No 11

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 1 JUNE 2006

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       History Museum of South Australia - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the State Government to create a comprehensive History Museum of South Australia to showcase South Australia’s numerous social, political, economic and cultural achievements; many of which have been world firsts.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 June.

 

3       Electrified Light Rail Service - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the State Government to replace the existing suburban heavy rail diesel service with an expanded electrified light rail service as part of a much larger suburban network.

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Breuer, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 June.

 

4       Electoral Laws and Practices Review - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the State Government to establish an independent review, headed by a former judge, to consider and make recommendations for improving South Australia’s electoral laws and practices.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 June.

 

5       Men’s Health Issues - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the State and Federal Governments to give greater attention to research, screening and promotion of men's health issues, especially in relation to prostate cancer, in parallel with an increased focus on women's health issues, especially cervical and breast cancers.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 June.

 

6       ADSL Broadband - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on Federal, State and Local Governments to do all in their power to facilitate telecommunications infrastructure to residents in the Adelaide metropolitan area who are unable to connect to ADSL Broadband.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 June.

 

7       North Terrace Redevelopment - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the State Government and the City of Adelaide to ensure that any future redevelopment of North Terrace has a South Australian theme, including the planting of South Australian native trees, shrubs and grasses which will not damage our riverine systems, and which will support native bird life and water conservation.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 June.

 

8       Sesquicentenary of Parliament - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House acknowledges the contribution of former Members of Parliament and other contributors, to the achievements of the South Australian Parliament and in particular, acknowledges the 150th Anniversary of the Parliament.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 June.

 

9       Prisoner Work and Training Programs - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the State Government to implement policies and practices that require all prisoners to –

(a)           undertake appropriate and meaningful work; and

(b)           participate in productive training sessions, including basic literacy and numeracy programs.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Piccolo, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 June.

 

10      Professional Training - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the State and Federal Governments to ensure that more suitably qualified local students have the opportunity to train in various professions, including medicine, nursing, dentistry and pharmacy, as part of a wider commitment to enable all South Australians to be educated and trained to their full potential.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 June.

 

11      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Other Motions Nos 1 and 2 be postponed until Thursday 8 June.

 

12      Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 12.28 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 2.00 pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

13      Petition No 12

         The Acting Clerk announced that the following Member had lodged a Petition for presentation:

 

12   Hon L Stevens, from 93 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to install a larger, safer and more modern playground facility with amenities on the grounds at the corner of Yatala Vale Road and Panagari Drive.

 

14      Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Health (Hon J D Hill) -

Ministerial Statement – Mental Health

 

By the Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon J D Lomax-Smith) –

      Department of Education and Children's Services – Report 2005

      Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia – Report 2005.

 

15      Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

16      Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

17      Next day of sitting

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Health, that the House at its rising adjourn until Monday 5 June at 2.00 pm.

 

 

18      Social Development Committee Inquiry into the Link between Obesity and Fast Foods - Referral - Motion re

The Minister for Health (Hon J D Hill), pursuant to notice, moved - That this House requests that the Social Development Committee inquire into and report upon the link between obesity and fast foods, and in particular  

(a)     the recent trends in fast food and beverage consumption in South Australia;

(b)     the impact of fast foods on obesity and the health of South Australians;

(c)     the marketing of fast foods and its impact on particular groups, especially children; and

(d)     the measures, including regulatory, which can be taken to reduce any negative impact from fast foods at the Government, community, corporate and famly levels.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Venning, that the debate be adjourned until Monday 5 June.

 

19      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 1 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 2.

 

20      Environment, Resources and Development Court (Jurisdiction) 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.

 

21      Paper

         The following Paper was tabled:

 

         By the Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson) -

               Ministerial Statement – Wattle Range PAR.

 

22      Adjournment

The Attorney-General, moved - That the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

The House adjourned at 4.16 pm until Monday 5 June at 2.00 pm.

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Mr Goldsworthy.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Hon J J Snelling

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

Malcolm Lehman

ACTING CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY