No 2

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

        

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 1999

 

 

1       Meeting of House

         The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon J K G Oswald) took the                         Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Petition No 6

         The Clerk announced that the following Member had lodged a Petition for presentation:

 

6         Ms White, from 101 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to allow the childcare services at the Regency Institute of TAFE to remain open.

 

3               Legislative Review Committee – First Report

Mr Condous brought up the Committee’s First Report 1999.

Report received.

 

4       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

5       Paper

         The following Paper was tabled:

 

         By the Minister for Industry and Trade (Hon I F Evans) -

               Disclosure of Pecuniary and Personal Interests – Mr John Cambridge (Erratum).

 

6       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

7       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 (Treasurer), the Hon C A Pickles and the Hon G Weatherill with 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, 28 September 1999                                 J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

        


 

         Printing Committee                                                                    Message No 2

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has appointed a Printing Committee consisting of the Hon J S L Dawkins, the Hon A J Redford, the Hon T G Roberts, the Hon J F Stefani and the Hon C Zollo 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, 28 September 1999                                 J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

8       Suspension of Standing Orders

         The Deputy Premier (Hon R G Kerin), 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 completed.

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

 

9       South Australian Health Commission (Direction of Hospitals and Health Centres) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the South Australian Health Commission Act 1976.

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 Conlon, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

10      Transplantation and Anatomy (Consent to Blood Donation) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Human Services, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Transplantation and Anatomy Act 1983.

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 Conlon, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

11      Statutes Amendment (Universities) Bill

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training (Hon M R Buckby), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Flinders University of South Australia Act 1966, the Ombudsman Act 1972, the University of Adelaide Act 1971 and the University of South Australia Act 1990.

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 Ms White, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

12      Commonwealth Places (Mirror Taxes Administration) Bill

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the administration and operation of the State taxing laws that are applied as Commonwealth laws in relation to Commonwealth places, and for related 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 Foley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

 


13      Statutes Amendment (Local Government) Bill

The Minister for Local Government (Hon M K Brindal), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to make certain amendments to legislation in connection with the system of local government in the State; 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 Conlon, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

14      Local Government (Implementation) Bill

The Minister for Local Government, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the implementation of new legislation relating to the system of local government in the State by the repeal or amendment of certain legislation and the enactment of transitional provisions; 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 Conlon, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

15      Address in Reply

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

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

 

To His Excellency, Sir Eric Neal, Companion of the Order of Australia, Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, Governor in and over the State of South Australia and its dependencies in the Commonwealth of Australia:

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 Minister for Industry and Trade, that the debate be adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

16           Ministerial Statement

         The Minister for Industry and Trade made a Ministerial Statement.

 

17      Address in Reply

         Ordered – That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Address be adopted – be now resumed.

         Debate resumed.

         Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Local Government, that the debate be further adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

18      Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 5.54 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 7.30 pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 


19      Address in Reply

         Ordered – That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Address be adopted – be now resumed.

         Debate resumed.

 

20      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Government Enterprises moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

21      Address in Reply

         Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr De Laine, that the debate be further adjourned until tomorrow.

 

22      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 11.14 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

         For Thursday 30 September 1999

 

Notices of Motion: Other Motions –

 

Ms Key to move – That this House notes the increasing evidence linking foundry emissions with health concerns including asthma, respiratory ailments, reproductive hazards and cancer and calls on the Government to take immediate steps to –

(a)     conduct health surveys and make available medical tests for residents located next to foundries in the western and north western suburbs of Adelaide;

(b)     carry out an independent scientific study on atmospheric pollutants created by foundries in these areas;

(c)     establish an independent occupational health and safety audit into workers’ exposure to toxic foundry chemicals; and

(d)     assist and encourage foundries to relocate to the Foundry Park precinct.

 

Ms Hurley to move – That this House notes that the Minister for Primary Industries, Natural Resources and Regional Development has failed to equitably and fairly manage the allocation of recreational rock lobster pot licences for 1998-99 and calls on the Minister to release the report by the committee under the chairmanship of Mr Martin Cameron convened to investigate complaints about the allocation of licences in 1997-98 and make recommendations about improvements to the system. 

 

 

         For Thursday 21 October 1999

 

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

 

Mr Hanna to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Constitution Act 1934.


 

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         Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY