No. 16

 

                  VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                         OF THE

 

                    HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                                            TUESDAY 13 OCTOBER 1992

 

 

 1             Meeting of House

                The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. N.T. Peterson) took the

                    Chair and read prayers.

 

 2             Petitions Nos 68 to 72

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

 

                68      The Minister of Primary Industries (Hon. T.R. Groom) from 44 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to ban the use of monofilament gill nets.

 

                69      Mr Atkinson, from 443 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government not to transfer responsibility for schools from the Education Department to school councils.

 

                70      Hon. T.H. Hemmings, from 517 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to maintain Smithfield Plains High School as a years 8 - 12 school.

 

                71      Mrs Kotz, from 39 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to employ more teachers per student enrolment.

 

                72      Mrs Kotz, from 123 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to maintain the 24 hour service at the Tea Tree Gully Police Sub-station.

 

 3             Answers to questions

                Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 56, 59 and 129 and questions without notice                              were tabled by the Speaker.

 

 4             Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

                By the Treasurer (Hon. F.T. Blevins) -

                    Friendly Societies Act 1991 - General Laws - Lifeplan Community Services and                                  Manchester Unity Friendly Society.

                    Casino Supervisory Authority - Inquiry into the Operation of the Licensed Casino and                                   Current Role of Genting (South Australia) Pty Ltd.

 

 

 

                By the Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations

                    (Hon. G.J. Crafter) -

                    Court Services Department - Report, 1991-92.

                    Department of Housing and Construction - Report, 1991-92.

 

                By the Minister of Environment and Land Management (Hon. M.K. Mayes) -

                    Adelaide Festival Centre Trust - Report, 1991-92.

                    Department for the Arts and Cultural Heritage - Report, 1991-92.

 

                By the Minister of Education, Employment and Training (Hon. S.M. Lenehan) -

                    The University of Adelaide - Report, 1991.

 

                By the Minister of Business and Regional Development (Hon. M.D. Rann) -

                    Department of Industry, Trade and Technology - Report, 1991-92.

                    Office of Transport Policy and Planning - Report, 1991-92.

                    Technology Development Corporation - Report, 1991-92.

                    Lease of Department of Road Transport Properties, 1991-92.

 

                By the Minister of Health, Family and Community Services (Hon. M.J. Evans) -

                    Medical Board of South Australia - Report, 1991-92.

 

 5             Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

 6             Grievance debate

                The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

 7             Joint Parliamentary Service Committee - Substitution of alternate Member

                The Deputy Premier (Hon. F.T. Blevins), by leave, moved - That Mr Ferguson be appointed to the Joint Parliamentary Service Committee as an alternate Member to Mr Speaker in place of Hon. M.J. Evans.

                Question put and passed.

 

 8             Joint Committee on Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation System (WorkCover) -    Substitution of Member

                The Deputy Premier, by leave, moved - That Mr Heron be appointed to the Joint Committee on Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation System (WorkCover) in place of Hon. M.J. Evans.

                Question put and passed.

 

 9             Select Committee on Primary and Secondary Education - Substitution of Member

                The Deputy Premier, by leave, moved - That Mr Quirke be appointed to the Select Committee on Primary and Secondary Education in place of Hon. M.J. Evans.

                Question put and passed.

 

10           Appropriation Bill - Estimates Committees A and B - Motion to note Reports

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the proposed                            expenditures referred to Estimates Committees A and B be agreed to.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

                The Deputy Premier moved - That the remainder of the Bill be agreed to.

                Question put and passed.

 

 

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

11           Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Criminal Law Consolidation (Application of Criminal Law)

                    Amendment Bill                                                                              Message No. 22

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 13 October 1992                                                                G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

               

                Bill read a first time.

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

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

                Police Superannuation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill                          Message No. 23

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled                       an Act to amend the Police Superannuation Act 1990, without any amendment.

                Legislative Council, 13 October 1992                                                                G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                Acts Interpretation (Australia Acts) Amendment Bill                                Message No. 24

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Acts Interpretation Act 1915, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 13 October 1992                                                                G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                Bill read a first time.

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

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

12           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) Nos 2 to 4 be postponed and                      taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 5.

 

13           Business Franchise (Petroleum Products) (Fees) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Business                            Franchise (Petroleum Products) (Fees) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

 

14           Extension of time for adjournment

                The Minister of Primary Industries moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of                    the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

                Question put and passed.

 

15           Business Franchise (Petroleum Products) (Fees) Amendment Bill

                Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

                Question put.


                House divided (No. 1):

                         Ayes, 21.                                           Noes, 21.

            Mr Atkinson

            Hon. J.C. Bannon

            Hon. G.J. Crafter

            Mr De Laine

            Hon. M.J. Evans

            Mr Ferguson

            Hon. R.J. Gregory

            Hon. T.R. Groom

            Mr Hamilton

            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

            Hon. F.T. Blevins (Teller)

Hon. H. Allison

Dr Armitage

Hon. P.B. Arnold

Mr D.S. Baker

Mr Becker

Mr Blacker

Mr Brindal

Hon. D.C. Brown

Hon. J.L. Cashmore

Hon. B.C. Eastick

Mr Gunn

Mr Ingerson

Mr Lewis

Mr Matthew

Mr Meier

Mr Olsen

Mr Oswald

Mr Such

Mr Venning

Hon. D.C. Wotton

Mr S.J. Baker (Teller)


                Casting Vote

                The number of Ayes and Noes being equal, the Speaker gave his casting vote for the Ayes.

                So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

                Bill read a second time.

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                             Clause No. 1 agreed to.

                                                             Clause No. 2 read.

 

                To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

                                                                                                                         

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr Ferguson 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 tomorrow.

 

16           Adjournment

                House adjourned at 11.59 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

                                                                                                                        

 

                                                               MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Wednesday 14 October 1992

                    Notices of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Treasurer to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Benefit Associations Act 1958, the Construction Industry Long Service Leave Act 1987, the Judges' Pensions Act 1971, the Motor Vehicles Act 1959, the Parliamentary Superannuation Act 1974, the Police Superannuation Act 1990, the Superannuation Act 1988 and the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986.

 

The Treasurer to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Friendly Societies Act               1992.

 

                Notice of Motion: Committees/Regulations -                                

 

Mr S.J. Baker to move - That this House requests that the Economic and Finance Committee review executive structures and executive salaries of statutory authorities to determine their appropriateness and in particular, review the number of executives and their remuneration within the State Bank.

 

                Notices of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mr Ferguson to move - That this House notes the concerns of the leaders of Australia's Churches that the    Goods and Services Tax will discriminate against the disadvantaged in our society.

 

Mr Becker to move - That this House instructs the Minister of Education not to approve the recommendation by the Western Region Children's Services Office to close the Kurralta Park Community Kindergarten.

 

For Thursday 15 October 1992

                Notices of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Minister of Labour Relations and Occupational Health and Safety to move - That he have leave to introduce         a Bill for an Act to amend the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986.

 

The Minister of Labour Relations and Occupational Health and Safety to move - That he have leave to introduce         a Bill for an Act to amend the Construction Industry Long Service Leave Act 1987.

 

The Minister of Labour Relations and Occupational Health and Safety to move - That he have leave to introduce         a Bill for an Act to amend the Dangerous Substances Act 1979.

 

For Wednesday 21 October 1992

                Notices of Motion: Other Motion -

 

Mr Becker to move - That this House congratulates Sydney and supports its bid for the year 2000 Olympic    Games.

 

For Wednesday 28 October 1992

                Notices of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mr Becker to move - That this House reaffirms its decision of 22 March 1978 when it carried the following motion moved by the then Member for Morphett, now the Minister of Primary Industries, "That this House commends the State Government for continually refusing to permit extensions of the Adelaide Airport beyond its present boundaries and for its insistence that the present flying time curfew be retained and obeyed."

 

Mr Becker to move - That this House calls on the Government to peg all executive salaries and packages of   Government department and statutory authority employees exceeding $150 000 per annum.

 

 

                                                                                                                         

 

 

 

 

 

 

Present during the day - All the Members except Hon. J.H.C. Klunder and Mrs Kotz.           

 

 

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

 

                Division No. 1 -         

                    Ayes - Hon. L.M.F. Arnold and Hon. J.H.C. Klunder.

                    Noes - Mr S.G. Evans and Mrs Kotz.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY