Amendment No. 2 to the Other Grants Guidelines(Education) 2012

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2013L01622

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Commonwealth of Australia
 
Higher Education Support Act 2003
 
OTHER GRANTS GUIDELINES (EDUCATION) 2012
 
 
Amendments to Guidelines made pursuant to section 238-10 of the Higher Education Support Act 2003
 
  
I, Kim Carr, Minister for Higher Education, pursuant to section 238‑10 of the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (the Act), make the attached Amendment No. 2 to the Other Grants Guidelines (Education) 2012 which provide for matters under Part 2-3 of the Act.
 
 
 
Dated this    07   day of August 2013.
  
 KIM CARR
 
_____________________________
KIM CARR
Minister for Higher Education
Commonwealth of Australia
 Higher Education Support Act 2003
 
 
Other Grants Guidelines (Education) 2012 - Amendment No. 2
 
1                  CITATION
This legislative instrument may be cited as Amendment No. 2 to the Other Grants Guidelines (Education) 2012.
 2                  AUTHORITY
This legislative instrument is made under section 238-10 of the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (the Act).
3                  DATE OF EFFECT
This legislative instrument will come into effect on the day it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.
PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislative instrument is to:
a)      amend Chapter 1 of the Other Grants Guidelines (Education) 2012 to establish a National Priorities Pool to be funded from the Partnerships component of the Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP) and to enable funds from this component to be allocated to universities using the formula applied to HEPPP Participation funds.
ITEM 1 – Subsections 1.75.1 and 1.75.5
Repeal subsections 1.75.1 and 1.75.5 and substitute:
1.75.1        National Priorities Pool
(a)          An amount to be determined by the Minister is available in Partnerships Funding for a National Priorities Pool in each year from 2014 for the duration of the program.
 
(b)          Projects funded through the National Priorities Pool have the objective of supporting more effective implementation of HEPPP nationally and at an institutional level.
 
(c)          Projects funded through the National Priorities Pool are to be approved by the Department. An annual investment plan approved by the Minister will govern the priorities for allocation of funding via the National Priorities Pool.
1.75.5        Partnership funds not distributed in accordance with paragraph 1.75.1 are available for distribution through:
(a)    the same formula as applied under section 1.60; or
(b)   another means determined by the Minister.
 
1.75.6        Where funds are distributed under formula, and total funding permits, eligible providers will each receive a minimum of $250,000 in a year.