No 8

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 26 OCTOBER 2000

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       City of Adelaide (Development Within Park Lands) Amendment Bill

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the City of Adelaide Act 1998.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

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

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Thompson, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 9 November.

 

3       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 2 be postponed until Thursday 9 November.

 

4       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 3 to 13 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 14.

 

5       Education (Compulsory School Age) Amendment Bill

Ms White, pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Education Act 1972.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

         Ms White moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 9 November.

 


6       Statutes Amendment (Equal Superannuation Entitlements for Same Sex Couples) Bill

Ms Bedford, pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Parliamentary Superannuation Act 1974, the Police Superannuation Act 1990, the Southern State Superannuation Act 1994 and the Superannuation Act 1988.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

         Ms Bedford moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Hamilton-Smith, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 9 November.

 

7       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 4 be postponed until Thursday 9 November.

 

8       City of Adelaide (Advertising at Adelaide Oval) Amendment Bill

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the City of Adelaide Act 1998.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

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

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Thompson, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 9 November.

 

9       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 6 be postponed until Thursday 9 November.

 

10      Water Resources Act – Regulations - Fees – Motion to disallow

Mr Condous, pursuant to notice, moved - That Regulations under the Water Resources Act 1997 relating to Fees, made on 25 May and laid on the Table of this House on 30 May, be disallowed.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 9 November.

 

11      Passenger Transport Act – Regulations – Safety, Security and Fare Compliance – Motion to disallow

Mr Condous, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Regulations under the Passenger Transport Act 1994 relating to Safety, Security and Fare Compliance, made on 1 June and laid on the Table of this House on 27 June, be disallowed.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 9 November.

 

12      Fisheries Act – Regulations – River Murray – Native Fish – Motion to disallow

Mr Condous, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Regulations under the Fisheries Act 1982 relating to River Murray – Native Fish, made on 22 June and laid on the Table of this House on 27 June, be disallowed.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 9 November.

 

13      South Australian Health Commission Act – Regulations – Flat Fee for Service – Motion to disallow

Mr Condous, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Regulations under the South Australian Health Commission Act 1976 relating to Flat Fee for Service, made on 22 June and laid on the Table of this House on 27 June, be disallowed.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 9 November.

 

14      Netherby Kindergarten (Variation of Waite Trust) Act Repeal Bill

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Netherby Kindergarten (Variation of Waite Trust) Act Repeal Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill pursuant to section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

Question put and passed.

 

         Ordered – That the adjourned debate on the third reading be made an Order of the Day for Thursday 9 November.

 

15      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 12 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 13.

 

16      Constitution (Membership of House of Assembly) Amendment Bill

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

         Ordered, on motion of Mr De Laine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 16 November.

 

17      Select Committee on DETE Funded Schools - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved – That  this House  establish a  Select Committee to examine and make recommendations in respect of DETE funded schools, with particular reference to –

(a)  current local school management models, including Partnerships 21 and possible alternative models and strategies;

(b)  retention rates;

(c)  the requirements of children with special needs;

(d)  the particular needs of children in the various geographical areas of South Australia; and

(e)  school fees and any other DETE education matter that the Committee may wish to consider.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Hanna, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 9 November.

 

18      Telstra – Points of Presence - Motion re

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on Telstra to establish additional Points of Presence, other than those that have been required under the terms of contract for the Government Radio Network and in the process to put one such Point of Presence at Strathalbyn and in similar locations throughout rural and regional South Australia.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Hamilton-Smith, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 16 November.

 


19      Government Radio Network – Crammond Inquiry - Motion re

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved – That this House –

(a)  commends the Member for Chaffey for her persistence in getting an inquiry by Mr J  M A Cramond into the involvement of the Premier in the Government Radio Network;

(b)  calls on the Attorney-General and the Government to immediately invite Mr Cramond to further report to the Parliament any matters which came to light through his inquiries and which did not reflect good and proper public administration and to do so before the end of March 2001;

(c)  condemns the Premier in his desire to obscure the finding behind the strength of his statement in his rhetoric when noting the document; and

(d)  denounces Liberal Members of Parliament for supporting the Premier’s ploy in his subsequent statements to the House to obscure the findings contained in the report.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 9 November.

 

20      American Foul Brood - Motion re

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved – That this House–

(a)  notes that there are unprincipled, uncaring apiarists whose hives are infested with American Foul Brood and who in many instances are also using antibiotics to hide it even though the practice is against the law; and therefore

(b)  condemns the State Government for failing to uphold the law, prosecute the offenders and destroy the diseased hives.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr De Laine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 16 November.

 

21      Sydney Olympic Games - Motion re

Mr Hamilton-Smith, having by leave amended his motion of which notice had been given, moved - That this House congratulates all South Australian and Australian athletes, Olympic and Government officials and volunteers who either participated in or helped organise the Sydney Olympic Games and further that the House acknowledges and thanks the coaches, medical staff, the public and the many family members who played such an important part in making sure our great sporting State and Nation, not only had its share of Olympic Gold, Silver and Bronze medals but of personal best achievements that made our athletes such fine ambassadors for South Australia.

         Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 9 November.

 

22      Petition No 20

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

 

20     Mr Condous, from 75 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to maintain services at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

 

23      Questions

      Questions without notice were asked.

 

24      Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

25      Next day of sitting

         The Minister for Tourism (Hon J L Hall) moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until Tuesday 7 November at 2.00 pm.

         Question put and passed.

 

26      TAB (Disposal) Bill

The Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to make provision for the disposal of the business of the South Australian Totalizator Agency Board; to amend and subsequently repeal the Racing Act 1976; to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923 and the State Lotteries Act 1966; and for other purposes.

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 Wright, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 7 November.

 

27      Authorised Betting Operations Bill

The Minister for Government Enterprises, pursuant to notice, moved – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the licensing and regulation of totalisator and other betting operations; and to amend the Criminal Law (Undercover Operations) Act 1995, the Gaming Supervisory Authority Act 1995, the Lottery and Gaming Act 1936 and the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986.

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 Wright, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 7 November.

 

28      Sandalwood Act Repeal Bill

The Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon I F Evans), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to repeal the Sandalwood Act 1930.

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 Wright, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 7 November.

 

29      Racing (Proprietary Business Licensing) Bill

The Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon I F Evans), having by leave amended his motion of which notice had been given, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the licensing of bodies other than clubs conducting races on which betting is to occur; to amend the Gaming Supervisory Authority Act 1995 and the Racing Act 1976; and for other purposes.

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 Wright, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 7 November.

 

30      South Australian Country Arts Trust (Appointments to Trusts and Boards) Amendment Bill

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

         The Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 7 November.

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31      Harbors and Navigation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

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

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

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 7 November.

 

32      First Home Owner Grant (New Zealand Citizens) Amendment Bill

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

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

33      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 5.

 

34      Construction Industry Training Fund (Miscellaneous) 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

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 3 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 4 amended and agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 5 to 14 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 15 amended and agreed to.

                                                Clause No 16 agreed to.

                                                Schedule agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

 

The Minister for Employment and Training (Hon M K Brindal) moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 


35      Electrical Products Bill

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

Debate ensued.

 

36      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Minerals and Energy (Hon W A Matthew) moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 5.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

37      Electrical Products Bill

         Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 26 agreed to.

                                                Schedule agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton 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.

 

38      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 5.17 pm until Tuesday 7 November at 2.00 pm.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Mrs Geraghty, Hon G A Ingerson, Mrs Penfold and Ms Stevens.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY