No 10

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 8 NOVEMBER 2000

 

 

1       Meeting of House

The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon J K G Oswald) took the             Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Message from the Governor

      The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

      Stamp Duties (Land Rich Entities and Redemption) 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 Stamp Duties (Land Rich Entities and Redemption) Amendment Bill 2000.

      Government House, 8 November 2000                                   E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3       Petitions Nos 24 to 31

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

 

24   Mr Hill, from 1,175 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure that the Aldinga Police Station is open twenty-four hours a day.

 

25   Mr Hill, from 979 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to fund intensive care facilities at the Noarlunga Hospital.

 

26   Ms Rankine, from 55 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to fund dental services to ensure the timely treatment of patients.

 

27   Ms Rankine, from 153 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to consult with the local community and consider projected traffic flows when assessing the need to upgrade Golden Grove Road.

 

28   Ms Rankine, from 282 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to establish a Police Patrol Base to service the Tea Tree Gully area.

 

29   Ms Rankine, from 42 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House prohibit the establishment of a national radioactive waste storage facility in South Australia.

 

30   Mr Scalzi, from 3,269 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure that certain breeds of dogs are muzzled in public.

 

31   Mr Scalzi, from 4,229 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure that all dogs on streets and in parks are on leads.

 

4       Legislative Review Committee - Report

Mr Condous brought up the Fourth Report of the Legislative Review Committee.

Report received.

 

5       Questions

      Questions without notice were asked.

 

6       Papers

         The Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown) tabled the following Papers:

               Ministerial Statement – Review of the Passenger Transport Act

               National Competition Policy Review of the Passenger Transport Act 1994 – Final Report, November 1999.

 

7       Public Works Committee - Reports – Lyell McEwin Health Service Redevelopment – Final Report, Salisbury Industrial Park – Stage 1 – Final Report, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Redevelopment – Final Report, Gomersal Road Upgrading – Sturt Highway to Barossa Valley Way – Final Report

Mr Lewis brought up the Final Report of the Public Works Committee on Lyell McEwin Health Service Redevelopment.

Report received.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 191).

 

Mr Lewis brought up the Final Report of the Public Works Committee on Salisbury Industrial Park – Stage 1.

Report received.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 192).

 

Mr Lewis brought up the Final Report of the Public Works Committee on Queen Elizabeth Hospital Redevelopment.

Report received.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 194).

 

Mr Lewis brought up the Final Report of the Public Works Committee on Gomersal Road Upgrading – Sturt Highway to Barossa Valley Way.

Report received.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 195).

 

8       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

9       Public Works Committee Report – Cooper Brewery Relocation – Final Report - Motion to note

         Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved – That the One Hundred and Thirty-Fifth Report of the Public Works Committee on  the Coopers Brewery Relocation – Final Report be noted.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

10      Environment, Resources and Development Committee – Annual Report, 1999-2000 - Motion to note

         Mr Venning, pursuant to notice, moved – That the Fortieth Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee being the Annual Report, 1999-2000 be noted.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 


11      Economic and Finance Committee - Report - South Australian Government Assistance to Industry - Motion to note

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion – That the Thirty-First Report of the Economic and Finance Committee on South Australian Government Assistance to Industry be noted.

Debated resumed.

 

 

The time for the consideration of Committee Reports having expired, the debate was adjourned (Hon R B Such, by leave) until Wednesday 15 November.

 

 

12      Stamp Duties (Land Rich Entities and Redemption) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923.

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 Ms Key, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

13      Road Traffic (Alcohol Interlock Scheme) Amendment Bill

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

         The Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

14      South Australian Ports (Disposal Of Maritime Assets) Bill

         Order of the Day read for the further consideration in Committee of this Bill.

 

In Committee

                                                Schedule No 3 amended and agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon G A Ingerson reported that the Committee had further considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

 

The Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage) moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Government Enterprises, that the debate be adjourned on motion.

 


15      Maritime Services (Access) 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 45 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 46 amended and agreed to.

                                                Clause No 47 agreed to.

                                                Schedule agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon G A Ingerson reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with an amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

16      Harbors and Navigation (Control of Harbors) 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.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 12 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 13 amended and agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 14 to 19 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 20 amended and agreed to.

                                                Clause No 21 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

 

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon G A Ingerson 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.

 

 


17      Barley Marketing (Miscellaneous) 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.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 3 amended and agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 4 to 6 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Meier reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with an amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

18      Associations Incorporation (Oppressive or Unreasonable Acts) 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.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

19      Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 5.50 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 7.30 pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

20      Message from the Governor

         The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

         South Australian Ports (Disposal of Maritime Assets) 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 South Australian Ports (Disposal of Maritime Assets) Bill 2000.

         Government House, 8 November 2000                                         E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 


21      South Australian Ports (Disposal of Maritime Assets) Bill

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a third time - be now resumed.

Debate resumed.

Question put.

House divided (No. 1)

 


               Ayes, 20

 

Hon R L Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Hon M R Buckby

Mr Condous

Hon I F Evans

Hon G M Gunn

Hon J L Hall

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon G A Ingerson

Hon R G Kerin

Hon D C Kotz

Mr Lewis

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Maywald

Mr Meier

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon M H Armitage (Teller)


Noes, 19

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Hon R B Such

Mr Wright

Ms Hurley (Teller)


 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

         Disallowance of votes due to direct pecuniary interest - Motion re

         Ms Hurley, without notice, moved – That the votes of the Members for Stuart, Schubert and McKillop be disallowed due to a direct pecuniary interest.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put.

         House divided (No. 2)

 


               Ayes, 20

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Mr Lewis

Ms Rankine

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Mr Wright

Ms Hurley (Teller)


Noes, 22

 

Hon M K Brindal

Hon R L Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Hon R B Buckby

Mr Condous

Hon I F Evans

Hon G M Gunn

Hon J L Hall

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon G A Ingerson

Hon R G Kerin

Hon D C Kotz

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Mr Meier

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon M H Armitage (Teller)


 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 


22      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 7 to 14 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 15.

 

23      Racing (Transitional Provisions) 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.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

24      Racing (Proprietary Business Licensing) Bill

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

Debate resumed.

 

25      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon I F Evans) moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

26      Racing (Proprietary Business Licensing) Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

         Question put.

         House divided (No 3):

 


               Ayes, 23

 

Hon M H Armitage

Hon M K Brindal

Hon R L Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Hon M R Buckby

Mr Condous

Hon G M Gunn

Hon J L Hall

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon G A Ingerson

Hon R G Kerin

Hon D C Kotz

Mr Lewis

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Mr Meier

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon I F Evans (Teller)


Noes, 19

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Hurley

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Mr Wright (Teller)


 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 3 read.

 

Hon G A Ingerson moved on page 5, after line 28, to insert “conduct” a race includes arrange for the conduct of the race.

 

         Question – That the amendment be agreed to - put.

         Committee divided (No 4):

 


               Ayes, 20

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Hurley

Hon G A Ingerson

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Mr Wright (Teller)


Noes, 22

 

Hon M H Armitage

Hon M K Brindal

Hon R L Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Hon R B Buckby

Mr Condous

Hon J L Hall

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon R G Kerin

Hon D C Kotz

Mr Lewis

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Mr Meier

Hon J K G Oswald

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon I F Evans (Teller)


 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 4 to 18 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 19 read.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon G M Gunn reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again on motion.

 

27      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Statutes Amendment (Transport Portfolio) Bill                           Message No 11

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Goods Securities Act 1986 and the Motor Vehicles Act 1959, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 8 November 2000                                         J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

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

 

28      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 11.56 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

         For Thursday 9 November 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Government Business

 

The Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Country Fires Act 1989.

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions

 

Hon R B Such to move – That this House requests the Treasurer to provide to the House a synoptic half yearly budget progress report, outlining any significant changes and trends which have arisen since the Budget was presented in May, to be tabled by the first sitting day in the next calendar year, providing that if the House is not sitting within one month of the end of the six month period, the report is to be forwarded to the Speaker who is required to distribute to all Members.

 

 

         For Wednesday 15 November 2000-11-09

 

Notice of Motion: Committee Reports

 

Mr Lewis to move – That the One Hundred and Thirty-Sixth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Lyell McEwen Health Service Redevelopment – Final Report be noted.

 

Mr Lewis to move – That the One Hundred and Thirty-Seventh Report of the Public Works Committee on the Salisbury Industrial Park – Stage 1 be noted.

 

Mr Lewis to move – That the One Hundred and Thirty-Eighth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Redevelopment – Final Report be noted.

 

Mr Lewis to move – That the One Hundred and Thirty-Ninth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Gomersal Road – Sturt Highway to Barossa Valley Way – Final Report be noted.

 

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Hon D C Wotton.

 

 

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

 

         Division No 1 -

               Ayes - Hon J W Olsen, Hon D C Wotton

               Noes - Hon M D Rann, Ms White

 

         Division No 2 -

               Ayes - Hon M D Rann, Ms White

               Noes - Hon J W Olsen, Hon D C Wotton

 

         Division No 3 -

               Ayes - Hon J W Olsen, Hon D C Wotton

               Noes - Hon M D Rann, Ms White

 

         Division No 4 -

               Ayes - Hon M D Rann, Ms White

               Noes - Hon J W Olsen, Hon D C Wotton

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY