No. 9

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                         THURSDAY 25 AUGUST 1994

 

 

 1         Meeting of House

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

 

 2        Daylight Saving (Prescribed Period) Amendment Bill

                  Hon. F.T. Blevins, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Daylight Saving Act 1971.

                  Question put and passed.

 

                  Bill presented and read a first time.

                  Hon. F.T. Blevins moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 September.

 

 3        District Council of Yankalilla - By-law No. 34 - Moveable Signs - Motion for disallowance

                  Mr Cummins, pursuant to notice, moved - That By-law No. 34 of the District Council of Yankalilla relating to Moveable Signs, gazetted on 7 July and laid on the Table of this House on 2 August 1994, be disallowed.

                  Question put and passed.

 

 4        Shop Trading Hours (Exemption) Amendment Bill

                  Mr Clarke, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Shop Trading Hours Act 1977.

                  Question put and passed.

 

                  Bill presented and read a first time.

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

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 September.

 

 5        Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Private Members Bills/ Committees/ Regulations) No. 5 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday 8 September.

 

 6        Easter (Repeal) Bill

                  Mr Atkinson, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to repeal the Easter Act 1929.

                  Question put and passed.

 

                  Bill presented and read a first time.

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

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Bass, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 September.


 7         Lottery and Gaming (Two Up on Anzac Day) Amendment Bill

                  Mr Atkinson, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Lottery and Gaming Act 1936.

                  Question put and passed.

 

                  Bill presented and read a first time.

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

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Bass, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 September.

 

 8        Legislative Review Committee - Interim Report - Motion re

                  Order of the Day read for the consideration of the Interim Report of the Committee relating to Citizen Initiated Referenda.

                  Mr Lewis moved - That the Interim Report be noted.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 September.

 

 9        Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Notices of Motion (Other Motions) Nos 3 to 17 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion (Other Motions) No. 18.

 

10       Electoral District Names - Motion re

                  Mr Atkinson, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House advise the Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission that its policy for naming State Districts should give priority to city, town and district names ahead of the names of deceased South Australians.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Brindal, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 September.

 

 11       Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Notices of Motion (Other Motions) Nos 3 to 12 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion (Other Motions) No. 13.

 

 12      Libby Kosmala - Motion re

                  Mrs Kotz, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House notes the outstanding achievements of South Australian sportswoman Libby Kosmala at recently held world championships in shooting events at Lenz, Austria on 26 July 1994 and congratulates her for achieving the world record score in the air rifle - prone - open event amongst a field of 45 shooters from 26 countries.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

 13      Factor VIII - Motion re

                  Mrs Greig, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the Federal Government to recognise the need for a national approach to determine the quantity, source and provision of Factor VIII to ensure efficient and equitable allocation and as part of this approach suggests consideration of the cost implication of the supply of recombinant or synthetic Factor VIII as a new product in the treatment of haemophilia.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr DeLaine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 September.

 

14       Member for Light, Congratulations - Motion re

                  Mr Brindal, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the Member for Light and his wife, Kathryn on the birth of their first son, Alexander Robert Beeton on Thursday 28 July 1994.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.


15       Hockeyroos - Motion re

                  Ms Stevens, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House notes the decisive win by the Australian Women's Hockey team, the Hockeyroos, at the World Cup final in Dublin and congratulates all players, now the world champions, for their dedication and outstanding contribution to Australian sporting achievements.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

16       Private Health Insurance  - Motion re

                  Mrs Rosenberg, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House strongly supports and urges the Federal Government to investigate and take action on ways of increasing the number of Australians in private health insurance, including tax concessions to members of health funds.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr DeLaine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 September.

 

17        Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Notice of Motion  (Other Motions) No. 7 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday 8 September.

 

18       Industrial Recovery - Motion re

                  Mr Meier, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the Government on its excellent record in attracting a multitude of new industries to South Australia after a decade of economic disasters and job losses by the former Government and notes the massive number of new jobs that have been created through this positive approach to business and the economy.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr DeLaine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 September.

 

19       Unemployment Benefits - Motion re

                  Mrs Rosenberg, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House urges the Federal Parliament to make such legislative and administrative changes as necessary to require recipients of Social Security unemployment payments for twelve months or more to perform work for a proportion of each week either for local government or in a community service program within the locality in which they live, if not already in an approved training course.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr DeLaine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 September.

 

20       Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Other Motions) No. 10 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday 13 October.

 

21       Kelly Dixon - Motion re

                  Mrs Geraghty, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates Kelly Dixon on her magnificent achievement on being the youngest Australian person to swim the English Channel and notes the pride of all South Australians in her exceptional feat of 42 kilometres in 9 hours 38 minutes.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

22       Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Other Motions) No. 12 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday 13 October.

 

23       Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Other Motion) No. 14 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday 8 September.


 

 

24       Messages from the Governor

                  The following Messages from the Governor were received and read:

 

            Appropriation Bill - Recommending                                                                                                             Message No. 3

                  The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the  appropriation  of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Appropriation Bill 1994.

                  Government House, 25 August 1994                                                                                                        R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

            Second-hand Vehicles Dealers Bill                                                                                                               Message No. 4

                  The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Second-hand Vehicles Dealers Bill 1994.

                  Government House, 25 August 1994                                                                                                        R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

25       Petitions Nos 41 to 47

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

 

                  41 Mr Clarke, from 608 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government                           not to allow general Sunday trading where restrictions currently apply.

 

                  42 Mr Clarke, from 713 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to order the decontamination of the ANR site at Islington, stop the development of the Collex waste plant at Kilburn and stop obnoxious odours emitted from factories around Grand Junction Road.

 

                  43 Mr Condous, from 63 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to criminalise sodomy.

 

                  44 Mr Lewis, from 52 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to provide clean, filtered water to households and other users depending on water from the River Murray.

 

                  45 Hon. M.D. Rann, from 895 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to retain the South Australian Film and Video Centre.

 

                  46 Mr Scalzi, from 70 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to establish a X-lotto agency at the Hectorville Continental Deli at 27 Hectorville Road, Hectorville.

 

                  47 Mr Scalzi, from 510 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government not to change existing shopping hours.

 

 26      Questions

                  Questions without notice were asked.

 

27       Next day of sitting

                  The Deputy Premier (Hon. S.J. Baker) moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until Tuesday 6 September at 2.00 p.m.

                  Question put and passed.


28       Papers

                  The following Papers were tabled:

 

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

                              Financial Statement 1994-95

                                                Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 18)

                              Estimates of Receipts and Payments 1994-95

                                                Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 9)

                              Economic Conditions and the Budget 1994-95

                                                Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 11)

                              Capital Works Program 1994-95

                                                Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 83)

                  Lotteries Commission of South Australia - Report, 1993-94

                  South Australian Superannuation Fund Investment Trust - Report, 1993-94

                  State Government Insurance Commission - Report, 1993-94

                  Department of Treasury and Finance - Report, 1993-94

                  Bank of South Australia Ltd (BankSA) - Results, 1993-94

                  Group Asset Management Division - Operating Results, 1993-94

                  South Australian Asset Management Corporation - Results, 1993-94.

 

29       Appropriation Bill

                  The Treasurer, without notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the year ending on 30 June 1995 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 Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 6 September.

 

30       Suspension of Standing Orders

                  The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the introduction of two Bills forthwith.

                  Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

31       Land Tax (Scale Adjustment) Amendment Bill

                  The Treasurer, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Lands Tax Act 1936.

                  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 Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 6 September.

 

32       Pay-roll Tax (Superannuation Benefits and Rates) Amendment Bill

                  The Treasurer, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971.

                  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 Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 6 September.


33       Mining (Royalties) Amendment Bill

                  The Minister for Mines and Energy (Hon. D.S. Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Mining Act 1971.

                  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 Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 6 September.

 

34       Adjournment

                  House adjourned at 3.33 p.m. until Tuesday 6 September at 2.00 p.m.

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                                                                 MOTIONS WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

                  For Thursday 8 September 1994

                    Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

 

                  Mr Clarke to move - That this House congratulates Ms Cathy Freeman for her outstanding gold medal win in the Womens 400 metres race at the 1994 Commonwealth Games and on being the first Aboriginal athlete to win a gold medal and supports her right to publicly display pride in her aboriginality by carrying both the Aboriginal and Australian flags in her victory lap of honour as a symbol of a major step towards reconciliation between black and white Australians.

 

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                  Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY