No. 19

 

                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                            OF THE

 

                       HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                                            TUESDAY 20 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 79 to 81

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

 

                79      Mr Becker, from 151 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to maintain the curfew at Adelaide Airport.

 

                80      Mr Hamilton, from 38 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the                              Government to support the introduction of gaming machines.

 

                81      Hon. D.C. Wotton, from 53 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House                    urge the Government not to sell Beechwood Heritage Garden at Stirling.

 

 3             Answers to questions

                Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 107 and 155 were tabled by the Speaker.

 

 4             Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

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

                    (Hon. G.J. Crafter) -

                South Australian Co-operative Housing Authority-Report, 1991-92.

                State Electoral Department - Report, 1991-92.

                South Australian Housing Trust - Report, 1991-92.

                Racing Act 1976 - Rules - Greyhound Racing Board - Blinkers, Suspension and Maiden                      Status.

                Summary Offences Act 1953 - Road Block Establishment Authorisations - Nil Returns,                        1991-92.

                Supreme Court Act 1935 - Supreme Court Rules - Costings.

 

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

                South East Cultural Trust - Report, 1991-92.

                State Opera of South Australia - Report, 1991-92.

                State Theatre Company - Report, 1991-92.

 

 

 

 

                By the Minister of Labour Relations and Occupational Health and Safety (Hon. R.J.                             Gregory) representing the Minister of Public Infrastructure (Hon. J.H.C. Klunder) -

                South Eastern Drainage Board - Report, 1991-92.

 

                By the Minister of Labour Relations and Occupational Health and Safety -

                Construction Industry Long Service Leave Board - Report, 1991-92.

 

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

                Department of Road Transport - Report, 1991-92.

                Small Business Corporation of South Australia - Report, 1991-92.

                Harbors Act 1936 - General Regulations.

 

                By the Minister of Tourism (Hon. M.R. Rann) -

                Tourism South Australia - Report, 1991-92.

 

                By the Minister of State Services (Hon. M.D. Rann) -

                Central Linen Service - Report, 1991-92.

                State Clothing Corporation - Report, 1991-92.

                State Supply Board - Report, 1991-92.

 

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

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

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

                South Australian Health Commission - Report, 1991-92.

 

                By the Minister for the Aged (Hon. M.J. Evans) -

                Office of the Commissioner for the Ageing - Report, 1991-92.

 

                By the Minister of Primary Industries (Hon. T.R. Groom) -

                Metropolitan Milk Board - Report, 1991-92.

                South Australian Meat Hygiene Authority - Report, 1991-92.

                South Australian Timber Corporation - Report, 1991-92.

                Response to Environment Resources and Development Committee Report on Proposed Public Work of Construction of Facilities for Department of Agriculture on the Waite Campus of the University of Adelaide.

 

 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             Limitation of debate

                The Minister of Primary Industries moved - That the time allotted for completion of the:

                    Animal and Plant Control (Agricultural Protection and Other Purposes) (Immunity from                  Liability) Amendment Bill;

                    Fruit and Plant Protection Bill;

                    Botanic Gardens (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill;

                    Local Government (City of Adelaide Wards) Amendment Bill;

                    Ambulance Services Bill;

                    Supported Residential Facilities Bill;

                    Police (Police Aides) Amendment Bill;

                    Statutes Amendment (Commercial Licences) Bill;

 

 

                    Summary Offences (Road Blocks) Amendment Bill; and

                    Equal Opportunity (Employment of Juniors) Amendment Bill,

                be until 6.00 p.m. on Thursday next.

                Question put and passed.

 

 8             Flinders University Council Membership - Resignation of Mr Such

                The Speaker advised that he had received a letter from Mr Such resigning from the                              Flinders University Council.

                The Minister of Primary Industries, by leave, without notice, moved - That Mr S.G. Evans                  be elected to the Council of the Flinders University.

                Question put and passed.

 

 9             Animal and Plant Control (Agricultural Protection and Other Purposes) (Immunity from Liability) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Animal and Plant Control (Agricultural Protection and Other Purposes) (Immunity from Liability) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

                By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

10           Fruit and Plant Protection Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Fruit and Plant Protection Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                             Clauses Nos 1 to 30 agreed to.

                                                             Schedules 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                             Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr Ferguson 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.

 

11           Botanic Gardens (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Botanic Gardens (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                             Clauses Nos 1 to 6 agreed to.

                                                             Clause No.7 amended and agreed to.

 

 

                                                             Clauses Nos 8 to 11 agreed to.

                                                             Clause No.12 amended.

                Question - That the Clause, as amended, be agreed to - put.

                Committee divided (No. 1):

                         Ayes, 35.                                           Noes, 5.

            Hon.P.B. Arnold

            Mr Atkinson

            Mr D.S. Baker

            Mr S.J. Baker

            Hon. J.C. Bannon

            Mr Becker

            Mr Blacker

            Hon. F.T. Blevins

            Hon. D.C. Brown

            Hon. J.L.Cashmore

            Hon. G.J. Crafter

            Mr De Laine

            Hon. B.C.Eastick

            Mr M.J. Evans

            Mr S.G. Evans

            Hon. R.J. Gregory

            Mr Groom

            Mr Hamilton

            Hon. T.H. Hemmings

            Mr Heron

            Mr Holloway

            Mrs Hutchison

            Mr Ingerson

            Hon. S.M. Lenehan

            Mr McKee

            Mr Meier

            Mr Olsen

            Mr Oswald

            Hon. N.T. Peterson

            Mr Quirke

            Hon. M.D. Rann

            Hon. J.P. Trainer

            Mr Venning

            Hon. D.C.Wotton

            Hon. M.K. Mayes (Teller)

Hon. H. Allison

Mr Brindal

Mr Gunn

Mr Matthew

Dr Armitage (Teller)

                So it was resolved in the affirmative.

                                                             Clause agreed to.

                                                             Clause No.13 agreed to.

                                                             Schedule agreed to.

                                                             Title agreed to.                                       

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr Ferguson reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had                       agreed to the same with amendments.

 

 

                The Minister of Environment and Land Management moved - That this Bill be now read a

                    third time.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

12           Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Pay-roll Tax (Exemptions) Amendment Bill                                                                                   Message No.26

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

                    an Act to amend the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971, without any amendment.

                Legislative Council, 20 October 1992                                                                G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                South Australian Country Arts Trust Bill                                                                                    Message No.27

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendments made by the House of Assembly in the South Australian Country Arts Trust Bill, without any amendment.

                Legislative Council, 20 October 1992                                                                G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

13           Local Government (City of Adelaide Wards) Amendment Bill                  

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Local                   Government (City of Adelaide Wards) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

                By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

14           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) Nos 5 to 9 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No.17.                                                        

15           Police (Police Aides) Amendment Bill

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

                    Aides) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                             Clauses Nos 1 to 4 agreed to.

                                                             Schedule 1 agreed to.

                                                             Schedule 2 amended and agreed to.

                                                             Title amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr Ferguson reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments and had amended the Title.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

 

16           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) Nos 11 to 14 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No.17.

 

17           Statutes Amendment (Commercial Licences) Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes                              Amendment (Commercial Licences) Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

                By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

18           Summary Offences (Road Blocks) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Summary                            Offences (Road Blocks) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

                By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

19           Equal Opportunity (Employment of Juniors) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Equal Opportunity (Employment of Juniors) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

                By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

20           Adjournment

                The Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations moved -                    That the House do now adjourn.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

                House adjourned at 10.10 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                         

 

                                                               MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

For Wednesday 21 October

                Notices of Motion: Other Motions -                                                

 

Mr S.J. Baker to move - That this House views with concern -

                (a)     the actions of the State Bank in the management of its non-performing loans;

                (b)     the composition of the GAMD Board; and

 

 

                (c)     the potential for further significant losses to be sustained by the GAMD;

                and therefore calls on the Treasurer to -

                (i) reconsider the composition of the GAMD Board to ensure that it contains people with proven track records in banking and management of businesses in receivership; and

                (ii)     provide quarterly financial statements, audited by the Auditor-General, to the Parliament on the operations of the GAMD.

 

Hon. M.D. Rann to move - That this House, on the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein, records its deep appreciation of the sacrifice and service of Australian and Allied Forces in this turning point in the Second World War.              

 

For Wednesday 28 October

                Notice of Motion: Other Motion -

 

Hon. D.C. Wotton to move - That this House calls on the Minister of Health, Family and Community Services to advise the Parliament about specific representation he is making to his Federal colleagues to have overturned a proposal to change from quarterly to monthly funding for non-Government community service agencies in view of grave concerns held by these agencies that services will be dramatically affected by these changes. 

 

                                                                                                                          

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY