACT);

(h) the Charles Darwin University Act 2003 (NT).

Note: To avoid doubt, a member appointed by the Minister under paragraph (h) must be employed by, or a representative of, the University in relation to its function of providing trade, technical or other vocational education.

[advisory committees—TAFE body representative]


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