Senate debates

Monday, 9 August 2021


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

9:24 pm

Photo of Linda ReynoldsLinda Reynolds (WA, Liberal Party, Minister for Government Services) Share this | Hansard source

I thank Senator Faruqi for her question. I'll say for the third time: this is not a cost for students. I don't know how much clearer I or this government can be. As I've said several times in the committee stage already, a university would pay around $15,000 per year and, again, it would be introduced over three years. This is not a charge against students; this is a charge to universities and non-university providers.


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