No. 7

 

                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                            OF THE

 

                       HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                        

 

                                                                            THURSDAY 20 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             Legislative Review Committee - Report

                Mr McKee brought up the Thirteenth Report, 1992 of the Legislative Review Committee.

                Report received.

 

 3             Sturt Highway - Motion re

                Hon. P.B. Arnold, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House supports the submission of

                    the Riverland Local Government Association, the Shire of Wentworth, the Shire of Mildura and the City of Mildura for the upgrading of the Sturt Highway and its inclusion in the National Road Network.

                Debate ensued.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Holloway, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

 4             Postponement of business

                Ordered - severally -  That Notices of Motion (Other Business) Nos 2 to 8 be postponed

                    and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion (Other Business) No. 9.

 

 5             Criminal Law Consolidation (Intoxication) Amendment Bill

                Mr M.J. Evans, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an

                    Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill presented and read a first time.

                Mr M.J. Evans moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Brindal, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

 6             Olympic Team - Motion re

                Mr De Laine, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates members of the

                    Australian Olympic team, in particular the South Australian team members, for their marvellous overall performances in the Barcelona XXVth Olympiad.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Oswald, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

 7             Commonwealth Games Bid - Motion re

                Mr De Laine, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House expresses its disappointment

                    over the failure of South Australia's bid to win the 1998 Commonwealth Games for Adelaide and recognises the magnificent effort put in by the Games bid team and all concerned and congratulates them on a job well done.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Oswald, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

 

 8             Rail Funding - Motion re

                Mrs Hutchison, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates both State and

                    Federal Governments on the funding initiatives to enhance rail operations in South Australia, in particular, funding for refurbishment of the Indian Pacific passenger train and upgrading of both Port Augusta and Islington Railway Workshops.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Venning, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

 9             Regional Development - Motion to refer to Environment, Resources and Development

                    Committee

                Mrs Hutchison, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House urges the Government to

                    broaden the scope of regional development policy to ensure more decentralised development and resolves that this matter be forwarded to the Environment, Resources and Development Committee for investigation.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Brindal, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

10           National Rail Corporation - Motion re

                Mr Gunn, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move - That this House calls on the

                    Government to resist signing away running rights to the National Rail Corporation until the future of Australian National and the rail industry in this State is guaranteed; calls on the Federal Government to re-examine the NRC concept and ensure that the NRC does not interfere in the continued operation and survival of AN and the rail industry in this State and in particular the Rail Workshops at Port Augusta and Islington and further, calls on the Federal Government to immediately commence work on the Darwin-Alice Springs Rail Link and release the $17.5 million for the refurbishment of the Indian Pacific.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Gunn, by leave, that the motion be adjourned until Thursday                      next.

 

11           Water Rating Review - Motion re

                Hon. D.C. Wotton, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the Minister of

                    Water Resources to ensure that the current review of the Government water rating policy results in the introduction of a fair and equitable user pays water rating system.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Hamilton, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

12           Airline Tender Process- Motion re

                Mr Brindal, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House instructs the Government that in

                    the absence of a formalised tender process, its departmental officers and instrumentalities be required to use interstate airline carriers on an equitable and cost justified basis.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Holloway, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 10

                    September.

 

13           Hackney Tram Barn - Motion re

                Dr Armitage, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House expresses its sincere and

                    profound admiration at the dazzling display of political flexibility exhibited by the Minister for Environment and Planning, which, with respect to Hackney Tram Barn A, required her to adopt a position on 11 August 1992 totally opposite to her stance of the previous day.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 10

                    September.

 

14           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Other Business) No. 11 be a Notice of Motion for

                    Thursday next.

 

15           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Government Business) No. 1 and Orders of the Day

                    (Government Business) Nos 1 and 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No.3.

 

16           Supply Bill (No. 2) - Grievance debate

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - 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 resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Becker, by leave, that the debate be further adjourned and

                    resumed on motion.

 

17           Petition No. 29

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

 

                29      Mr Such, from 1 100 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government not to introduce gaming machines into hotels and clubs in South Australia.

 

18           Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

19           Privilege

                Mr Becker raised as a matter of privilege, statements made by the Minister of Housing

                    and Construction and reported in The Advertiser relating to the Economic and Finance Committee.

                The Speaker ruled that the alleged breach took place while the Minister was a witness

                    before the Economic and Finance Committee and it was his view that the matter should be first dealt with by that Committee. 

 

20           Grievance debate

                The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

21           Police (Police Aides) Amendment Bill

                The Minister of Emergency Services (Hon. J.H.C. Klunder), pursuant to notice, moved -

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

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill presented and read a first time.

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

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Matthew, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday next.

 

22           Racing (Dividend Adjustment) Amendment Bill

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

                    (Dividend Adjustment) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

                By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

23           Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Bill

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

                    Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

                                                                                            In Committee

                                              Clauses Nos 1 to 3 agreed to.

                                              New Clauses Nos 3a and 3b inserted.

                                              Clause No. 4 agreed to.

                                              New Clause No. 4a inserted.

                                              Clauses Nos 5 to 14 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 15 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 16 to 22 agreed to.

                                              Title agreed to.

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had

                    agreed to the same with amendments.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

24           Supply Bill (No. 2) - Grievance debate

                Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Speaker do now leave the

                    Chair and the House resolve itself into a Committee of the whole for consideration of

                    the Bill - be now resumed.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                             Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                             Title agreed to.

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans, 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.

                 

25           Adjournment

                House adjourned at 5.56 p.m. until Tuesday next at 2.00 p.m.                          .

 

                                                                                                                        

 

                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