No 19

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 27 JUNE 2006

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2        Message from the Governor

The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

         Assent to Bills                                                                                         Message No 5

The Governor informs the House of Assembly that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the following Acts were assented to during the first Session of the 51st Parliament, viz.-

No 4 of 2006 -       An Act to amend the Gas Pipelines Access (South Australia) Act 1997.

No 5 of 2006 -       An Act to amend the Superannuation Act 1988 and to make related amendments to the Superannuation Funds Management Corporation of South Australia Act 1995.

Government House, 27 June 2006                          M Jackson-Nelson, GOVERNOR

 

3       Petition No 18

         The Clerk announced that the following Member had lodged a Petition for presentation:

 

18   The Leader of the Opposition (Hon I F Evans), from 101 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to introduce a separate, specialist court for child sex abuse cases that will; expedite cases quickly and efficiently; employ experts in child abuse and development, and use inquisitorial rather than adversarial methods.

 

4       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Transport (Hon P F Conlon) –

      Regulations under the following Act –

                  Development – Review of Fees

 

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

      Public Trustee – Report 2004-2005

      Regulations under the following Act –

                  Justices of the Peace - Code of Conduct

 

By the Minister for Health (Hon J D Hill) –

      Ceduna Koonibba Aboriginal Health Service Inc – Report 2004-2005

      Optometrists Board of South Australia – Report 2004-2005

      Regulations under the following Acts –

                  Environment Protection - Civil Penalties

                  Psychological Practices - Fees

                  Public and Environmental Health - Cervical Cancer Screening

 

By the Minister for State/Local Government Relations (Hon J M Rankine) –

      Local Government Grants Commission South Australia – Report 2004-2005

 

By the Minister for Gambling (Hon P Caica) –

      Regulations under the following Act –

                  Gaming Machines - Fees and Charges.

 

5       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

6       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

7       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 1 to 5 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 6.

 

8       Statutes Amendment (New Rules of Civil Procedure) Bill

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

9       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 1 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 3.

 

10      Murray-Darling Basin (Amending Agreement) 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.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

11      Statutes Amendment (Electricity and Gas) Bill

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

12      Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

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

               Sharon Lee Conway -

                     Affidavit of Stephen Andrew

                     Application for Review of Licence Disqualification/ Suspension.

 

13      Commission of Inquiry (Children in State Care) (Privileges and Immunities) 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.

Ordered, on motion of Mrs Penfold, that the debate be further adjourned until tomorrow.

 

14      Adjournment

The Minister for Families and Communities (Hon J W Weatherill), moved – That the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

The House adjourned at 5.00 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Wednesday 28 June

 

Notice of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Minister for Industrial Affairs to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986.

 

 

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

 

Hon R B Such to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1985.

 

 

            For Thursday 29 June

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mr Hamilton-Smith to move – That this House notes –

(a)           the general community concerns relating to unfair prices being paid for compulsory land acquisitions at the respective South Road underpass sites and Bakewell Bridge work site;

(b)           general community and business alarm at the financial risks resulting from disruption and lack of consultation linked to the projects; and

(c)           that a public meeting will be held on 20 July 2006 at the "Folk Centre" at Thebarton to air public grievances on the manner in which the Government is going about the development of the South Road tunnels at the Port Road and Anzac Highway intersections, respectively, and the construction of the Bakewell Bridge.

 

Hon R B Such to move – That this House urges the State Government, Local Councils, Cemetery Authorities and other relevant organisations to facilitate the creation of Natural Burial Grounds.

 

Dr McFetridge to move – That this House congratulates Tourism Australia and the South Australian Tourism Commission on the staging of the Australian Tourism Exchange and urges the South Australian Government to increase the funding for Tourism in this State.

 

 

Dr McFetridge to move – That this House congratulates the Federal Government for funding the new CCTV camera system in Moseley Square at Glenelg and calls on the State Government to fund its full-time monitoring.

 

 

            For Wednesday 30 August

 

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

 

Dr McFetridge to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to promote the provision of genetic testing services for the benefit of members of the public.

 

Mr Hamilton-Smith to move –That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to regulate the carrying out of roadwork that may have a severely adverse affect on the flow of traffic or the conduct of business; to create a right of action in damages against a road authority in certain circumstances; and for other purposes.

 

Dr McFetridge to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.

 

Mr Hamilton-Smith to move – That a Select Committee be established and inquire into public transport service levels, and in particular –

(a)     the reliability, reach and breadth of services, convenience and safety;

(b)     the affordability of bus, rail and tram services across the greater Adelaide Metropolitan area; and

(c)     the options open for improvement of affordable public transport services in the future.

 

 

            For Thursday 31 August

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mr Hamilton-Smith to move – That this House –

(a)           notes the growing concerns expressed by small businesses in the immediate vicinity of the Anzac Highway and South Road intersection relating to the possible impact on the viability of their businesses arising from the proposed major public works; and

(b)           calls upon the Government, in cases where there is a clear and proven loss of business income directly attributed to the tunnel underpass project, to provide financial assistance on a `one off’ basis to these small businesses until the work is complete.

 

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Present during the day - All Members except the Deputy Premier (Hon K O Foley) and the Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon J D Lomax-Smith).

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Hon J J Snelling

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY