No. 6

 

                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                            OF THE

 

                       HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                                          WEDNESDAY 19 AUGUST 1992

 

 

 1             Meeting of House

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

                    Chair and read prayers.

 

 2             Petitions Nos 24 to 28

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

 

                24 and 25   Mr Atkinson and Mr M.J.Evans, from 645 residents of South Australia,

                    requesting that the House urge the Government to hold a referendum to implement all aspects of citizen initiated referenda.

 

                26      Mr Becker, from 51 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the

                    Government to stop reduced standards being created by publishers of certain magazines and posters debasing women.

 

                27      Mr Blacker, from 381 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government to re-instate the position of Rural Care Worker on Eyre Peninsula.

 

                28      Mr Matthew, from 178 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government to increase Special Education Assistance to schools.

 

 3             Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table.

 

                By the Deputy Premier (Hon.D.J.Hopgood) -

                    Department of the Premier and Cabinet - Response to the Report of the Economic and

                          Finance Committee - Public Sector Asset Management Developments 1988-91.

 

                By the Minister of Education (Hon.G.J. Crafter) -

                    Education Department of South Australia - Response to the Report of the Economic and

                          Finance Committee - Public Sector Asset Management Developments 1988-91.

 

 4             Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

 5             Grievance debate

                The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                Debate ensued.

 

 

 

 6             Address in Reply - Presentation

                The Speaker informed the House that Her Excellency the Governor would be prepared

                      to receive the House for the purpose of presenting the Address in Reply at 3.20 p.m.        today.

                The Speaker, accompanied by the mover and seconder of the Address in Reply and other

                      Members, then proceeded to Government House for the purpose of presenting the Address:

                On his return, the Speaker informed the House that, accompanied by the mover

                      and seconder of the Address in Reply to the Governor's Opening Speech and by other Members, he had proceeded to Government House and had there presented to Her Excellency the Address adopted by the House on Tuesday 18 August 1992, to which Her Excellency had been pleased to make the following reply:

               

                The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the House of Assembly - Thank you for the

                      Address in Reply to the Speech with which I opened the Fourth Session of the Forty-Seventh Parliament.

                I am confident that you will give your best consideration to all matters placed before you.

                      I pray for God's blessing upon your deliberations.

                                                                                                                                R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

 7             Grievance debate

                Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

 8             Suspension of Standing Orders

                The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be and remain so far     suspended as to enable Standing Committee Reports (except those relating to subordinate legislation or supplementary development plan matters), on presentation, to be dealt with in accordance with Standing Order 346.

                Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute

                      majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

                       

 9             Environment, Resources and Development Committee - Report

                Hon. T.H. Hemmings brought up the Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee on the proposed public work of the construction of facilities for the Department of Agriculture on the Waite Campus of the University of Adelaide (Paper No.171).

                Ordered - That the Report be received.

                Ordered - That consideration of the Report be an Order of the Day for Thursday 27

                      August.

 

10           Next day of sitting

                The Deputy Premier moved - That the House, at its rising, adjourn until tomorrow at

                      10.30 a.m.

                Question put and passed.

 

11           Private Members business

                The Deputy Premier moved - That Private Members' business take precedence over all

                      other business between 10.30 a.m. and 11.00 a.m. tomorrow.

                Question put and passed.

                         

12           Supply Bill (No.2)

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the  Supply Bill

                      (No.2) be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

 

 

13           Extension of time for adjournment

                The Minister of Education (Hon. G.J. Crafter) moved - That the time for moving the

                      adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

                Question put and passed.

 

14           Supply Bill (No.2)

                Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                Grievance debate

                The Minister of Education moved - That the Speaker do now leave the Chair and the House resolve itself into a Committee of the whole for consideration of the Bill.

                Debate ensued.

                Ordered, on motion of the Deputy Premier, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

15           Adjournment

                House adjourned at 11.55 p.m. until tomorrow at 10.30 a.m.

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                                MOTION OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Thursday 20 August 1992

                Notice of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Minister of Emergency Services to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an

                Act to   amend the Police Act 1952.

 

                                                                                                                         

 

                Present during the day - All the Members except Hon.J.C. Bannon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY