Senate debates

Thursday, 5 August 2021


Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Charges) Bill 2021, Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment (Cost Recovery) Bill 2021; In Committee

1:28 pm

Photo of Louise PrattLouise Pratt (WA, Australian Labor Party, Shadow Assistant Minister for Manufacturing) Share this | Hansard source

It won't be lower than that. Would the government recognise that, at that level of fee structure, that would, for a smaller institution where you've only got a small number of students—ten, 20, 50—threaten the viability of some providers, as Labor's been told? What assessment have you done of this issue? Do you reject that assertion, or do you agree that this is an existential threat to some providers?


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