No. 10

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

 

 

TUESDAY 24 AUGUST 1993

 

1 Meeting of House

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

 

2 Petitions Nos 19 and 20

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

 

19 Mr Hamilton from 449 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to oppose the establishment of the proposed Waste and Garbage Transfer Centre at Royal Park.

 

20 Mr Oswald from 2 433 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to retain the Brighton Glenelg Community Centre and encourage a study of open space needs by the City Councils of Brighton and Glenelg.

 

3 Papers

The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon. G.J. Crafter) -

Regulations under the following Acts -

Classification of Theatrical Performances - Classification Fee - Restricted

Criminal Injuries Compensation - Commencement

Real Property - Transfer of Allotments

District Council of Millicent - By-law No. 2 - Moveable Signs

 

By the Minister of Environment and Land Management (Hon. M.K. Mayes) -

Liquor Licensing Act - Regulations - Exemption of Therapeutic Goods

 

By the Minister of Emergency Services (Hon. M.K. Mayes) -

Police Act - Regulations - Police Aides.

 

4 Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

5 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 3.15 p.m. today.

 

 

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

And being returned, 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 Tuesday 10 August 1993, 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 Fifth Session of the Forty-seventh Parliament.

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

R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

6 Grievance debate

The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

7 Statutes Amendment (Abolition of Compulsory Retirement) Amendment Bill

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

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

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

 

8 Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) Nos 2 to 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 6.

 

9 State Bank of South Australia (Preparation for Restructuring) Amendment Bill

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

Debate resumed.

Division, only one Noe

Question put and the House proceeded to a division, but only one Member appearing on the side of the Noes, the Speaker declared the Ayes had it.

 

Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

Clauses Nos 1 to 3 agreed to.

Title agreed to.

 

 

The House having resumed:

Mr Ferguson reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

The Treasurer moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 


 

10 Message from the Legislative Council

The following Message from the Legislative Council was received and read:

 

Employment Agents Registration Bill Message No. 9

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled and Act to regulate employment agents; to repeal the Employees Registry Offices Act 1915; and for other purposes, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

Legislative Council, 19 August 1993 G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

No. 1 Page 13, lines 6 to 8 (clause 20) - Leave out paragraphs (c) and (d) and insert new paragraphs as follow:-

(c) whether the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 will apply in relation to the person and details of any other insurance arrangements that will apply in respect of the employment (including who will be responsible for the payment of any premium); and

(d) the arrangements (if any) that will apply for the payment of income tax; and

(e) the name of any award that applies in relation to the employment; and

(f) details of any occupational superannuation to which the person will be entitled; and

(g) details of any entitlements to paid leave that will accrue during the employment; and

(h) details of any expenses (or kinds of expenses) which will be reimbursed or otherwise paid for by the employer.

No. 2 Page 16 (clause 23) - After line 6 insert new subclause as follows:-

(6) An inspector, or a person assisting an inspector, who -

(a) addresses offensive language to any other person; or

(b) without lawful authority hinders or obstructs or uses or threatens to use force in relation to any other person,

is guilty of an offence.

Penalty: Division 6 fine.

J.M. Davis, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration forthwith.

 

In Committee

Resolved - That the amendments be agreed to.

 

 

The House having resumed:

Mr Ferguson reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had agreed to the same.

 

11 Fisheries (Research and Development Fund) Amendment Bill

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

Title agreed to.

 

 

The House having resumed:

Mr Ferguson reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had

agreed to the same without amendment.

The Minister of Primary Industries (Hon. T.R. Groom) moved - That the Bill be now read a third time.

Question put.

House divided (No.1):

Ayes, 21. Noes, 21.

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Hon. G.J. Crafter

Mr De Laine

Hon. M.J. Evans

Mr Ferguson

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Mr Hamilton

Mr Heron

Mr Holloway

Hon. D.J. Hopgood

Mrs Hutchison

Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

Hon. S.M. Lenehan

Mr McKee

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon. T.R. Groom (Teller)

Hon. H. Allison

Dr Armitage

Hon. P.B. Arnold

Mr S.J. Baker

Mr Becker

Mr Blacker

Mr Brindal

Hon. D.C. Brown

Hon. J.L. Cashmore

Mr S.G. Evans

Mr Gunn

Mr Ingerson

Mrs Kotz

Mr Lewis

Mr Matthew

Mr Meier

Mr Olsen

Mr Such

Mr Venning

Hon. D.C. Wotton

Mr D.S. Baker (Teller)

 

Casting Vote

The number of Ayes and Noes being equal, the Speaker gave his casting vote for the Ayes.

So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

12 Southern Power and Water Bill

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Bill be now

read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill read a second time.

 

Contingent Notice of Motion

Mr S.J. Baker, pursuant to notice, moved - That this Bill be referred to a Select Committee.

Debate ensued.

 

13 Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister of Public Infrastructure (Hon. J.H.C. Klunder) moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

Question put and passed.

 


14 Southern Power and Water Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

Question put.

House divided (No. 2):

Ayes, 21. Noes, 21.

Hon. H. Allison

Dr Armitage

Hon. P.B. Arnold

Mr D.S. Baker

Mr Becker

Mr Blacker

Mr Brindal

Hon. D.C. Brown

Hon. J.L. Cashmore

Mr Gunn

Mr Ingerson

Mrs Kotz

Mr Lewis

Mr Matthew

Mr Meier

Mr Olsen

Mr Oswald

Mr Such

Mr Venning

Hon. D.C. Wotton

Mr S.J. Baker (Teller)

 

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Hon. G.J. Crafter

Mr De Laine

Hon. M.J. Evans

Mr Ferguson

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Hon. T.R. Groom

Mr Hamilton

Mr Heron

Mr Holloway

Hon. D.J. Hopgood

Mrs Hutchison

Hon. S.M. Lenehan

Mr McKee

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon. J.H.C. Klunder (Teller)

Casting Vote

The number of Ayes and Noes being equal, the Speaker gave his casting vote for the Noes.

So it passed in the negative.

 

Suspension of Standing Orders

Mr S.J. Baker, without notice, moved - That Standing Order 364 be suspended during consideration in Committee of this Bill.

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

In Committee

Clauses Nos 1 to 7 agreed to.

Clause No. 8 read.

Question - That the clause stand as printed - put.

 


Committee divided (No. 3):

Ayes, 21. Noes, 21.

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Hon. G.J. Crafter

Mr De Laine

Hon. M.J. Evans

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Hon. T.R. Groom

Mr Hamilton

Mr Heron

Mr Holloway

Hon. D.J. Hopgood

Mrs Hutchison

Hon. S.M. Lenehan

Mr McKee

Hon. N.T. Peterson

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon. J.H.C. Klunder (Teller)

Hon. H. Allison

Dr Armitage

Hon. P.B. Arnold

Mr D.S. Baker

Mr Becker

Mr Blacker

Mr Brindal

Hon. D.C. Brown

Hon. J.L. Cashmore

Mr S.G. Evans

Mr Gunn

Mr Ingerson

Mr Lewis

Mr Matthew

Mr Meier

Mr Olsen

Mr Oswald

Mr Such

Mr Venning

Hon. D.C. Wotton

Mr S.J. Baker (Teller)

 

Casting Vote

The number of Ayes and Noes being equal, the Chairman gave his casting vote for the Ayes.

So it was resolved in the affirmative.

Clauses Nos 9 to 12 agreed to.

Clause No. 13 read.

At midnight the Chairman of Committees left the Chair.

 

15 Adjournment

At midnight the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

 

 

MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Wednesday 25 August 1993

Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills -

 

Mr Lewis to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923.

 

 

For Wednesday 8 September 1993

Notices of Motion: Committees/Regulations -

 

Mr Gunn to move - That the Regulations under the Magistrates Court Act 1991 relating to Court and Transcript Fees made on 1 July 1993 and laid on the Table of this House on 3 August 1993, be disallowed.

 

Mr Becker to move - That the Seventh Report of the Economic and Finance Committee on an Inquiry into the Use of External Consultants by Government Departments and Statutory Authorities be noted.

 


Notices of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Hon. D.C. Wotton to move - That this House congratulates Adelaide Central Missions' Lifeline on having obtained its 30th anniversary, commends and expresses thanks to the paid and volunteer staff who have given many thousands of hours in helping people in crisis and wishes the new Friends of Lifeline organisation well in providing further support for this magnificent community service.

 

Mr Quirke to move - That this House applauds the surviving Anzacs' some of whom are now returning to the scene of the final battles of the Great War in which they fought; notes that these and other events this year denote the seventy fifth anniversary of the ending of hostilities on 11 November and further, this House calls upon the Government, all Government departments, schools and the general community to reinstate the two minutes of silence on 11 November in recognition of service and sacrifice.

 

Mr Becker to move - That this House calls on the Minister of Health, Family and Community Services to continue the level of funding to the Camden Community Centre this financial year at a rate equal to, if not greater than, in previous years.

 

Mr De Laine to move - That this House congratulates the Australian Cycling Team, and in particular the South Australian members of the Team, for their history making performance in becoming, for the first time, the number one cycling nation in the world at the current World Cycling Championships in Hamar, Norway.

 

Mr Gunn to move - That this House totally rejects the decision to hand over to the National Rail Corporation the RoadRailer operations and the Pasminco ore traffic on the Port Pirie to Broken Hill line and calls on the State Government to reject these proposals in the interests of all South Australians, the ongoing viability of Australian National and the employees of Australian National.

 

Mr Becker to move - That this House calls on the Australian Formula I Grand Prix Board to engage only Australian artists for any concerts to be held after the main race at this year's Grand Prix and in subsequent years.

 

 

For Wednesday 6 October 1993

Notices of Motion: Committees/Regulations -

 

Mr Gunn to move - That the Regulations under the Summary Offences Act 1953 relating to Traffic Expiation Fees made on 1 July 1993 and laid on the Table of this House on 3 August 1993, be disallowed.

 

Mr Gunn to move - That the Regulations under the Marine Act 1936 relating to Survey Fees made on 12 August 1993 and laid on the Table of this House on 17 August 1993, be disallowed.

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mr Venning to move - That this House supports the registration and comprehensive insurance of vehicles used in SACE Driver Education Courses being fully funded by the Department of Education as a curriculum resource.

 

 

Present during the day - All the Members except Hon. T.H. Hemmings and Hon. M.K. Mayes.

 


The following Pairs were handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

Division No. 1 -

Ayes - Hon. T.H. Hemmings and Hon. M.K. Mayes.

Noes - Hon. B.C. Eastick and Mr Oswald.

 

Division No. 2 -

Ayes - Hon. B.C. Eastick and Mr S.G. Evans.

Noes - Hon. T.H. Hemmings and Hon. M.K. Mayes.

 

Division No. 3 -

Ayes - Hon. T.H. Hemmings and Hon. M.K. Mayes

Noes - Hon. B.C. Eastick and Mrs Kotz.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

N.T. Peterson

SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY