No. 3

 

                             VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                    OF THE

 

                               HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                       

 

 

                            THURSDAY 5 AUGUST 1993

 

 1    Meeting of House

      The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. N.T. Peterson) took the

        Chair and read prayers.

 

 2    Message from Governor

      The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

      Southern Power and Water Bill - Recommending                Message No. 3

      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 Southern Power and Water Bill 1993.

      Government House, 5 August 1993                 R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

 3    Petitions Nos 7 and 8

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

 

      7 The Minister of Environment and Land Management (Hon. M.K. Mayes) from 188 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to levy local council rates to fund a local government consumer advocate.

 

      8 Mr Gunn from 217 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to redress the deficiencies in accommodation and health care for the inmates of Northfield Prison.

 

 4    Legislative Review Committee - Minutes of Evidence

      Mr McKee brought up the Minutes of Evidence given before the Legislative Review Committee on General Regulations under the Firearms Act.

      Minutes received.

 

 5    Questions

      Questions without notice were asked.

 

 6    Grievance debate

      The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

      Debate ensued.

      Question put and passed.

 


 

 7    Mutual Recognition (South Australia) Bill

      The Premier (Hon. L.M.F. Arnold), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to adopt the Mutual Recognition Act 1992 of the Commonwealth (and any amendments made to it before this Act commences), and to refer power to the Parliament of the Commonwealth to amend that Act, so as to enable the enactment of legislation applying uniformly throughout Australia for the recognition of regulatory standards adopted in Australia regarding goods and occupations.

      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 S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday next.

 

 8    Child Protection Bill

      The Minister of Health, Family and Community Services (Hon. M.J. Evans), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the care and protection of children; 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 Hon. D.C. Wotton, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday next.

 

 9    Address in Reply

      Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Address be adopted.

      Debate resumed.

      Ordered, on motion of Mr S.G. Evans, that the debate be further adjourned until Tuesday next.

 

10    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, Hon. K.T. Griffins, Hon. R.I. Lucas, Hon. R.R. Roberts and Hon. C.J. Sumner (Attorney-General), 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, 5 August 1993              G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

      Printing Committee                                                Message No. 2

      MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has appointed a Printing Committee consisting of Hon. H.P.K. Dunn, Hon. M.S. Feleppa, Hon. J.C. Irwin, Hon. R.R. Roberts and 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, 5 August 1993              G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

11    Adjournment

      The Minister of Public Infrastructure moved - That the House do now adjourn.

      Debate ensued.

      Question put and passed.

      House adjourned at 5.46 p.m. until Tuesday next at 2.00 p.m.

 

 

                                                        

 

 

 

                       MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

For Wednesday 11 August 1993

      Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

 

Mr Hamilton to move - That this House notes the consistent and arrogant approach by the Leader of the Opposition on industrial matters in that -

      (a) he and his Shadow Minister for Industrial Affairs refused to meet with the Trade Union Movement in South Australia to discuss the Liberal Party's industrial policies for South Australian Workers;

      (b) he refused to release the Cawthorne report when he was the Minister of Labour in the Tonkin Government;

      (c) he continues to support the Member for Bragg's approach to industrial relations in supporting the H.R. Nicholls Society;

      (d) he continues his attack on WorkCover; and

      (e) he continues his attack on workers compensation, wages and conditions.

 

 

For Wednesday 18 August 1993

      Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills-

 

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

 

      Notice of Motion: Committees/Regulations-

 

Mr Ingerson to move - That the Various Regulations under the Government Management and Employment Act 1985 made on 24 June and laid on the Table of this House on 3 August 1993, be disallowed.

 

 

For Wednesday 25 August 1993

      Notice of Motion: Committees/Regulations-

 

Mr Gunn to move - That the Regulations under the Firearms Act 1977 relating to Fees, made on 29 April and laid on the Table of this House on 4 May 1993, be disallowed.

 

      Notices of Motion: Other Motions-

 

Mr Gunn to move - That this House calls on the Commonwealth Government to take all necessary steps to ensure the construction of the Alice Springs to Darwin railway line commences as soon as possible.

 

Mr Gunn to move - That this House calls on the State Government to immediately increase the financial assistance to the parents of isolated students who qualify for State Government assistance to the same level that applies in Queensland.

 

Mr Gunn to move - That in the opinion of this House the South Australian Police should adopt a similar code of practice for the operation and use of speed cameras as those which apply in New South Wales.

 

 

                                                         

 

 

 

 

 

Present during the day - All the Members except Mr D.S. Baker.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                  N.T. Peterson

                                                                  SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY