No. 12

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                       THURSDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 1994

 

 

 1         Meeting of House

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

 

 2        Dentists (Clinical Dental Technicians) Amendment Bill

                  Mr Atkinson, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Dentists Act 1984.

                  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 Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 13 October.

 

 3        Economic and Finance Committee - Report

                  Mr Becker, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Tenth Report of the Economic and Finance Committee (Annual Report) be noted.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

 4        Daylight Saving (Prescribed Period) 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.


                  House divided (No. 1):

 

                                                Ayes, 11.

                              Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

                              Mr Atkinson

                              Mr Clarke

                              Mr De Laine

                              Mr Foley

                              Ms Geraghty

                              Ms Hurley

                              Mr Quirke

                              Hon. M.D. Rann

                              Ms Stevens

                              Hon. F.T. Blevins (Teller)

                  Noes, 28.

Hon. H. Allison

Hon. M.H. Armitage

Mr Ashenden

Hon. S.J. Baker

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Buckby

Mr Caudell

Mr Condous

Mr Cummins

Mr Evans

Ms Hall

Mr Kerin

Mrs Kotz

Mr Leggett

Mr Lewis

Hon. W.A. Matthew

Mr Meier

Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

Ms Penfold

Ms Rosenberg

Mr Rossi

Mr Scalzi

Hon. R.B. Such

Mr Wade

Hon. G.A. Ingerson (Teller)

 

                  So it passed in the negative.

 

 5        Suspension of Sessional Orders

                  The Minister for Tourism (Hon. G.A. Ingerson), without notice, moved - That Sessional Orders be so far suspended as to enable Notices of Motion:  Other Motions to be postponed until Orders of the Day:  Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations are disposed of.

                  Question put.


                  House divided (No. 2):

 

                                          Noes, 11.

                              Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

                              Mr Atkinson

                              Hon. F.T. Blevins

                              Mr Clarke

                              Mr De Laine

                              Mr Foley

                              Ms Geraghty

                              Ms Hurley

                              Hon. M.D. Rann

                              Ms Stevens

                              Mr Quirke (Teller)

                  Ayes, 27.

Hon. H. Allison

Hon. M.H. Armitage

Mr Ashenden

Hon. S.J. Baker

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Buckby

Mr Caudell

Mr Condous

Mr Cummins

Mr Evans

Ms Hall

Mr Kerin

Mrs Kotz

Mr Leggett

Mr Lewis

Hon. W.A. Matthew

Mr Meier

Ms Penfold

Ms Rosenberg

Mr Rossi

Mr Scalzi

Hon. R.B. Such

Mr Wade

Hon. G.A. Ingerson (Teller)

 

 

 

                  So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

 6        Shop Trading Hours Act (Exemptions) 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.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr DeLaine , that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 13 October.

 

 7          Easter (Repeal) 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.

                                                                                                Title agreed to.

 

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                  The House having resumed:

                  Hon. H. Allison reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

                  Bill read a third time and passed.

 


 8        Lottery and Gaming (Two up on Anzac Day) 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.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr DeLaine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 13 October.

 

 9        Legislative Review Committee - Interim Report - Motion to note

                  Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion - That the Interim Report of the Committee relating to Citizen Initiated Referenda be noted.

                  Debate resumed.

                  Question put and passed.

 

10       Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions Nos 1 to 5 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion:  Other Motions No. 6.

 

11        Australian Commonwealth Games Team - Motion re

                  Hon. J.K.G. Oswald, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House notes the outstanding achievements of the Australian Commonwealth Games Team, in particular the South Australian athletes, and congratulates them on their performance in winning a record 182 medals in Victoria, Canada.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

12       Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions No. 1 be postponed and be taken into consideration on Thursday 13 October.

 

13       Native Title - Motion re

                  Mr Clarke, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House condemns the Federal Leader of the Opposition, Mr Downer for his recent suggestion that a future Federal Liberal Government would repeal the Commonwealth Native Title Act and calls on the Premier to urge his Federal Parliamentary colleagues in their review of their Party's policy on Aboriginal Affairs, to accept that the maintenance of the Native Title Act is absolutely essential to the process of reconciliation between black and white Australians.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 13 October.

 

14       Answer to a question

                  An answer to a question without notice was tabled by the Speaker.

