No. 13

 

 

 

                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                            OF THE

 

                       HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

 

                                                                        THURSDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 1992

 

 

 1             Meeting of House

                The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Deputy Speaker (Mr M.J. Evans) took the                   Chair and read prayers.

 

 2             Estimates Committees - Motion for attendance of Legislative

                    Council Ministers

                The Deputy Premier (Hon. F.T. Blevins), pursuant to notice, moved - That a Message be sent to the Leislative Council requesting that the Attorney-General (Hon.C.J. Sumner), the Minister of Tourism (Hon.B.J. Wiese) and the Minister for the Arts and Cultural Heritage (Hon.J.A.W. Levy), Members of the Legislative Council, be permitted to attend and give evidence before the Estimates Committees of the House of Assembly on the

                    Appropriation Bill.

                Question put and passed.

 

3              Appropriation Bill

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

                    Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

                The Deputy Premier moved - That the Bill be referred to Estimates Committees.

                Mr Groom moved after the words "Estimates Committees", to insert the following words:

                    "but this House is of the view that for future years consideration should be given to

                    referring the annual State Budget to the Standing Committees established under the

                    Parliamentary Committees Act for examination and report".

                Question put.


 

                House divided (No.1):

                      Ayes,21.       Noes,19.

            Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

            Mr Atkinson

            Hon. J.C. Bannon

            Mr Blacker

            Hon. F.T. Blevins

            Hon. G.J. Crafter

            Mr De Laine

            Mr Ferguson

            Hon. R.J. Gregory

            Hon. T.H. Hemmings

            Mr Heron

            Mr Holloway

            Hon. D.J. Hopgood

            Mrs Hutchison

            Hon. S.M. Lenehan

            Mr McKee

            Hon. M.K. Mayes

            Mr Quirke

            Hon. M.D. Rann

            Hon. J.P. Trainer

            Mr Groom (Teller)

Hon. H. Allison

Dr Armitage

Mr D.S. Baker

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Hon. D.C. Brown

Hon. J.L. Cashmore

Hon. B.C. Eastick

Mr S.G. Evans

Mr Ingerson

Mrs Kotz

Mr Lewis

Mr Meier

Mr Olsen

Mr Oswald

Mr Such

Mr Venning

Hon. D.C. Wotton

Mr S.J. Baker (Teller)

                So it was resolved in the affirmative.

                Question - That the motion, as amended, be agreed to - put and passed.

 

                Grievance debate

                The Deputy Premier moved - That the House note grievances.

                Debate ensued.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Such, by leave, that the debate be adjourned and resumed on                     motion.

 

4              Petitions Nos 49 to 57

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

 

                49      The Minister of Health (Hon. D.J. Hopgood), from 21 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to provide adequate services to the intellectually disabled.

 

                50      The Minister of Labour (Hon. R.J. Gregory), from 368 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to install a pedestrian crossing at Golden Grove Road near Park Lake Drive, Wynn Vale.

 

                51 and 52   Messrs S.G. Evans and Such, from 828 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to lower the age to 16 years at which a person is treated as an adult in criminal matters.

 

                53      Mr S.G. Evans, from 24 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge                  the Government to revert to the previous water-rating system.

 

                54      Mr S.G. Evans, from 55 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government not to introduce gaming machines into hotels and clubs.

 

 

                55      Mr S.G. Evans, from 80 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government to reopen the Blackwood Police Station.

 

                56      Mr S.G. Evans, from 8 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government not to close the Blackwood Ambulance Service and to support volunteer

                    involvement in the ambulance service.

 

                57      Mr Such, from 7 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government to introduce educational strategies with regard to social behaviour

                    of children.

 

 5             Legislative Review Committee - Minutes of Evidence

                Mr McKee brought up the Minutes of Evidence given before the Legislative Review

                    Committee on Regulations under the District, Magistrates and Supreme Court Acts regarding Court Transcript Fees.

                Minutes received.

 

 6             Next day of sitting

                The Deputy Premier moved - That the House, at its rising, adjourn until Wednesday

                    7 October at 2.00 p.m.

                Question put and passed.

 

 7             Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

 8             Grievance debate

                The Deputy Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

 9             Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Estimates Committees - Leave for Ministers to attend                                Message No. 17

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has given leave to the Attorney-General (Hon.

                C.J. Sumner), the Minister of Tourism (Hon. B.J. Wiese) and the Minister for the Arts and Cultural Heritage (Hon. J.A.W. Levy) to attend and give evidence before the Estimates Committees of the House of Assembly on the Appropriation Bill, if they think fit.

                Legislative Council, 10 September 1992                                                           G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

10           Appropriation Bill - Grievance debate

                Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the House note grievances -                    be now resumed.

                Debate resumed.

 

11           Extension of sitting

                The Minister of Housing and Construction (Hon.M.K. Mayes) moved - That the sitting of the House be extended beyond 6.00 p.m.

                Question put and passed.

 

12           Appropriation Bill - Grievance debate

                Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

 

 

 

                The Deputy Premier moved - That the proposed expenditures for the departments and

                    services contained in the Appropriation Bill be referred to Estimates Committees A and B for examination and report by Wednesday 7 October in accordance with the timetables as follow:

                                                                              ESTIMATES COMMITTEE A

 

Tuesday 15 September at 11.00 a.m.

 

Minister of Employment and Further Education, Minister of Youth Affairs, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, Minister Assisting the Minister of Ethnic Affairs

 

Employment and Technical and Further Education

Minister of Employment and Further Education,

 Minister of Youth Affairs, Minister of Aboriginal

 Affairs and Minister Assisting the

 Minister of Ethnic Affairs, Miscellaneous

 

Wednesday 16 September at 11.00 a.m.

 

Treasurer

Premier, Minister of State Development, Legislature

 

Treasury

Treasurer, Miscellaneous

Legislative Council

House of Assembly

Joint Parliamentary Service                                                                                                               

State Governor's Establishment

Premier and Cabinet

Premier and Minister of State Development, Miscellaneous

 

Thursday 17 September at 11.00 a.m.

 

Minister of Emergency Services, Minister of Mines and Energy, Minister of Forests

 

Police

Minister of Emergency Services, Miscellaneous

Mines and Energy

 

Friday 18 September at 9.30 a.m.

 

Minister of Education, Minister of Children's Services

 

Education

Minister of Education, Miscellaneous

Children's Services Office

 

Tuesday 22 September at 11.00 a.m.

 

Minister of Transport, Minister of Correctional Services

 

Office of Transport Policy and Planning

Road Transport

State Transport Authority

Correctional Services

 

 

Wednesday 23 September at 11.00 a.m.

 

Minister of Health, Minister of Family and Community Services, Minister for the Aged

 

South Australian Health Commission

Family and Community Services

 

Thursday 24 September at 11.00 a.m.

 

Minister of Housing and Construction, Minister of Public Works, Minister of Recreation and Sport

 

Housing and Construction

South Australian Housing Trust

Minister of Housing and Construction and Minister of Public Works, Miscellaneous Recreation and Sport

 

                                                                            ESTIMATES COMMITTEES B

 

Tuesday 15 September at 11.00 a.m.

 

Minister of Industry, Trade and Technology, Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Fisheries, Minister of Ethnic Affairs

 

Industry, Trade and Technology

Minister of Industry, Trade and Technology, Miscellaneous

Agriculture

Minister of Agriculture, Miscellaneous

Fisheries

Office of Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs

 

Wednesday 16 September at 11.00 a.m.

 

Minister for Environment and Planning, Minister of Water Resources, Minister of Lands

 

Environment and Planning         Lands

Minister for Environment and Planning, Miscellaneous                               Auditor-General's

Engineering and Water Supply  Minister of Lands, Miscellaneous

Minister of Water Resources, Miscellaneous

 

Thursday 17 September at 11.00 a.m.

 

Minister for the Arts & Cultural Heritage, Minister for Local Government Relations, Minister of State Services

 

Arts and Cultural Heritage

State Services

Minister of State Services, Miscellaneous

 

Tuesday 22 September at 11.00 a.m.

 

Attorney-General, Minister of Corporate Affairs, Minister of Crime Prevention

 

Attorney-General's

Court Services

 

 

                Electoral

                Attorney-General and Minister for Crime Prevention, Miscellaneous

 

                Wednesday 23 September at 11.00 a.m.

 

                Minister of Labour, Minister of Occupational Health and Safety, Minister of Marine

 

                Labour

                Minister of Labour and Minister of Occupational Health and Safety, Miscellaneous

                Marine and Harbors

 

                Thursday 24 September at 11.00 a.m.

 

                Minister of Tourism, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Minister of Small Business

 

                Tourism South Australia

                Minister of Tourism, Miscellaneous

                Public and Consumer Affairs

                Minister of Consumer Affairs and Minister of Small Business, Miscellaneous

 

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

                The Minister then moved - That Estimates Committee A be appointed, consisting of Hon. J.L.Cashmore and Messrs De Laine, Ferguson, Gunn, Hamilton, Heron and Such.

                Question put and passed.

                The Minister then moved - That Estimates Committee B be appointed consisting of

                    Mr Atkinson, Hon.D.C.Brown, Hon.T.H.Hemmings and Messrs McKee, Meier, Olsen and Quirke.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Suspension of Standing Orders

                Mr Groom, having, by leave, amended the contingent notice previously given, moved -That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable -

                    (a) the Committees to have power to send for papers and records;

                    (b)     the Committees to have power to inquire into the administration of any statutory authorities for which a Minister has any responsibility; and

                    (c) the Committees to ask for explanations on matters relating to Estimates of Receipts.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

13           Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Summary Procedure (Summary Protection Orders)

                    Amendment Bill                                                                              Message No.18

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

                    an Act to amend the Summary Procedure Act 1921, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 10 September 1992                                           G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                Bill read a first time.

                Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Wednesday 7 October.

 

 

 

 

 

                Expiation of Offences (Divisional Fees) Amendment Bill                            Message No.19

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

                    an Act to amend the Expiation of Offences Act 1987 and to make related amendments to the Acts Interpretation Act 1915, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 10 September 1992                                           G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                Bill read a first time.

                Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Wednesday 7 October.

 

                Statutes Amendment (Expiation of Offences) Bill                                                        Message No.20

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

                    an Act to amend the Business Franchise (Petroleum Products) Act 1979, the Commercial Motor Vehicles (Hours of Driving) Act 1973, the Dangerous Substances Act 1979, the Education Act 1972, the Explosives Act 1972, the Financial Institutions Duty Act 1983, the Food Act 1985, the Industrial Relations Act (S.A.) 1972, the Land Tax Act 1936, the Lifts and Cranes Act 1985, the Liquor Licensing Act 1985, the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972, the Noise Control Act 1976, the Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989, the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971, the Public and Environmental Health Act 1987, the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Services Act 1936, the Stamp Duties Act 1923, the Tobacco Products Control Act 1986, the Unclaimed Moneys Act 1891 and the Valuation of Land Act 1971, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 10 September 1992                                           G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                Bill read a first time.

                Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Wednesday 7 October.

 

                Liquor Licensing (Fees) Amendment Bill                                                                      Message No.21

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

                    an Act to amend the Liquor Licensing Act 1985, without any amendment.

                Legislative Council, 10 September 1992                                           G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

14           Adjournment

                House adjourned at 6.48 p.m. until Wednesday 7 October at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                               MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

For Wednesday 7 October 1992 -

                Notice of Motion: Committees/Regulations -

 

Hon. T.H. Hemmings to move - That the Regulations under the Real Property Act 1886 relating to

                    Transferable Title Rights made on 21 May and laid on the Table of this House on 6 August 1992, be disallowed.

 

                Notice of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mr Ferguson to move - That this House -

                (a)     supports the motor car industry in South Australia;

 

 

 

 

                (b)     views with concern the statement by the Managing Director of Mitsubishi Motors that Mitsubishi would walk away from a $100 million engine plant in South Austrlaia if a Coalition Government imposed its zero tariff policy;

                (c)     agrees that a zero tariff policy will destroy incentive to invest in the industry;

                (d)     calls upon all Members to support a call to the Coalition leaders to drop this anti development policy and to support the retention of jobs in the industry;  and

                (e)     calls upon the Leader of the Opposition to jointly sign a letter of protest with the Premier.

 

                                                                                                                         

 

Present during the day - All the Members except Hon. N.T. Peterson, Hon. P.B.Arnold, Mr                 Hamilton and Hon. J.H.C. Klunder.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                M.J. Evans

                                                                                                                                                DEPUTY SPEAKER

                                                                                                                               

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY