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Regulatory decisions update

29 October 2018
Update (23 November 2018)

Following review by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, this decision has been updated. Following the submission of additional evidence demonstrating the RTO has now corrected the non-compliances that led to ASQA’s decision, the parties agreed on 21 November 2018 that ASQA’s decision be set aside.  HBA Learning Centres Pty Ltd’s registration is no longer suspended.  HBA Learning Centres Pty Ltd must comply with additional conditions imposed on its registration under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011. See all information about this decision

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) advises that it has recently made the following regulatory decision.

Suspension of registration as a provider of vocational education and training (VET) services

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ASQA, the national VET regulator, has taken this decision following regulatory scrutiny of the training provider. ASQA contends that the provider has not operated consistently with the requirements of the VET Quality Framework, which is a condition of registration.

Review rights

Training providers subject to an adverse regulatory decision have the right to have the decision reviewed. A provider may, in certain circumstances, apply to have ASQA reconsider its decision. Where available, providers can apply to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) to have ASQA’s decision reviewed. More information about review options is available on the ASQA website.

During a review or reconsideration process, the provider may seek a stay of the decision or an extension of the date the decision takes effect, which permits the provider to continue to operate until the review process is finalised. The ASQA website contains up-to-date information on the status of any review processes. It is advisable to check the website to obtain current information concerning the status of regulatory decisions.

Media contact: 
media@asqa.gov.au