No 17

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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MONDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2003

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       Petitions Nos 25 and 26

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

 

25   The Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon J D Hill),  from 321 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to reject the Motor Vehicles (Roadworthiness Inspection Scheme) Amendment Bill and retain the system of random road checks.

 

26   Mr Rau, from 121 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to establish a children’s crossing to the east of the Main North Road and Regency Road intersection, immediately in front of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College.

 

3       Papers

         The Speaker laid on the Table the following reports:

 

               Employee Ombudsman, Office of – Report 2002-2003

      Joint Parliamentary Service – Report 2002-2003

      City of Charles Sturt – Report 2002-2003 – Pursuant to Section 131 of the Local Government Act 1999

               Constitutional Convention – Final Report – September 2003.

 

4       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 7, 8, 25, 30, 59, 61, 73, 78, 82, 122, 126, 131, 146, 162 and 175 and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

5       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Premier (Hon M D Rann) –

Capital City Committee – Adelaide – Report 2002-2003

Chief Magistrate and Deputy Chief Magistrate Salary Review - Determination and Report of the Remuneration Tribunal

Public Employment, Office for the Commissioner for - SA Public Sector Workforce Information at June 2003

Social Development Committee's Poverty Inquiry Report – South Australian Government Response.

 

6       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

 

7       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

8       Environment, Resources and Development Committee                          Message No 16

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council informs the House of Assembly that it has appointed the Hon G Gago to the Environment, Resources and Development Committee in place of the Hon J Gazzola, resigned.

         Legislative Council, 10 November 2003                                            R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

9       Report of the Auditor-General - Motion re

The Minister for Industry, Trade and Regional Development (Hon R J McEwen), having by leave amended the motion of which notice had been given, moved – That Standing Orders be and remain so far suspended as to enable the Report of the Auditor-General to be referred to a Committee of the whole House and for Ministers to be examined on matters contained in the papers in accordance with the following timetable –

Tuesday 11 November 2003

Approx.

7:30pm    Attorney-General, Minister for Justice, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Minister for Multicultural Affairs (30 minutes)

8:00pm    Minister for Environment and Conservation, Minister for the River Murray, Minister for the Southern Suburbs, Minister Assisting the Premier in the Arts (30 minutes)

Wednesday 12 November 2003

Approx.

7:30pm    Premier, Minister for Economic Development; Minister for the Arts, Minister for Volunteers (30 minutes)

8.00pm    Minister for Infrastructure, Minister for Energy, Minister for Emergency Services (30 minutes)

8.30pm    Minister for Urban Development and Planning, Minister for Administrative Service, Minister for Gambling (30 minutes)

9:00pm    Minister for Education and Children’s Services (30 minutes)

9:30pm    Minister for Social Justice, Minister for Housing, Minister for Youth, Minister for the Status of Women (30 minutes)

10:00pm  Minister for Transport, Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (30 minutes)

10:30pm  Minister for Industry, Trade and Regional Development, Minister for Small Business, Minister for Local Government, Minister for Forests (30 minutes)

Thursday 13 November 2003

Approx.

4:00pm    Deputy Premier, Treasurer, Minister Assisting the Premier in Economic Development, Minister for Police, Minister for Federal/State Relations  (45 minutes)

4:45pm    Minister for Tourism, Minister for Science & Information Economy, Minister for Employment, Training & Further Education (30 minutes)

5:15pm    Minister for Health, Minister Assisting the Premier in Social Inclusion (30 minutes).

Question put and passed.

 

10      Select Committee on Cemetery Provisions of the Local Government Act - Extension of time

Order of the Day read for the Report of the Select Committee on the Cemetery Provisions of the Local Government Act to be brought up.

Hon R B Such moved - That the time for bringing up the Report be extended until Monday 24 November 2003.

Question put and passed.

 

11      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 4.

 

12      Education (Materials and Services Charges) Amendment Bill

         Order of the Day read for the further consideration in Committee of this Bill.

 

In Committee

Clauses Nos 2 and 3 agreed to.

New clause No 3A inserted.

Clause No 4 read.

 

Ms Chapman moved on page 4, after line 29 insert:—

   (12a)   The Director-General must make services available (free of charge) to school councils for the recovery of outstanding materials and services charges.

Question – That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

 

Ms Chapman moved on page 4, after line 37 insert:-

    (14)    This section will expire on 1 December 2005.

Question – That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

 

Clause No 4 otherwise amended and agreed to.

Clauses Nos 5 to 7 agreed to.

Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

13      University of Adelaide (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

Order of the Day read for the consideration of the amendments of the Legislative Council in this Bill.

 

In Committee

Resolved – That the amendments be agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

14      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Southern State Superannuation (Visiting Medical Officers) Amendment Bill

                                                                                                                        Message No 17

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Southern State Superannuation Act 1994 and to repeal the Superannuation (Visiting Medical Officers) Act 1993, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 10 November 2003                                            R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

         Ordered - That second reading be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

         Statutes Amendment (Division of Superannuation Interests Under Family Law Act) Bill

Message No 18

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Judges’ Pensions Act 1971, the Parliamentary Superannuation Act 1974, the Police Superannuation Act 1990, the Southern State Superannuation Act 1994 and the Superannuation Act 1988, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 10 November 2003                                            R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

 

15      Survey (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

         Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.

         The Minister for Urban Development and Planning (Hon J W Weatherill), moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

Clauses Nos 1 to 21 agreed to.

 

The Minister for Urban Development and Planning moved, on page 8, after line 35 to insert a new clause as follows:

21A—Amendment of section 51—Surveys within Confused Boundary Area

Section 51—after subsection (12) insert:

   (12a)   No compensation is payable by any person as a result of land boundaries determined under this section.

Question – That new clause No 21A be inserted – put.

 

         Committee divided (No 1):

 

           Ayes, 22

           Noes, 19

 

Hon M J Atkinson

Mr Brindal

Ms Bedford

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Caica

Hon D C Brown

Ms Ciccarello

Hon M R Buckby

Hon P F Conlon

Hon I F Evans

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon J D Hill

Mrs Hall

Hon S W Key

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Mr Koutsantonis

Mr Hanna

Hon J D Lomax-Smith

Hon R G Kerin

Hon I P Lewis

Ms Maywald

Hon R J McEwen

Dr McFetridge

Mr O'Brien

Mr Meier

Ms Rankine

Mrs Penfold

Hon M D Rann

Mrs Redmond

Mr Rau

Mr Scalzi

Mr Snelling

Mr Venning

Hon L Stevens

Mr Williams

Ms Thompson

Hon D C Kotz (Teller)

Hon P L White

 

Hon M J Wright

 

Hon J W Weatherill (Teller)

 

 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Clauses Nos 22 and 23 agreed to.

Schedules Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with an amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

16      Adjournment

The Minister for Urban Development and Planning, moved - That the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

House adjourned at 5.53 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Tuesday 11 November 2003

 

Notices of Motion: Government Business –

 

The Minister for Emergency Services (Hon P F Conlon), to move That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Country Fires Act 1989 and the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service Act 1936.

 

The Minister for Environment and Conservation to move  That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to establish a statutory corporation, Zero Waste SA, with the function of reforming waste management in the State; to amend the Environment Protection Act 1993; and for other purposes.

 

The Minister for Environment and Conservation to move That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the National Environment Protection Council (South Australia) Act 1995.

 

            For Thursday 13 November 2003

 

Notices of Motion: Other Motions –

 

Dr McFetridge to move – That this House urges the Minister for Transport to investigate extending the Glenelg tram line to Holdfast Shores, the Adelaide Railway Station and North Terrace precinct, and  preferably to North Adelaide.

 

Mrs Penfold to move – That this House congratulates Mr Tony Santic and his team for the fantastic win by Makybe Diva in the 2003 Melbourne Cup.

 

Dr McFetridge to move – That this House urges all South Australians considering any form of reverse mortgage to seek financial advice from a registered financial planner beforehand.

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Ms Breuer.

 

         The following Pair was handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

         Division No 1 -

               Ayes - Ms Breuer and the Deputy Premier (Hon K O Foley)

               Noes -Hon G M Gunn and Hon W A Matthew.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY