Education and Training Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill amends the Education and Training Act 2020 to clarify safety checking processes for children’s workers and school employees, extend the ban on charging trainees a compulsory student services fee by 1 year, emphasise that only persons holding a teaching position are able to use physical restraint, and amend certain other provisions in regard to rules around intervention by the Secretary for Education and regulation-making powers around licensing of service providers.

Current status

Royal Assent given 15 December 2021.
Enacted as the Education and Training Amendment Act 2021 (2021/58)

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill


All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 32-1
Introduced 21 April 2021
First reading 6 May 2021
Select Committee Education and Workforce Committee
Public submissions due 25 June 2021
Select Committee report back 4 August 2021
Second reading 19 October 2021
Committee of the whole House 9 November 2021
Royal Assent 15 December 2021
Enacted as Education and Training Amendment Act 2021 (2021/58)
Divided No

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