 

15       Environment, Resources and Development Committee - Report

                  Mrs Kotz brought up the Fifth Report, 1994 (Second Session), of the Committee relating to Supplementary Development Plans, amendments to Development Plans.

                  Report received.

 

16       Questions

                  Questions without notice were asked.

                  Ordered - That the period for asking questions without notice be extended by five minutes.

                  Questions without notice resumed.

 

17        Grievance debate

                  The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 


18       Aboriginal Reconciliation, Council for - Motion re

                  The Premier, pursuant to notice, moved - That the House-

                  (a)     notes that in 1991 the Parliament of the Commonwealth unanimously enacted the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation Act 1991 to promote a process of reconciliation between the indigenous and wider Australian communities;

                  (b)     supports the concept of constructive reconciliation between indigenous and wider Australian communities, and

                  (c)     in acknowledgment of this support, adopts the vision of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation, namely, `a united Australia which respects this land of ours; values the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage; and provides justice and equity for all' as a vision shared by this House.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

19       Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

            South Australian Office of Financial Supervision (Register of

                    Financial Interests) Amendment Bill                                                                                               Message No. 10

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the South Australian Office of Financial Supervision Act 1992, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                  Legislative Council, 8 September 1994                                                                                               H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

                  Bill read a first time.

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

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 11 October.

 

20       Real Property (Variation and Extinguishment of Easements) 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.

 

            Suspension of Standing Orders - Motion for Lapsed

                  Hon. M.D. Rann, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable this Bill to be referred to a Select Committee.

                  There not being present an absolute majority of the whole number of the Members of the House the motion for suspension lapsed.

 

                                                                                      In Committee

                                                                                                Clause No. 1 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 2 read.

                  Hon. F.T. Blevins moved on page 1, line 14, to leave out the words "a day to be fixed by proclamation" and insert in lieu thereof "1 January 1995".

                  Question put.


                  Committee divided (No. 3):

 

                                          Ayes, 10.

                              Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

                              Mr Atkinson

                              Mr Clarke

                              Mr De Laine

                              Mr Foley

                              Ms Geraghty

                              Ms Hurley

                              Mr Quirke

                              Hon. M.D. Rann

                              Hon. F.T. Blevins (Teller)

                  Noes, 25.

Hon. M.H. Armitage

Mr Ashenden

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Buckby

Mr Caudell

Mr Evans

Ms Hall

Hon. G.A. Ingerson

Mr Kerin

Mrs Kotz

Mr Leggett

Mr Lewis

Hon. W.A. Matthew

Mr Meier

Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

Ms Penfold

Ms Rosenberg

Mr Rossi

Mr Scalzi

Hon. R.B. Such

Mr Wade

Hon. S.J. Baker (Teller)

 

                  So it passed in the negative.

                                                                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 3 read.

 

                  To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

                  The House having resumed:

                  Hon. H. Allison 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.

 

21       Extension of sitting

                  The Treasurer moved - That the sitting of the House be extended beyond 6.00 p.m.

                  Question put and passed.

 

22       Real Property (Variation and Extinguishment of Easements) Amendment Bill

                  Ordered - That further consideration in Committee of this Bill be now resumed.

 

                                                                                      In Committee

                                                                                                Clause No. 3 further considered and agreed to.

                                                                                                Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

                  The House having resumed:

                  Hon. H. Allison reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

                  Bill read a third time and passed.

 

23       Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

            The Flinders University of South Australian (Convocation)

                    Amendment Bill                                                                                                                                                                Message No. 11

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Flinders University of South Australia Act 1966, without any amendment.

                  Legislative Council, 8 September 1994                                                                                               H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

24       Next day of sitting

                  The Deputy Premier moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until Tuesday 11 October at 2.00 p.m.

 

25       Adjournment

                  House adjourned at 6.07 p.m. until Tuesday 11 October at 2.00 p.m.

 

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                                                                 MOTIONS WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

                  For Thursday 13 October 1994

                    Notices of Motion:  Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations-

 

                  Mrs Kotz to move - That the Fifth Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee on Supplementary Development Plans (Amendments to Development Plan) be noted.

 

                  Hon. M.D. Rann to move - That the Statutes Amendment (Notice of Closure of Educational Institutions) Bill 1994 be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill, pursuant to the Constitution Act 1934.

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                  Present during the day - All Members except Mr Andrew, Hon. D.S. Baker, Ms Grieg, Mr Venning and Hon. D.C. Wotton.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY