No 2

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 2 OCTOBER 1996

 

 

1       Meeting of House

         The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon G M Gunn) took the Chair and read                    prayers.

 

2       Message from the Governor

         The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

         Criminal Assets Confiscation Bill                                                            Message No 1

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Criminal Assets Confiscation Bill 1996.

         Government House, 2 October 1996                                               E J NEAL, GOVERNOR

 

3       Petitions Nos 4 to 6

         The Clerk announced that the following Members had lodged Petitions for presentation:

 

4    Mr Becker, from 414 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to install a pedestrian crossing on Henley Beach Road near Bus Stop 12.

 

5    Mrs Geraghty, from 1240 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to ban the recreational shooting of ducks and quails.

 

6    Mrs Penfold, from 80 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to ban net fishing in Venus Bay.

 

4        Paper

The following Paper was tabled:

 

By the Treasurer (Hon S J Baker) -

      Motor Accident Commission - Charter

 

5       Public Works Committee - Reports - Mile End Netball Stadium; and Glenelg Safe Harbour

Mr Oswald brought up the Thirty-Sixth Report of the Committee on the Mile End Netball Stadium.

         Report received.

         Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 231)

 

Mr Oswald brought up the Thirty-Seventh Report of the Committee on the Glenelg Safe Harbour.

         Report received.

         Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 232)

 


6       Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

Ordered - That the period for asking questions without notice be extended by five minutes.

         Questions without notice resumed.

 

7       Legislative Review Committee - Reports - Annual Report; and First Report

Mr Cummins brought up the Annual Report of the Committee.

         Report received.

 

Mr Cummins brought up the First Report of the Committee.

         Report received.

 

8       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

9       Messages from the Legislative Council

         The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

         Standing Orders Committee                                                                   Message No 1

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has appointed a Standing Orders Committee consisting of the President, the Hon K T Griffin (Attorney-General), the Hon R I Lucas (Minister for Education and Children’s Services), the Hon C A Pickles and the Hon G Weatherill, with the power to act during the recess and to confer or sit as a Joint Committee with any Standing Orders Committee of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 1 October 1996                                                H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

        

         Printing Committee                                                                                Message No 2

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has appointed a Printing Committee consisting of the Hon J C Irwin, the Hon P Nocella, the Hon B S L Pfitzner, the Hon A J Redford and the Hon T G Roberts, with power to act during the recess and to confer or sit as a Joint Committee with any Printing Committee of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 1 October 1996                                                H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

        

10      Next day of sitting

         The Deputy Premier moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

11      Suspension of Standing Orders

The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved, - That for the remainder of the Session, Standing Orders be so far suspended as to provide that, when any division or quorum is called, the division bell will be rung for three minutes with the Clerk determining the three minutes by using the debate time clock.

Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

12      Suspension of Standing Orders

The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be and remain so far suspended as to enable the introduction of Government Bills before the Address in Reply is adopted.

Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 


13      Local Government (City of Adelaide) Bill

The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the appointment of Commissioners to undertake responsibility for the operations of the Corporation of the City of Adelaide during a period of administration; and for other purposes.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

         The Minister, moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

14      Suspension of Standing Orders

The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be and remain so far suspended as to enable-.

(a) the Report of the Auditor General; and Budget Results 1995-96 to be referred to a Committee of the whole House and for Ministers to be examined on matters contained in the papers in accordance with the following timetable:

           

      Premier and Deputy Premier                                                                      30 minutes

      Health                                                                                                      15 minutes

      Tourism and Environment and Natural Resources                                         30 minutes

      Emergency Services and Housing, Urban Development & Local

      Government Relations                                                                               30 minutes

      Employment, Training and Further Education and Primary Industries             30 minutes

      Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development             15 minutes

 

(b) a motion to be moved - That the Report of the Auditor General; and Budget Results 1995-96 be noted and that the time for speeches be as follows:

 

      One Minister and the Leader of the Opposition or Member deputed by him - 20 minutes.

      Any other Member - 10 minutes.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

15      Report of the Auditor-General; and Budget Results 1995-96

The Deputy Premier, pursuant to order, moved - That the Speaker do now leave the Chair and that the Report of the Auditor-General; and Budget Results 1995-96 be considered in Committee.

 

In Committee

               Premier and Deputy Premier examined.

               Minister for Health examined.

               Minister for Tourism and Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources examined.

                       

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon H Allison reported that the Committee had examined the Ministers on matters contained in the reports referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again on motion.

 

16      Extension of sitting

The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations moved - That the sitting of the House be extended beyond 6.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 


17      Report of the Auditor-General; and Budget Results 1995-96

Ordered - That the examination, in Committee, of Ministers on matters contained in the Report of the Auditor-General; and Budget Results 1995-96 be now resumed.

 

In Committee

 

Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations; and Minister for Emergency Services examined.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon H Allison reported that the Committee had further examined the Ministers on matters contained in the reports referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again on motion.

 

18      Suspension and resumption of sitting

At 6.06 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

At 7.30 pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

19      Report of the Auditor-General; and Budget Results 1995-96

Ordered - That the examination, in Committee, of Ministers on matters contained in the Report of the Auditor-General; and Budget Results 1995-96 be now resumed.

 

In Committee

 

Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education and Minister for Primary Industries examined.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon H Allison reported that the Committee had further examined the Ministers on matters contained in the reports referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again tomorrow.

 

20      Report of the Auditor-General; and Budget Results 1995-96

The Deputy Premier, pursuant to order, moved - That the report of the Auditor-General; and Budget Results 1995-96 be noted.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

21      Extension of time for adjournment

The Deputy Premier moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 


22      Address in Reply

Order of the day read for the consideration of the Address in Reply.

Mr Becker moved - That the following Address in Reply to His Excellency's Opening Speech be adopted:

 

May It Please Your Excellency -

1.   We, the Members of the House of Assembly, express our thanks for the Speech with which Your Excellency was pleased to open Parliament.

2.   We assure Your Excellency that we will give our best attention to the matters placed before us.

3.   We earnestly join in Your Excellency's prayer for the Divine blessing on the proceedings of the Session.

Debate ensued.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Wade, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

23      Adjournment

        

         House adjourned at 11.04 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

      For Thursday 17 October 1996

         Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/ Committees/ Regulations-

 

Hon F T Blevins to move - That the Regulations under the Daylight Saving Act relating to Dates 1996, gazetted on 11 July and laid on the Table of this House on 23 July 1996, be disallowed.

 

Mr Oswald to move - That the Thirtieth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Southern Expressway, Stage One be noted.

 

Mr Oswald to move - That the Thirty-First Report of the Public Works Committee on the Burra to Morgan Road Upgrade, Stage Two be noted.

 

Mr Oswald to move - That the Thirty-Second Report of the Public Works Committee on the Virginia Pipeline Project be noted.

 

Mr Oswald to move - That the Thirty-Third Report of the Public Works Committee on the Hindmarsh Soccer Stadium Upgrade be noted.

 

Mr Oswald to move - That the Thirty-Fourth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Daveyton Bypass Sturt Highway Upgrading be noted.

 

Mr Oswald to move - That the Thirty-Fifth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Royal Adelaide Hospital Carpark and IMVS New Building Project be noted.

 

Mr Oswald to move - That the Thirty-Sixth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Mile End Netball Stadium be noted.

 

Mr Oswald to move - That the Thirty-Seventh Report of the Public Works Committee on the Glenelg Safe Harbour be noted.

 


         Notices of Motion:  Other Motions-

 

Ms Hurley to move - That this House expresses its grave concern regarding the Commonwealth Government’s interim and long term funding proposals under the Commonwealth State Housing Agreement and the consequent impact on the housing construction sector, market rents and homelessness.

 

Ms Hurley to move - That this House congratulates Mr John Humberstone for winning a World Championship Gold Medal in the original rifled musket event at the World Muzzle Loading Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun Championships held at Wedgenock, England in August 1996.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except  Mr Becker, Hon J W Olsen and Mr Quirke.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            G M Gunn

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY