No 9

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 19 OCTOBER 1995

 

 

1††† Meeting of House

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

 

2††† Petrol Exhaust Emissions - Motion re

Mr Caudell, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Environment, Resources and Development Committee investigate the merits of the recommendations outlined in the Member for Mitchellís Report on Benzene and Aromatics in Premium and Regular Unleaded Petrol Exhaust and Evaporative Emissions - Health and Environmental Risks.

†††† Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 26 October.

 

3††† Public Works Committee - Report - Wirrina Resort Development (Development Overview) - †††††††††† Motion to note

Mr Ashenden, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Fifteenth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Wirrina Resort Development (Development Overview), be noted.

†††† Debate ensued.

†††† Question put and passed.

 

4††† Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 3 to 5 be Notices of Motion for Thursday 26 October.

 

5††† Statutes Amendment (Racial Vilification) Bill

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

Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr De Laine, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 26 October.

 

6††† Public Works Committee - Report - Aldinga Waste Water Treatment Plant and Re-use Scheme - †† Motion to note

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Ashenden - That the Fourteenth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Aldinga Waste Water Treatment Plant and Re-use Scheme, be noted.

Debate resumed.

Question put and passed.


7††† Private Health Insurance - Motion re

Mrs Rosenberg, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House condemns the Federal Government, and in particular the Minister for Human Services and Health, for lack of action to curb the massive movement away from participation in private health insurance and the consequent pressure on the public health system this is causing, and further this House urges the Federal Government to look at all steps available to it to attract people back into private health insurance.

Ordered, on motion of Mr De Laine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 26 October.

 

8††† Wine Industry Taxation - Motion re

Mr Andrew, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House condemns the Federal Government for its failure to respond to the Industry Commissionsí Inquiry into the Wine Industry, and for failing to use the opportunity to reject any options for an increase or change to the current taxation status of the wine industry.

Ordered, on motion of Mr De Laine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 26 October.

 

9††† ABC Current Affairs Programming - Motion re

Mr Cummins, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move - That this House condemns the proposed change to production of ABC local current affairs programs and in particular the 7.30 Report and calls on the ABC Board to reverse any decision that limits local current affairs and calls on the Board not to interfere with or reduce local production of current affairs and news programs in the future.

 

10†† Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Other Motions be postponed until Notice of Motions: Other Motions are disposed of.

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11†† ABC Current Affairs Programming - Motion re

†††† Motion (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

12†† TransAdelaide Lonsdale Depot Contract - Motion re

Mrs Rosenberg, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates all TransAdelaide employees at the Lonsdale Depot for winning the recent tender for contracting of outer south bus services and notes in particular the competitive nature of the tender, and further the House recognises the substantial savings this successful tender will give to the Passenger Transport Board to be used to improve further transport in the outer south.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

13†† Suspension and resumption of sitting

At 12.57 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

At 2.00 pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

14†† Petitions Nos 22 to 27

The Clerk announced that the following Members had lodged Petitions for presentation:

 

22 The Minister for Tourism (Hon G A Ingerson), from 20 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to ensure that effective legislation is enacted to protect urban trees and/or bushland from destruction.

 

23 to 26 Mr Bass, Ms Hurley, Mr Leggett and Mr Wade, from 509 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to restore School Service Officersí hours to the level that existed when the Government resumed office.

 


27 Mr Venning, from 130 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to place constraints on the Kapunda Council regarding the types of industry permitted on the Kapunda industrial estate and that the Council allow a dwelling to be built on a nature reserve adjacent to the industrial estate.

 

15†† Paper

The following Paper was tabled:

 

By the Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon J K G Oswald) -

Planning Strategy Implementation - Premierís Report on, 1994-95.

 

16†† Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

17†† Address in Reply - Presentation

The Speaker informed the House that Her Excellency the Governor would be prepared to receive the House for the purpose of presenting the Address in Reply at† 3.00 pm† today.

The Speaker, accompanied by the mover and seconder of the Address in Reply and other Members, then proceeded to Government House for the purpose of presenting the Address:

 

On his return, the Speaker informed the House that, accompanied by the mover and seconder of the Address in Reply to the Governor's Opening Speech and by other Members, he had proceeded to Government House and had there presented to Her Excellency the Address adopted by the House on 11 October , to which Her Excellency had been pleased to make the following reply:

 

The Honourable The Speaker and Members of† the House Of Assembly - Thank you for the Address-in-Reply to the Speech with which I opened the Third Session of the Forty-eighth Parliament.

I am confident that you will give your best consideration to all matters placed before you.† I pray for Godís blessing upon your deliberations.

R F Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

18†† Joint Committee on Retail Shop Tenancies - Substitution of Member

†††† The Deputy Premier (Hon S J Baker), by leave, moved - That Mrs Rosenberg be appointed to the ††† Joint Committee on Retail Shop Tenancies in place of Mrs Greig.

†††† Question put and passed.

 

19†† Paper

The following Paper was tabled:

 

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

††††††† Ministerial Statement - Native Title Scheme.

 

20†† Grievance debate

†††† The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

†††† Debate ensued.

†††† Question put and passed.

 

21†† Telecommunications (Interception) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

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

†††† The Deputy Premier moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

†††† Ordered, on motion of Mr Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 24 October.


22†† Constitution (Salary of the Governor and Electoral Distribution) Amendment Bill

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

†††† The Deputy Premier moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

†††† Ordered, on motion of Mr Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 24 October.

 

23†† Motor Vehicles (Heavy Vehicles Registration Charges) Amendment Bill

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

The Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development (Hon J W Olsen) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

†††† Ordered, on motion of Mr Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 24 October.

 

24†† Opal Mining 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 12 agreed to.

††††††††††††††††††††††† New Clause No 12A inserted.

††††††††††††††††††††††† Clauses Nos 13 to 98 agreed to.

††††††††††††††††††††††† Schedule 1 agreed to.

††††††††††††††††††††††† Schedule 2 amended and agreed to.

††††††††††††††††††††††† Title agreed to.

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†††† The House having resumed:

Mr Bass 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.

 

25†† Messages from the Legislative Council

The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

Pay-roll Tax (Exemption) Amendment Bill†††††††††† ††††† Message No 13

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971, without any amendment.

†††† Legislative Council, 19 October 1995††††††††††††† H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

Land Tax (Home Unit Companies) Amendment Bill†††† ††††† Message No 14

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Land Tax Act 1936, without any amendment.

†††† Legislative Council, 19 October 1995††††††††††††† H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT


26†† Adjournment

†††† House adjourned at 5.10 pm until Tuesday 24 October at 2.00 pm.

 

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†††† Present during the day - All Members except Hon H Allison (on leave) and Hon M H Armitage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† G M Gunn

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† SPEAKER

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY