No 19

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 11 JULY 2002

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       Gammon Ranges National Park - Motion re

Hon I F Evans, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House requests Her Excellency the Governor to make a proclamation under section 43(4) of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 to vary the proclamation made on 15 April 1982 constituting the Gammon Ranges National Park to remove all rights of entry, prospecting, exploration or mining pursuant to a mining Act (within the meaning of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972) in respect of the land constituting the National Park.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

3       Flinders Chase National Park - Motion re

Hon I F Evans, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House requests Her Excellency the Governor to make a proclamation under section 43(4) of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 to vary the proclamation made under Part 3 of that Act on 14 August 1997 so as to remove the ability to acquire or exercise pursuant to that proclamation pipeline rights under the Petroleum Act 1940 (or its successor) over the portion of the Flinders Chase National Park described as section 53, Hundred of Borda, County of Carnarvon.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Snelling, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 18 July 2002.

 

4       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 4.

 

5       Country Fire Service and Metropolitan Fire Service Volunteers - Motion re

Ms Rankine, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the South Australian Country Fire Service volunteers, the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service officers and support staff for their magnificent effort in assisting the New South Wales community during the recent devastating fires.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

6       Anangu Pitjatjanjara Council - Motion re

Hon D C Kotz, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Government show support for the leadership and elected traditional owners and managers of the AP Lands, the Anangu Pitjatjanjara Council by a public announcement in this House.

         Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 1 August 2002.


 

7       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motion No 5 be postponed until Thursday 18 July 2002.

 

8       Last ANZAC, Mr Alec Campbell - Motion re

Ms Rankine, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House notes with great sadness the passing of Australia’s last ANZAC, Mr Alec Campbell, and in doing so honours him and those Australian men and women who sacrificed their youth to protect the freedom for future generations of Australians and for their enduring legacy of decency, determination, honour and courage.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

9       OPUS Theatre Company - Motion re

Ms Thompson, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move - That this House congratulates all those involved in the successful launch of the OPUS Theatre Company based at the reinvigorated Noarlunga College Theatre.

 

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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 18 July 2002.

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10         Message from the Governor

            The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

            Appropriation Bill - Recommending                                                    Message No 5

The Governor’s Deputy recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Appropriation Bill 2002.

            Government House, 11 July 2002.                                   B Krumins, GOVERNOR’S DEPUTY

 

11      Answers to questions

Answers to questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

12      Public Works Committee - Report – Happy Valley Reservoir Rehabilitation Project

Mr Caica brought up the 178th Report of the Public Works Committee on the Happy Valley Reservoir Rehabilitation Project.

Report received.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 182).

 

13      Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

14      Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Treasurer (Hon K O Foley) –

Budget at a Glance 2002-03 – Budget Paper 1

Budget Speech 2002-03 – Budget Paper 2

Budget Statement 2002-03 – Budget Paper 3

            Ordered to be published (Paper No 18)

Portfolio Statements 2002-03; Volumes 1 and 2 – Budget Paper 4

            Ordered to be published (Paper No 16)

Capital Investment Statement 2002-03 – Budget Paper 5

            Ordered to be published (Paper No 17)

 

 

15      Appropriation Bill

The Treasurer, without notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the financial year ending on 30 June 2003 and for other purposes.

Question put and passed.

Bill presented and read a first time.

 

The Treasurer then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Ordered, on motion of Hon R G Kerin, that the debate be adjourned until Monday 15 July 2002.

 

16      Suspension of Standing Orders

The Treasurer, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to introduce two Bills without notice.

Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

         Gaming Machines (Gaming Tax) Bill

The Treasurer, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Gaming Machines Act.

Question put and passed.

         Bill presented and read a first time.

 

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

         Ordered, on motion of Hon R G Kerin, that the debate be adjourned until Monday 15 July 2002.

 

         Stamp Duties (Rental Business and Conveyancing Rates Amendment) Bill

The Treasurer, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Stamp Duties Act.

Question put and passed.

         Bill presented and read a first time.

 

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

         Ordered, on motion of Hon R G Kerin, that the debate be adjourned until Monday 15 July 2002.

 

17      Constitution (Parliamentary Secretaries) Amendment Bill

The Premier (Hon M D Rann), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Constitution Act 1934 and to make related amendments to the Oaths Act 1935 and the Parliamentary Renumeration Act 1990.

Question put and passed.

         Bill presented and read a first time.

 

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

         Ordered, on motion of Hon R G Kerin, that the debate be adjourned until Monday 15 July 2002.

 

18      Adjournment

House adjourned at 4.04 pm until Monday at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Monday 15 July 2002

 

Notices of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Minister for Health to move – That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the making and resolution of complaints against health or community service providers; to make provision in respect of the rights and responsibilities of health or community service users and providers; 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 Crown Lands Act 1929.

 

            For Wednesday 17 July 2002

 

Notices of motion: Private Members Business - Bills/ Committees/ Regulations

 

Mr Caica to move – That the One Hundred and Seventy Eighth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Happy Valley Reservoir Project be noted

 

   For Wednesday 21 August 2002

 

Notices of Motion -

 

Mr McEwen to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the preservation of the State as an area free from certain genetically modified organisms in order to preserve the identity of non-GM crops for marketing purposes.

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Hon P L White.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

ACTING CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY