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                                                                                               No. 10

 

                    VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                           OF THE

 

                      HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                    

 

 

                                                                        THURSDAY 29 AUGUST 1991

 

 

 1             Meeting of House

                The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. N.T. Peterson) took the

                    Chair and read prayers.

 

 2             Consumption Tax - Motion re

                Mr Quirke, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move - That this House condemns moves by theLiberal Party at both the Federal and State levels to bring in a broadbased

                    consumption tax.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Quirke, by leave, that the motion be adjourned until

                    Thursday 10 October.

 

 3             Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Notices of Motion (Other Business) Nos 2 and 3 be postponed and

                    taken into consideration after Notice of Motion (Other Business) No. 9.

 

 4             Federal Industry Statement Incentives - Motion re

                Hon. T.H. Hemmings, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move - That this House calls on the Federal Government to implement a counter recessionary package aimed at promoting employment and training opportunities, bringing forward major infrastructure programs and expanding initiatives announced in the March Industry Statement.

                Ordered, on motion of Hon. T.H. Hemmings, by leave, that the motion be adjourned

                    until Thursday 10 October.

 

 5             Aboriginal Languages - Motion re

                Hon. T.H. Hemmings, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House supports a major

                    strategy to save and revive those Aboriginal languages unique to South Australia that are in danger of being lost unless a comprehensive Aboriginal culture and language program is developed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.G. Evans, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 10

                    October.

 

 6             Enterprise Bargaining - Motion re

                Mrs Hutchison, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move - That this House applauds moves by the Government to ensure that trade unions are involved in the development of enterprise bargaining arrangements and declares its opposition to any attempt to implement legislation similar to the Employment Contracts Act recently introduced in New Zealand and further, this House calls on the Federal Parliament to resist any moves to implement such legislation at the national level.

                Ordered, on motion of Mrs Hutchison, by leave, that the motion be adjourned until

                    Thursday 10 October.

 

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 7             Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Compensability of Disabilities) Act

                    Amendment Bill

                Mr Ingerson, 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.

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

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Heron, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 12

                    September.

 

 8             Waterworks (Rating) Amendment Act Repeal Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Waterworks

                    (Rating) Amendment Act Repeal Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.G. Evans, that the debate be further adjourned until

                    Thursday 12 September.

 

 9             United States Wheat Subsidies - Motion re

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of

                    Hon. T.H. Hemmings - That this House supports the action by the Australian Government over its strong criticism of the United States Government's decision to further undermine the viability of Australian wheat farmers by subsidising that country's wheat exports to China and the Yemen.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Lewis, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday

                    10 October.

 

10           Select Committee on Privacy

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Groom - That the

                    Report of the Select Committee on Privacy be noted.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.G. Evans, that the debate be further adjourned until

                    Thursday 10 October.

 

11           Noarlunga Centre Sports Complex - Motion re

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Oswald - That

                    this House calls on the Government to dedicate for its long term recreational and sporting use the land at Noarlunga Centre near Colonnades which was identified in the Report of the Ministerial Working Party established to investigate and report on the establishment of a multi-purpose sports complex south of Adelaide, known as the Crome Report.

                Debate resumed.

                Mr Holloway moved in line 2, after the word "to", to leave out the words "dedicate for

                    its long term" and insert in lieu thereof the words" report on the feasability of retaining for".

                Debate continued.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.G. Evans, that the debate be further adjourned until

                    Thursday 10 October.


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12           Football Facilities in the Southern Suburbs - Motion re

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Holloway - That

                    this House notes the strong public support given to the SANFL match between South Adelaide and Norwood played at Bice Oval, Christies Beach on Saturday 3 August 1991 and congratulates the Government and the Minister for initiating discussions with local government, South Adelaide Football Club and the SANFL on the provision of adequate facilities for football in the southern suburbs:

                Which Mr Oswald has moved to amend by leaving out "congratulates the Government

                    and the Minister for initiating" and inserting in lieu thereof "notes with concern the time it has taken for the Government and the Minister to initiate".

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Holloway, by leave, that the debate be further adjourned

                    until Thursday 12 September.

 

13           Messages from the Governor

                The following Messages from the Governor were received and read:

               

                Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 1991 - Recommending                                                        Message No. 5

                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 1991.

                Government House, Adelaide, 29 August, 1991                 R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

               

                Pay-roll Tax Act (Miscellaneous)

                    Amendment Bill - Recommending      Message No. 6

                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 Pay-roll Tax (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 1991.

                Government House, Adelaide, 29 August 1991                  R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

                Land Tax (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill - Recommending                                   Message No. 7

                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 Land Tax (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 1991.

                Government House, Adelaide, 29 August 1991                  R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

14           Petitions Nos 36 to 38

                The Clerk announced that the following Members had lodged Petitions for

                    presentation:

 

                36  Hon. P.B. Arnold, from 26 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House

                    urge the Government not to decriminalise prostitition.

 

                37 and 38  Mr Becker and Hon. B.C. Eastick, from 361 residents of South Australia,

                    requesting that the House urge the Government to revert to the previous water-rating system.

 

15           Paper

                The following Paper was laid on the Table:

 

                    By the Minister for Lands (Hon. S.M. Lenehan) -

                          Finnis Springs Pastoral Pty Ltd - Pastoral Crown Lease.


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16           Public Works Standing Committee - Reports

                The Speaker laid on the Table the following Reports, together with Minutes of

                    Evidence of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works on:

               

                Myponga Water Filtration Plant.

                Report ordered to be printed (Paper No. 196).

                University of South Australia - Extensions to Centenary Building.

                Report ordered to be printed (Paper No. 197).

 

17           Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

18           Next day of sitting

                The Deputy Premier (Hon. D.J. Hopgood) - moved - That the House at its rising

                    adjourn until Tuesday 10 September at 2.00 p.m.

                Question put and passed.

 

19           Suspension of Standing Orders

                The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far

                    suspended as to enable him to move a motion, without notice, forthwith.

                Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute

                    majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

                Rescission of Order

                The Deputy Premier then moved - That the motion for limitation of debate adopted on

                    Tuesday 27 August be rescinded.

                Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute

                    majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

20           Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

                    By the Treasurer (Hon. J.C. Bannon) -

                          Estimates of Payments, 1991-92.

                               Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 9).

                          Estimates of Receipts, 1991-92.

                               Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 7).

                          Financial Statement of the Premier and Treasurer, 1991-92.

                               Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 18).

                          Economic Conditions and the Budget, 1991-92.

                               Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 11).

                          Capital Works Program, 1991-92.

                               Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 83).

                          The Budget and The Social Justice Strategy, 1991-92.

                               Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 30).

                          The Budget and its Impact on Women, 1991-92.

                               Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 81).

                          Certificates Required Under Standing Order No. 239.

 

21           Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 1991

                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 financial year ending on 30 June 1992 and for other purposes.

                Question put and passed.

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                Bill presented and read a first time.

 

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

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 10

                    September.

 

22           Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table:

                By the Treasurer -

                    State Bank of South Australia and Subsidiary Companies - Accounts, 1990-91.

                    South Australian Government Financing Authority - Report, 1990-91.

                    South Australian Superannuation Fund Investment Trust - Report, 1990-91.

                    South Australian Superannuation Board - Report, 1990-91.

                    The Treasury of South Australia - Report, 1990-91.

                    Lotteries Commission of South Australia - Report, 1990-91.

                    Enterprise Investments Ltd, Enterprise Investments Trust and Enterprise Securities

                     Limited - Financial Statements, 1990-91.

                    State Bank Indemnity Document and Deed of Amendment.

                    State Government Insurance Commission - Financial Statements, 1990-91.

               

23           Suspension of Standing Orders

                The Treasurer, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to

                    enable the introduction of two Bills without notice.

                Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute

                    majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

24           Pay-roll Tax (Miscellaneous) 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 S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 10

                    September.

 

25           Land Tax (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                The Treasurer, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill

                    for an Act to amend the Land 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 S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 10

                    September.

 

26           Holidays (Labour Day) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the second reading of the Holidays (Labour Day)

                    Amendment Bill.

                The Minister of Labour (Hon. R.J. Gregory) moved - That this Bill be now read a

                    second time.

 

                Suspension of Standing Orders

                The Minister, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended

                    as to enable the Bill to pass through its remaining stages without delay.

 

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                Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute

                    majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

                House, by leave, proceeded to the third reading.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

27           Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Fair Trading Act Amendment Bill               Message No. 5

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith,

                    titled an Act to amend the Fair Trading Act 1987, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 29 August 1991                               G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                Bill read a first time.

                Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

                Supply Bill (No. 2) 1991                                Message No. 6

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith,

                    titled an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the financial year ending on 30 June 1992, without any amendment.

                Legislative Council, 29 August 1991                               G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

28           Adjournment

                The Minister of Labour moved - That the House do now adjourn.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

                House adjourned at 5.02 p.m. until Tuesday 10 September at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                            

 

 

                Present during the day - All the Members except Hon. T. Chapman (on leave).

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                G.D. Mitchell                                                     SPEAKER

                CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY