No. 8

 

                    VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                           OF THE

 

                      HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                ____________

 

 

                            TUESDAY 8 MARCH 1994

 

 

 1   Meeting of House

     The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. G.M. Gunn) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

 2   Message from the Governor

     The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

     Assent to Bill                                          Message No. 3

     The Governor informs the House of Assembly that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the following Act has been assented to during the present Session:

     No. 1 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Acts Interpretation Act 1915.

     Government House, 8 March 1993                    R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

 3   Answers to questions

     Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 3 to 5, 8, 16, 17, 23, 24, 32, 39, 60, 62, 65 and 66 and a question without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

 4   Papers

     The following Papers were tabled:

 

     By the Deputy Premier (Hon. S.J. Baker) -

        The Commissioner for Equal Opportunity - Report, 1992-93

        Workers's Liens Act - Regulations - Forms

 

     By the Treasurer (Hon. S.J. Baker) -

        Friendly Societies Act - General Laws - Friendly Societies Medical Association Inc.

 

     By the Minister for Infrastructure (Hon. J.W. Olsen) -

        Murray-Darling Basin Agreement - Schedule D

 

     By the Minister for Health (Hon. M.H. Armitage) -

        South Australian Health Commission Act -

           Flinders Medical Centre - By-laws - Traffic

           Naracoorte Health Service Inc. - By-laws - Conduct on Premises

 


      By the Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations

        (Hon. J.K.G. Oswald) -

         Corporation By-laws - Port Lincoln - No. 27 - Garbage Containers

         District Council By-laws - Penola -

           No. 1  - Permits and Penalties

           No. 2  - Movable Signs

           No. 3  - Streets and Public Places

 

      By the Minister for Primary Industries (Hon. D.S. Baker) -

        Meat Hygiene Authority - Report, 1992-93.

 

 5    Questions

      Questions without notice were asked.

 

 6    Grievance debate

      The Speaker moved - That the House note grievances.

      Debate ensued.

      Question put and passed.

 

 7    Limitation of debate

      The Deputy Premier moved - That the time allotted for completion of the -

        Supply Bill;

        Correctional Services (Prisoners' Goods) Amendment Bill;

        Electoral (Abolition of Compulsory Voting) Amendment Bill;

        Pay-roll Tax (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill;

        Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Bill; and

        Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill,

      be until 6.00 p.m. on Thursday next.

      Question put and passed.

 

 8   Postponement of business

     Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Government Business) No. 1 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion (Government Business) No. 3.

 

 9   WorkCover Corporation Bill

     The Minister for Industrial Affairs (Hon. G.A. Ingerson), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the reconstitution of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Corporation and its continuation under the name "WorkCover Corporation of South Australia"; to provide for its functions and powers; 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 Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

10   Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Administration) Amendment Bill

     The Minister for Industrial Affairs, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend 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 Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 


11   Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare (Administration) Amendment Bill

     The Minister for Industrial Affairs, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare 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 Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

12   Supply Bill - 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.

     Question put and passed.

    

     By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 

13   Correctional Services (Prisoners' Goods) 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.

     By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 

14   Adjournment

     The Deputy Premier moved - That the House do now adjourn.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

     House adjourned at 10.07 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

 

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                       MOTIONS WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

     For Wednesday 9 March 1994

        Notices of Motion: Government Business-

 

     The Minister for Health to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Guardianship and Administration Act 1993.

 

     The Minister for Health to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Mental Health Act 1993.

 


     For Thursday 10 March 1994

        Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills -

 

     Hon. F.T. Blevins to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Courts Administration Act 1993.

 

        Notice of Motion: Other Motions -

 

     Mr Lewis to move - That this House requests that, as a matter of urgency, the Social Development Committee should investigate the effects of rural poverty on -

     (a)     children, single adults, single parent families, married couples (as individuals and as a care-giving team), couples with dependent children, the aged (whether pensioners or not), and other groups of pensioners;

     (b)     the communities in which they live;

     (c)     the educational, social, recreational and professional organisations to which they attend and/or which they belong;

     (d)     the delivery of Government services to those people and their communities; and

     (e)     the ways in which more effective sources of help can be identified to alleviate distress, dysfunctional behaviour, mental ill-health, suicide, demise of community organisations structures and traditional activities and any other consequences the Committee discovers and considers relevant to the need for social redevelopment,

     by taking evidence, in the most poverty stricken areas of rural South Australia (such as the Murraylands and Mallee) from individuals, groups and community representatives and provide an interim report to the House of Assembly before the end of April 1994.

 

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     Present during the day - All the Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                            G.M. Gunn

                                                            SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK