No 4

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 18 SEPTEMBER 2003

 

 

1       Meeting of House

         The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon Peter Lewis) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Address in Reply

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

         Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Goldsworthy, by leave, that the debate be further adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

3       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 84, 86, 88 to 93 and 96 to 98 were tabled by the Speaker.

 

4       Paper

         The following Paper was tabled:

 

By the Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon P L White) –

      Regulations under the following Act –

                  Education – School Community Care.

 

5       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Infrastructure (Hon P F Conlon) - That the period for asking questions without notice be extended by five minutes.

Questions without notice resumed.

 

6       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

7       Message from the Legislative Council

         The following Message from the Legislative Council was received and read:

 

         Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Starr-Bowkett Societies) Bill             Message No 3

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Fair Trading Act 1987 and to repeal the Starr-Bowkett Societies Act 1975, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 17 September 2003                                          R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         The Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson), moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Chapman, that the debate be adjourned until Monday 22 September.

 

8       Address in Reply

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

         Debate resumed.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be further adjourned until Monday 22 September.

 

9       Adjournment

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services moved - That the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

House adjourned at 4.25 pm until Monday 22 September at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

            For Thursday 25 September 2003

 

Notices of Motion – Other Motions

 

Hon D C Kotz to move – That this House –

(a)       condemns the Government for –

(i)      withdrawing funding support for the 2005 Adelaide Inter-Dominion Championships, identified by the International Trotting Association as one of the world’s seven greatest races;

(ii)    its failure to assess the overall economic, tourism and business benefits this event brings to this State;

(iii)   its failure to assess the future impact on harness racing in South Australia if this event is not held;

(iv)   its failure to negotiate a Government funding guarantee which would enable Harness Racing SA to extend timelines in seeking further sponsorship funding in lieu of the loss of financial support from this Government; and

(b)       notes the failure of the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing to support one of South Australia’s most prestigious and beneficial sporting events, and urges the Government to reinstate funding support for this event.

 

Hon D C Kotz to move That this House calls on the Government to consider implementing the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council’s “Immobilise Now!” program to reduce car theft in South Australia by offering a subsidy to car owners as an incentive to install an Australian Standard immobiliser in an effort to reduce car theft, youth crime and cost to Government and community.

 

Hon D C Kotz to move That this House congratulates and recognises the service given to South Australia and football in this State by Mr Max Basheer during his 25 years as president of the South Australian National Football League.

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Present during the day - All Members except the Premier (Hon M D Rann), Leader of the Opposition (Hon R G Kerin), Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill), Hon G M Gunn and Ms Breuer.

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY