No 21

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 29 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       Community Road Watch Scheme - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the Government to introduce a Community Road Watch scheme similar to that currently operating in New Zealand.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 31 August.

 

3       Animal Factory Farming - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House

(a)           expresses its concern at the trend toward intensive factory farming in the context of possible cruelty to animals; and

(b)           acknowledges the ready availability of land in South Australia to support free range animal husbandry.

         Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 31 August.

 

4       Satellite City - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House requests the State Government to re-evaluate the concept and merit of a Monarto or similar style satellite city development.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 31 August.

 

5       Young People – Services and Facilities - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House requests the State Government to undertake a comprehensive review of services and facilities for young people with a view of ensuring that young people are treated equitably.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 31 August.

 

6       Auditor General Efficiency Audit - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House requests the Auditor-General, when  reporting to the Parliament, report with an increased emphasis on ways agencies and departments can enhance their service delivery through improved efficiency and effectiveness, and also provide greater detail on how staff resources are allocated to meet agency objectives.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 31 August.

 

7       Paid Maternity Leave - Motion re

Hon R B Such, having by leave amended his motion of which notice was given, moved - That this House calls on the State and Federal Governments, and the private sector, to improve the provision of paid maternity.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 31 August.

 

8       South Eastern Roads - Motion re

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to notice, moved - Mr Hamilton-Smith to move – That this House –

(a)           condemns the State Government for its inaction on South-Eastern road infrastructure;

(b)           notes that there appears to be no long term plan or funding from the Government to meet  the road infrastructure needs of the South-East going forward; and

(c)           calls upon the State Government to reinvest more of the revenue received from motorist and fuel taxation into road maintainance, and to the construction of new and improved roads in the South-East.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put.

         House divided:

 

           Ayes, 13

 

           Noes, 29

Ms Chapman

Hon M J Atkinson

Hon I F Evans

Ms Bedford

Mr Goldsworthy

Mr Bignell

Mr Griffiths

Ms Breuer

Hon G M Gunn

Hon P Caica

Hon R G Kerin

Ms Ciccarello

Dr McFetridge

Hon P F Conlon

Mr Pederick

Miss Fox

Mrs Penfold

Mrs Geraghty

Mrs Redmond

Mr Hanna

Mr Venning

Hon J D Hill

Mr Williams

Hon S W Key

Mr Hamilton-Smith (Teller)

Mr Kenyon

 

Mr Koutsantonis

 

Hon K A Maywald

 

Mr O'Brien

 

Mr Piccolo

 

Ms Portolesi

 

Hon J M Rankine

 

Hon M D Rann

 

Mr Rau

 

Ms Simmons

 

Hon L Stevens

 

Hon R B Such

 

Ms Thompson

 

Hon J W Weatherill

 

Hon P L White

 

Hon M J Wright

 

Hon R J McEwen (Teller)

 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

9       Glenelg New Year’s Eve - Motion re

Dr McFetridge, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the State Government to recognise the New Year’s Eve celebrations at Glenelg as an iconic State event and that the cost of the event be fully covered by the State Government.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and negatived.

 

10      Message from the Governor

The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

Public Finance and Audit (Refund or Recovery of Small Amounts) Amendment Bill Recommending                                                                              Message No 6

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Public Audit and Finance (Refund or Recovery of Small Amounts) Amendment Bill.

Government House, 29 June 2006                          M Jackson-Nelson, GOVERNOR

 

11      Petition No 19

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

 

19   Ms Bedford, from 44 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to pass legislation that provides individuals with the legal right to terminate their own lives.

 

12      Paper

         The following Paper was tabled:

 

By the Minister for Gambling (Hon P Caica) –

      Independent Gambling Authority - Inquiry into the Suitability of a Licensed Bookmaker - Interim Report.

 

13      Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

14      Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

15      Next day of sitting

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon P Caica), that the House at its rising adjourn until Tuesday 29 August at 2.00 pm.

 

16      Child Sex Offenders Registration 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 Geraghty, that the debate be further adjourned until Tuesday 29 August.

 

17      Adjournment

The Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson), moved – That the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

The House adjourned at 4.43 pm until Tuesday 29 August at 2.00 pm.

 

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Wednesday 30 August

 

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

 

Hon G M Gunn to move – That the Regulations made under the Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989 entitled Fees and laid on the Table of this House on 20 June 2006, be disallowed.

 

Hon G M Gunn to move – That the Regulations made under the Crown Lands Act 1929 entitled Fees and laid on the Table of this House on 20 June 2006, be disallowed.

 

Hon G M Gunn to move – That the Regulations made under the Natural Resources Management Act 2004 entitled Fees and laid on the Table of this House on 20 June 2006, be disallowed.

 

Hon G M Gunn to move – That the Regulations made under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 entitled Fees and laid on the Table of this House on 20 June 2006, be disallowed.

 

Hon G M Gunn to move – That the Regulations made under the Native Vegetation Act 1991 entitled Fees and laid on the Table of this House on 20 June 2006, be disallowed.

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

         Division No 1 -

               Ayes - Mr Pisoni and Mr Pengilly.

               Noes - 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