VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
TUESDAY 10 OCTOBER 2000
1 Meeting of House
The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon J K G Oswald) took the Chair and read prayers.
2 Petitions Nos 8 to 10
The Clerk announced that the following Members had lodged Petitions for presentation:
8 The Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown), from 18 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to maintain services at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
9 Mrs Geraghty, from 1,290 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to protect underage children from illicit drug use and sexual exploitation.
10 Mrs Geraghty, from 322 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to ensure that the needle exchange program distributes only retractable syringes and is extended to include users of intravenous medication.
11 Mr Hill, from 14 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure that the Aldinga Police Station is open twenty-four hours a day.
The following Papers were tabled:
By the Minister for Primary Industries and Resources (Hon R G Kerin) –
Animal and Plant Control Commission South Australia – Report, 1999
Citrus Board of South Australia – Report to 30 April 2000
Primary Industries and Resources South Australia – Report, 1999-2000
By the Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon I F Evans) –
Environment, Resources and Development Committee – Response to Report on Environment Protection in South Australia by Minister for Environment and Heritage
By the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon I F Evans) –
Rules of Racing – Racing Act – Gaming Supervisory Authority - Principal
By the Minister for Water Resources (Hon M K Brindal) –
Department for Water Resources – Report, 1999-2000
Ground Water (Qualco-Sunlands) Control Act – Regulations – Principal.
By the Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage) –
Ministerial Statement – Tourism Precincts
4 Legislative Review Committee - Reports – First and Second
Mr Condous brought up the First Report of the Legislative Review Committee.
Report received and read as follows:
The Regulations listed hereunder are at present being considered by the Legislative Review Committee. Evidence is being taken on these matters and it is necessary for Notices of Motion for Disallowance to be given in both Houses before the expiration of 14 sitting days to allow the Committee time to complete its deliberations.
Honourable Members are warned that after consideration has been given to the Regulations, the Committee may decide to take no further action.
Regulations referred to:
Water Resources Act 1997 – Fees
Passenger Transport Act 1994 – Safety, Security and Fare Compliance
Fisheries Act 1982 – River Murray – Taking Native Fish
South Australian Health Commission Act 1976 – Flat Fee for Service.
Mr Condous brought up the Second Report of the Committee.
5 Social Development Committee - Report – Rural Health
Hon R B Such brought up the Thirteenth Report of the Social Development Committee on Rural Health.
Ordered to be published (Paper No. 183)
Questions without notice were asked.
7 Grievance debate
The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.
Question put and passed.
8 Postponement of business
Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Government Business No 1 be postponed until tomorrow.
9 Address in Reply
Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the draft Address be adopted.
10 Extension of time for adjournment
The Minister for Human Services moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.
Question put and passed.
11 Address in Reply
Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.
Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Human Services, that the debate be further adjourned until tomorrow.
House adjourned at 11.00 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.
MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN
For Wednesday 11 October 2000
Notice of Motion – Government Business
The Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Racing (Controlling Authorities) Amendment Act 2000.
Notice of Motion – Committee Reports
Hon R B Such to move – That the Thirteenth Report of the Social Development Committee on Rural Health be noted.
For Thursday 12 October 2000
Notices of Motion – Private Members Bills / Committees / Regulations
Hon G M Gunn to move – That the Road Traffic (Highway Speed Limit) Amendment Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill pursuant to section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.
Mr Condous to move – That Regulations under the Water Resources Act 1997 relating to Fees, made on 25 May and laid on the Table of this House on 30 May, be disallowed.
Mr Condous to move – That the Regulations under the Passenger Transport Act 1994 relating to Safety, Security and Fare Compliance, made on 1 June and laid on the Table of this House on 27 June, be disallowed.
Mr Condous to move – That the Regulations under the Fisheries Act 1982 relating to River Murray – Native Fish, made on 22 June and laid on the Table of this House on 27 June, be disallowed.
Mr Condous to move – That the Regulations under the South Australian Health Commission Act 1976 relating to Flat Fee for Service, made on 22 June and laid on the Table of this House on 27 June, be disallowed.
Mr Hamilton-Smith to move – That the Netherby Kindergarten (Variation of Waite Trust) Act Repeal Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill pursuant to section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.
Notices of Motion – Other Motions
Mr Wright to move – That this House congratulates Charlie Walsh AOM for his 20 years of service as National Coach of the Australian Track Cycling Team and thanks him for his work in Adelaide as Head Coach of the cycling program at the Australian Institute of Sport.
Mr Hill to move – That this House –
(a) expresses its concerns over the clean up of radioactive waste on the Maralinga Lands;
(b) calls on Senator Nick Minchin to release publicly all documents relevant to the clean up; and
(c) calls for the Federal Government to arrange for an independent assessment of the clean up.
Hon D C Wotton to move – That this House congratulates the Federal Minister for the Environment and Heritage; Senator Robert Hill, on the provision of $1M to install state-of-the-art solar technology in remote areas of South Australia.
Present during the day - All Members except Mr Atkinson, Hon G A Ingerson and Hon J W Olsen.
J K G Oswald
G D Mitchell
CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY