No 6

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2003

 

 

1       Meeting of House

         The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon Peter Lewis) 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 Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill), from 66 residents of Campbelltown City Council, requesting the House to urge the Government to remove the recently imposed car-parking fees being charged at the Morialta Conservation Park.

 

9    Mr Venning, from 2588 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to urgently install street lights at the railway crossing of Railway Terrace and Angaston Road, Nuriootpa.

 

10   Hon G M Gunn, from 208 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to review the Department of Education and Children’s Services’ Bus Policy to ensure that remote country schools, such as the Hawker Area School, can deliver a wide ranging curriculum including excursions away from the local area.

 

3       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Health (Hon L Stevens) –

Pharmacy Board of South Australia – Report 2002-2003

      Physiotherapists Board of South Australia – Report 2002-2003

 

By the Minister for Industrial Relations (Hon M J Wright) –

      Regulations under the following Act –

               Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare – Building Site Toilets.

 

4       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

5       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

6       Select Committee on the Cemetery Provisions of the Local Government Act - Leave to sit

The Hon R B Such, by leave, moved - That the Select Committee on the Cemetery Provisions of the Local Government Act have leave to sit during the sittings of the House for the rest of this session.

Question put and passed.

 

 

 

7       Paper

         The following Paper was tabled:

 

By the Minister for Industrial Relations (Hon M J Wright) –

      WorkCover Corporation – Report on Financial Risks and Governance Arrangements: Part One Financial Risks.

 

8       Report into the Financial Risks and Governance Arrangements of the WorkCover Corporation – Motion to publish

The Minister for Industrial Relations (Hon M J Wright), pursuant to notice, moved - That this House authorise for the purposes of section 12 of the  Wrongs Act 1936, the publication and printing of the Report into the Financial Risks and Governance Arrangements of the WorkCover Corporation prepared by the Department of Treasury and Finance and the South Australian Government Financing Authority.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

9       Dried Fruits Repeal Bill

         Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.

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

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

 

10      Cooper Basin (Ratification) Amendment Bill

         Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.

         The Attorney-General moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

11      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 7.

 

12      Statutes Amendment (Anti-Fortification) Bill

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

 

In Committee

Clauses Nos 1 to 6 agreed to.

Clause No 7 read.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again on motion.

 

13      Extension of time for adjournment

Ordered, on motion of the Attorney-General - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

 

 

 

14      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Firearms (COAG Agreement) Amendment Bill                                        Message No 6

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Firearms Act 1977, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

The Legislative Council draws the attention of the House of Assembly to clause No 26, printed in erased type, which clause, being a money clause, cannot originate in the Legislative Council, but which is deemed necessary to the Bill.

         Legislative Council, 23 September 2003.                                         R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         The Deputy Premier (Hon K O Foley) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

15      Statutes Amendment (Anti-Fortification) Bill

         Ordered - That the further consideration in Committee of this Bill be now resumed.

 

In Committee

Clause No 7 further considered and agreed to.

Clause No 8 agreed to.

Schedule agreed to.

Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

16      Summary Offences (Offensive Weapons) Amendment Bill

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

Clause No 1 agreed to.

Clause No 2 read.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again tomorrow.

 

17      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 6 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 7.

 

 

18      Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Starr-Bowkett Societies) Bill

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

19      Adjournment

House adjourned at 11.10 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Wednesday 24 September 2003

 

Notices of Motion – Government Business

 

The Attorney-General to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Bail Act 1985, the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988, the District Court Act 1991, the Magistrates Court Act 1991 and the Supreme Court Act 1935.

 

The Attorney-General to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Summary Offences Act 1953.

 

The Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill), to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Dog and Cat Management Act 1995.

 

            For Wednesday 24 September 2003

 

Notices of Motion – Private Members Business Bills/ Committees/ Regulations

 

Mr Chapman to move – That the Regulations made under the Victims of Crime Act 2001 entitled Fees, Applications Amended, made on 24 July 2003 and laid on the Table of this House on 16 September 2003, be disallowed.

 

            For Thursday 25 September 2003

 

Notices of Motion – Other Motions

 

Mrs Maywald  to move – That this House congratulates Adelaide Crows Captain and Waikerie’s favourite son, Mark Ricciuto on his outstanding performance in the 2003 AFL season, culminating in his joint Brownlow Medal win on 22 September 2003 and also congratulates Sydney ruckman - Adam Goodes and Collingwood Captain - Nathan Buckley, who are both South Australian born,  on their Brownlow Medal successes.

 

Ms Bedford to move – That this House notes the application of innovative hydro electric technology used to generate renewable energy from a mini-hydro plant at SA Water’s Terminal Storage Tank site in Adelaide’s north eastern suburbs and which is a joint venture between SA Water and Hydro Tasmania.

 

 

 

 

            For Thursday 16 October 2003

 

Notices of Motion – Other Motions

 

Hon D C Kotz to move That this House congratulates Lleyton Hewitt on his comeback victory against Wimbledon Champion - Roger Federer in the recent Davis Cup semi-final to advance Australia to the Davis Cup final against Spain in November 2003.

 

Mr Caica to move That this House supports the Government’s funding of the South Australian Ambulance Service to deliver an effective and quality emergency service to the South Australian community.

 

Mr O’Brien to move That this House congratulates the Government for its tenacity in continuing the fight to get electricity interconnection with New South Wales.

 

Mr O’Brien to move That this House congratulates the recently retired Chief Executive of DAIS - Graham Foreman on his distinguished career and his outstanding contribution to the South Australian Public Service.

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY