No 4

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 15 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       Petition No 10

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

 

10   Mr Caudell, from 403 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to ensure the retention of the land known as Laffer’s Triangle as open space.

 

3       Papers

The following Papers were tabled:

 

         By the Premier (Hon D C Brown) -

               Department of the Premier and Cabinet - Report, 1995-96

 

         By the Deputy Premier (Hon S J Baker) -

               Development Act - Regulations - Julia Farr Services

               Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Act - Regulations - Various

               Rules of Court - Magistrates Court - Magistrates Court Act - Forms

               South Australian Classification Council - Report, 1995-96

 

         By the Treasurer (Hon S J Baker) -

               Friendly Societies Act - Rules - Pursuant to Section 10

               South Australian Asset Management Corporation and its Controlled Entities - Report, 1995-96

 

         By the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon G A Ingerson) -

               South Australian Totalizator Agency Board - Report, 1995-96

 

         By the Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development (Hon J W Olsen) -

               SAGRIC International Pty Ltd - Report, 1995-96

 

         By the Minister for Infrastructure (Hon J W Olsen) -

               SA Water - Report, 1995-96

 

         By the Minister for Health (Hon M H Armitage) -

               Medical Board of South Australia - Report, 1995-96

               Nurses Board of South Australia - Report, 1995-96

 

        
         By the Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources (Hon D C Wotton) -

               Murray Darling Basin Commission - Report, 1995-96

 

         By the Minister for the Ageing (Hon D C Wotton) -

               Office for the Ageing - Report, 1995-96

 

By the Minister for Emergency Services (Hon W A Matthew) -

               Ministerial statement - Mr Bruce Yates.

 

         By the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon R B Such) -

               Construction Industry Training Board - Report, 1995-96

               The University of Adelaide -

                     Report, 1995

                     Statutes, 1995

 

         By the Minister for Primary Industries (Hon R G Kerin) -

               South Australian Research and Development Institute - Report, 1995-96

 

         By the Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon E S Ashenden) -

               Department of Housing and Urban Development - Report, 1995-96

               Development Act - Shack Land Division - Report, 1996

               District Council of Warooka - By-Laws -  No 2 - Moveable Signs

               Local Government Finance Authority of South Australia - Report, 1995-96

               Local Government Grants Commission - South Australia - Report, 1995-96

               Local Government Superannuation Board - Report, 1995-96

               Urban Projects Authority - Report, 1995-96

               South Australian Housing Trust - Financial Statements, 1995-96.

 

4       Answers to questions

Answer to a question on the Notice Paper No 6 and a question without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

5       Public Works Committee - Report - Kangaroo Island South Coast Road (Seal Bay - Rocky River Upgrading and Sealing)

Mr Oswald brought up the Thirty-Eighth Report of the Committee on Kangaroo Island South Coast Road (Seal Bay - Rocky River Upgrading and Sealing).

         Report received.

         Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 183)

 

6       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

7       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

8       Address in Reply

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

         Debate resumed.

        

9       Extension of time for adjournment

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

Question put and passed.

 


10      Address in Reply

         Debate (interrupted by the forgoing motion) resumed.

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

 

11      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 11.35 until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

         For Wednesday 16 October 1996

               Notices of Motion: Government Business-

 

The Premier to move - That this House -

(a)  affirms its support for policies relating to multiculturalism and aboriginal reconciliation being based upon the principles of non discrimination, racial harmony, tolerance and  the Australian concept of a “fair go” for all;

(b)  recognises that South Australia is a multicultural society which places value on the significant contribution which continues to be made to the development of the State by all South Australians, irrespective of ethnic or racial background;

(c)  reaffirms its support for the ongoing process of reconciliation and achieving a greater understanding between Australians of aboriginal and non-aboriginal background and recognises the special needs of aboriginal communities, especially in health and education; and

(d)  calls for the conduct of public debate concerning multiculturalism and aboriginal reconciliation to be undertaken according to these principles.

 

The Treasurer to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971.

 

The Treasurer to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to authorise the sale of bulk handling facilities at South Australian ports; to provide for access to bulk handling facilities on fair commercial terms; to amend the South Australian Ports Corporation Act 1994; and for other purposes.

 

The Minister for Police to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Police Act 1952.

 

The Minister for Family and Community Services to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Adoption Act 1988.

 

         For Thursday 17 October 1996

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

 

Mr Atkinson to move - That the Principle Regulations under the Road Traffic Act, gazetted on 29 August and laid on the Table of this House on 1 October 1996, be disallowed.

 

Mr Atkinson to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Freedom of Information Act 1991.

 

Mr Oswald to move - That the Thirty-Eighth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Kangaroo Island South Coast Road (Seal Bay-Rocky River Upgrading and Sealing) be noted.

 

        
      Notices of Motion:  Other Motions-

 

Mrs Hall to move - That this House congratulates the South Australian Netball Team on its magnificent victory in winning the Australian Championships in Perth.

 

Mr Scalzi to move - That this House commends the University of South Australia for establishing the first international university link with the Nursing College in Yan Tai in Shandong Province, Peoples Republic of China and congratulates Professor Fran Sutton and the first fourteen nurses who graduated on 11 September 1996.

 

Ms Stevens to move - That this House -

(a)  expresses its concern at the superficial nature of the investigation by Professor Lane into the outbreak of legionnaires disease at Kangaroo Island, the inadequacy of the six page report and the failure of the report to address major terms of reference;

(b)  notes that Professor Lane failed to consult with the public and did not visit Kangaroo Island during his investigations; and

(c)  considers the integrity of the report to have been compromised by the Minister’s involvement in its preparation.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            G M Gunn

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY