No 22

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 6 APRIL 200

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       Postponement of business

Ordered – separately – That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 to 7 be postponed until Thursday 13 April.

 

3       Postponement of business

Ordered – separately – That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 to 9 be postponed until Thursday 13 April.

 

4       Bio-Technology – Referral to the Social Development Committee – Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Hon R B Such – That the Social Development Committee investigate and make recommendations to the Parliament in relation to the rapidly expanding area of Bio-Technology in the context of its likely social impact on South Australians.

         Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

5       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 11 be postponed until Thursday 13 April.

 

6       Youth Affairs Council of South Australia - Motion re

         Ms Key, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House

(a)       calls on the Minister for Youth to immediately release the unedited version of the Review of the Youth Affairs Council of South Australia completed in April 1999;

(b)       condemns the Minister’s handling of the relationship between his Ministry and the State’s recognised Youth Affairs peak body; and

(c)       calls on the Government to end the uncertainty of YACSA’s funding beyond 30 June  2000 and to deliver on the Government’s election promise to provide ongoing core funding to the Council by approving a renewed triennial funding agreement without further delay.

         Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 13 April.

 


7       Spencer Institute of TAFE – Australian Training Provider of the Year 1999 – Motion re

Ms Breuer, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move - That this House congratulates the management and staff of Spencer Institute of TAFE on winning the Australian National Training Authority’s Australian Training Provider of the Year on 11 November 1999 and recognises its outstanding success in best practice achievement in providing vocational education and training to regional South Australia.

 

8       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Other Motions be postponed and taken into consideration after Notices of Motion: Other Motions are disposed of.

 

9       Spencer Institute of TAFE – Australian Training Provider of the Year 1999 – Motion re

         Motion (interupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

10      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 3 be postponed until Thursday 13 April.

 

11      Telstra Adelaide Festival and Adelaide Fringe - Motion re

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

(a)     congratulates the Artistic Directors, Chairs and Board Members and management on the outstanding success of both Telstra Adelaide Festival and Adelaide Fringe; and

(b)     thanks both Robyn Archer and Barbara Wolke for their creativity and commitment in presenting challenging and exciting performances and exhibitions.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

12      Murray Darling Basin - Motion re

         Hon M D Rann, pursuant to notice, moved – That this House –

(a)  calls on Federal and State Leaders to make the Murray Darling Basin a priority matter for the next meeting of the Council of Australian Governments;

(b)  requests the Federal Government and the Governments of Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria to recognise the environmental and economic imperatives to Australia of co-operating in a national strategy to reverse environmental damage and manage the Murray Darling Basin in a sustainable way; and

(c)  calls on the State Government to set an example by taking the toughest action to minimise pollution entering the River Murray in South Australia, by increasing the efficiency in water use, by giving priority to rehabilitation and by sustainable management.

         Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Hill, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 13 April.

 

13      Community Financial Counselling Services - Motion re

Ms Thompson, pursuant to notice, moved – That this House expresses its grave concern at the short sighted approach of this Government to community financial counselling services and calls on the Minister for Human Services to reconsider his priorities to take into account the need for training and support for community based financial counsellors.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 13 April.

 

14      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 7 be postponed until Thursday 13 April.

 

15      Barcoo Outlet - Motion re

Ms Key, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move – That this House notes Labor’s opposition to the Government’s announcement of a $16.8 million construction project to build the Barcoo Outlet under West Beach aimed at diverting the Patawalonga stormwater and waste straight out into the Gulf St Vincent and calls on the Government to use these funds to implement the Patawalonga Water Catchment Board management plan, the construction of wetlands in the catchment, the upgrading of the Heathfield Sewerage Treatment Works or measures that will deliver positive environmental outcomes.

 

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It being 1.00 pm, the motion was adjourned (Ms Key, by leave) and made an Order of the Day for Thursday 13 April.

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16      Petitions Nos 53 to 56

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

 

53 to 55      The Minister for Local Government (Hon D C Kotz), Mr Hamilton-Smith and Mr Williams, from 131 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House strengthen the law in relation to prostitution and ban prostitution related advertising.

 

56   Mr Hamilton-Smith, from 638 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to clarify the status of the Law Courts, Police Headquarters development and the future of the Court Café.

 

17      Papers

The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon I F Evans) –

      Rules of Court – Supreme Court – Supreme Court Act –

            Amendment No 71

            Amendment No 72

            Amendment No 73.

 

18      Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

19      Public Works Committee - Reports –

      Pelican Point Power Station – Transmission Connection Corridor – Status Report –

      Botanic, Wine and Rose Development – Status Report –

      Royal Adelaide Hospital Redevelopment – Stage 2/3A – Final Report

Mr Lewis brought up the One Hundred and Twenty-Second Report of the Committee on the Pelican Point Power Corridor – Status Report.

Report received.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 207).

 

Mr Lewis brought up the One Hundred and Twenty-Third Report of the Committee on the Botanic, Wine and Rose Development – Status Report.

Report received.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 208).

 

Mr Lewis brought up the One Hundred and Twenty-Fourth Report of the Committee on the Royal Adelaide Hospital Redevelopment – Stage 2/3A – Final Report.

Report received.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 209).


20      Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

21      Sports Drug Testing Bill

The Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon I F Evans), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the collection of samples from State competitors for testing for scheduled drugs and doping methods; to confer functions and powers on the Australian Sports Drug Agency in relation to collecting and testing those samples; and for other purposes.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

 

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

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Wright, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 11 April.

 

22      Boxing and Martial Arts Bill

The Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to regulate professional or public boxing or martial art events; to promote safety in boxing and martial arts; and for other purposes.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

 

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

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Wright, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 11 April.

 

23      Statutes Amendment (BHP Indentures) Bill

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

Debate ensued.

 

24      Extension of time for adjournment

The Deputy Premier (Hon R G Kerin), moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 5.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 


25      Statutes Amendment (BHP Indentures) Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 23 agreed to.

                                                Schedule agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

The Deputy Premier moved – That this Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

26      Wrongs (Damage by Aircraft) Amendment  Bill

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

Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

27      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 5.29 pm until Tuesday next at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

         For Thursday 13 April 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/ Committees/ Regulations –

 

Hon G M Gunn to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Motor Vehicles Act 1959 and the Road Traffic Act 1961.

 


         For Wednesday 3 May 2000

 

Notices of Motion: Standing Committee Reports –

 

Mr Lewis to move – That the One Hundred and Twenty-Second Report of the Public Works Committee on the Pelican Point Power Station – Transmission Connection Corridor – Status Report be noted.

 

Mr Lewis to move – That the One Hundred and Twenty-Third Report of the Public Works Committee on the Botanic, Wine and Rose Development – Status Report be noted.

 

Mr Lewis to move – That the One Hundred and Twenty-Third Report of the Public Works Committee on the Royal Adelaide Hospital Redvelopment – Stage 2/3A – Final Report be noted.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Mr De Laine and Mrs Penfold.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY