No 15

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 6 JUNE 2002

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       Barossa Music Festival - Motion re

Mr Venning, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House supports the internationally acclaimed Barossa Music Festival which has provided millions of dollars of economic benefit and spin off for the Barossa and its surrounding regions and calls on the Government to reconsider its decision to cancel Government funding, without providing appropriate consultation and time for the Festival Board to refocus the Festival or to find alternative long term funding.

         Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Ciccarello, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 11 July 2002.

 

3       Economy of South Australia - Motion re

Mr Brokenshire, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the South Australian community, business and the former Liberal Government for their efforts over the past eight years to reposition South Australia to presently be one of the strongest economies in Australia.

         Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 11 July 2002.

 

4       Mitsubishi and Mitsubishi Workers - Motion re

Mr Brokenshire, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi workers and all those involved in the successful outcome for Mitsubishi with respect to the building of new models in 2005.

         Debate ensued.

Ordered, on motion of Ms Thompson, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 11 July 2002.

        

5       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions Nos 4 and 5 be postponed until Thursday 11 July 2002.

 

6       Rowers - 2001 World Rowing Championships - Motion re

Ms Ciccarello, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates SA Sports Institute rowers Josephine Francou, Sally Causby, Amber Halliday and New South Wales Scholarship holder Catriona Roach for their victory in the Women’s Lightweight Quad Scull event at the 2001 World Rowing Championships in Switzerland.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

        


 

7       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 7 to be postponed until Thursday 11 July 2002.

 

8       National Asian Languages Program - Motion re

Mr Caica, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House condemns the Federal Government for discontinuing funding for the National Asian Languages and Studies in Australian Schools Program from the end of 2002.

         Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of Dr McFetridge, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 11 July 2002.

 

9       Southern Youth Week Festival - Motion re

Ms Thompson, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move - That this House congratulates the City of Onkaparinga and the Southern Youth Exchange on showcasing the talents of the youth of the South through another highly successful Southern Youth Week Festival.

 

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It being 1.00 pm, the motion was adjourned (Ms Thompson, by leave) and made an Order of the Day for Thursday 11 July.

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10      Answers to questions

Answers to questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

11      Speaker's Statement – Members’ Travel Reports

The Speaker made the following statement:

The Speaker advised that Members’ Travel Reports shall from this date be published on the Parliament internet site.

 

12      Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

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

               Knives in or Near Licensed Premises at Night – Public Discussion Paper

 

         By the Minister for Police (Hon P F Conlon):

Police Officers assigned to Inquiry into Member for Hammond – Memos - Minister for Police - Commissioner of Police.

 

13      Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

14      Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

15      Next day of sitting

The Attorney-General moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until Monday 8 July at 2.00 pm.

         Question put and passed.

 

16      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No. 1 be postponed until Monday 8 July 2002.


 

17      Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition) (Referendum) 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.

 

18      Extension of time for adjournment

The Attorney-General moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 5.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

19      Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition) (Referendum) Amendment Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mrs Redmond, that the debate be further adjourned until Monday 8 July 2002.

 

20      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Supply Bill                                                                                  Message No 13

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the financial year ending on 30 June 2003, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 6 June 2002                                                 R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

21      Adjournment

House adjourned at 5.52 pm until Monday 8 July at 2.00pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Thursday 11 July 2002

 

Notices of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Hon M R Buckby to move – That this House welcomes the announcement by NWS Channel 9 to extend the popular series Macleod’s Daughters to a third season, notes that the series has been sold to international networks and provides significant economic benefits to the Gawler and District communities and for the film crews and artists of South Australia.

 

For Wednesday 10 July 2002

 

Notices of Motion: Bills/ Committees/ Regulations-

 

Mr Brokenshire to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Summary Offences Act 1983 and to make consequential amendments to the South Australian Motor Sport Act 1984.

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Mrs Hall and Mr Koutsantonis.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                    Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                                    SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

ACTING CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY