No 7

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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         WEDNESDAY 10 MAY 2006

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       Paper

         The following Paper was tabled:

 

By the Minister for State/Local Government Relations (Hon J M Rankine) –

      Local Government Superannuation Scheme, Actuarial Investigation – Report 2004-2005.

 

3       Legislative Review Committee - Report – Second

Mrs Geraghty brought up the 2nd Report of the Committee.

Report received.

 

4       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

5       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

6       Joint Committee on the Elizabeth Vale School Principal - Motion re

Dr McFetridge, pursuant to notice, moved - That a Joint Committee be established and inquire into

(a)     the conduct of any Department of Education and Children's Services employee or officer involved in the selection process for the positions of principal and acting principal, respectively, at the Elizabeth Vale School since December 2003, including any process relating to the appeal by the former principal, Ms O'Connor;

(b)     the conduct and involvement of the Minister and ministerial staff in this matter;

(c)     the conduct of any Australian Education Union representative involved in the appointment process of a principal and acting principal, respectively;

(d)     the conduct of any person identified above involved in the management or operation of the school since January 2006, with particular emphasis upon the

i)    management of family grievances;

ii)   provision of learning programs;

iii) management and duty of care of students;

iv)  management of the school’s budget;

v)   level of consultation with the school’s Governing Council;

(e)    establishing appropriate selection guidelines and processes for future appointments of principals and acting principals in all public schools, including increasing the level of community representation in the process; and

(f)      any other relevant matter.

         Ordered, on motion of Hon L Stevens, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 31 May.

 

 

7       Constitution (Term of Members of the Legislative Council) Amendment Bill

Mr Hanna, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Constitution Act 1934.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

         Mr Hanna moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 31 May.

 

8       Referendum (Term of Members of the Legislative Council) Bill

Mr Hanna, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the submission of the Constitution (Term of Members of the Legislative Council) Amendment Bill 2006 to a referendum.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

         Mr Hanna moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 31 May.

 

9       Environment, Resources and Development Court (Jurisdiction) Amendment Bill

The Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Environment, Resources and Development Court Act 1993.

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 Hon R G Kerin, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

10      Government Financing Authority (Insurance) Amendment Bill

The Treasurer (Hon K O Foley), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Government Financing Authority Act 1982.

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 Hon R G Kerin, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

11      Supply 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.

 

12      Extension of sitting

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Families and Communities (Hon J W Weatherill), that the sitting of the House be extended beyond 6.00 pm.

 

13      Supply Bill

The Minister for Families and Communities, moved – That the House note grievances.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

The Treasurer moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

 

14      Adjournment

The House adjourned at 6.22 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Thursday 11 May 2006

 

Notices of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Minister for Transport (Hon P F Conlon), to move That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961, the Motor Vehicles Act 1959 and the Summary Offences Act 1953.

 

The Minister for Energy (Hon P F Conlon), to move That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Gas Pipelines Access (South Australia) Act 1997.

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Hon I F Evans, Hon K A Maywald and Hon R B Such (on leave).

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Hon J J Snelling

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY