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Education and Training Amendment Bill

Introduced on April 21. The bill clarified 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 only persons holding a teaching position are able to use physical restraint, and amends rules around intervention and regulation-making powers around licensing of service providers. First reading on May 6, supported by all parties and sent to the is that the Education and Workforce Committee. Reported back without amendment on Aug 4. Education and Training Amendment Bill