No 22

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 13 MARCH 2001

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       Petitions Nos 73 to 76

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

 

73 and 74    The Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services (Hon R L Brokenshire), and Ms Bedford, from 251 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to repeal the proclamation permitting the unlimited destruction by commercial horticulturalists of protected native parrots.

 

75   Mr Hanna, from 608 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to continue the school bus service in Trott Park and Sheidow Park.

 

76   Ms Key, from 63 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure that storm water from the Barcoo Outlet is treated to stop polluted water entering Gulf St Vincent.

 

3       Paper

         The Speaker laid on the Table the following report:

 

Office of the Employee Ombudsman – Report, 1999-2000

 

4       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Primary Industries and Resources (Hon R G Kerin) –

      Fisheries Act – Regulations –

            Management Committees

            Various

 

By the Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown) –

      Crown Development Report – Proposal to Construct 1,550 Metre Long Rail Loop,

            Melbourne to Adelaide Rail Corridor

 

      Local Government Act – Regulations – Central Market Leases

 


By the Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage) –

      Remuneration Tribunal – Determinations of –

            Ministers of the Crown and Officers and Members of Parliament - Allowances

                     Judiciary, Industrial Relations Commission and State Coroner - Telephone Rental and Calls Allowance

            Judges, Statutory Officers and Court Officers - Travelling and Accommodation Allowances

 

      Regulations under the following Acts –

            Construction Industry Long Service Leave – Viability

            Dangerous Substances – Compressed Natural Gas

 

By the Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby) –

      Construction Industry Training Fund Act – Regulations – Amendment Act Regulations

 

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

Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee – Report, 1999-2000

National Environment Protection Council – Report, 1999-2000

National Crime Authority – Report, 1999-2000

 

      Second-hand Dealers and Pawnbrokers Act – Regulations – Game Console

 

      Magistrates Court Rules – Magistrates Court Act – Electronic Records

 

By the Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services  –

      Public Works Committee Report - Strathmont Centre Redevelopment – Aged Care Facility Response by the Minister for Disability Services.

 

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       Select Committees on DETE Funded Schools and the Murray River - Leave to sit

The Minister for Tourism (Hon J L Hall), by leave, moved - That the Select Committees on DETE Funded Schools and the Murray River have leave to sit during the sitting of the House today.

Question put and passed.

 

8       Select Committee on Parliamentary Procedures and Practices - Leave to sit

The Minister for Tourism, by leave, moved - That the Select Committee on Parliamentary Procedures and Practices have leave to sit during the sittings of the House this Session.

Question put and passed.

 

9       Select Committee on the Murray River - Extension of time for bringing up Report

The Minister for Tourism, by leave, moved - That the time for bringing up the Report of the Select Committee on the Murray River be extended until Wednesday 6 June.

Question put and passed.

 

10      Lake Eyre Basin (Intergovernmental Agreement) 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.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 5 agreed to.

                                                Schedule agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

 

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mrs Geraghty 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      Extension of sitting

The Minister for Water Resources (Hon M K Brindal) moved - That the sitting of the House be extended beyond 6.00pm.

Question put and passed.

 

12      Adjournment

         The Minister for Water Resources  moved - That the House do now adjourn.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

         House adjourned at 6.08pm until tomorrow at 2.00pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/ Committees/ Regulations

 

         For Thursday 15 March

 

Hon R B Such to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the administration of medical procedures to assist the death of patients who are hopelessly ill and who have expressed a desire for such procedures, subject to appropriate safeguards.

 

Mr Wright to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Act 1986.

 

Notices of Motion: Other Motions

 

         For Thursday 15 March

 

Ms Hurley to move – That this House –

(a)  recognises the social and economic value of unpaid work and the importance of having adequate statistics on unpaid work in developing policy and implementing planning decisions; and 

(b)  notes with alarm the decision by the Federal Government to downgrade the Australian Bureau of Statistics measurement of unpaid work by increasing the period of survey from five to twelve years and urges the Federal Government to reverse this decision.

 

 

         For Thursday 29 March

 

Hon R B Such to move – That this House encourages the Government to vigorously support research into Nano-technology and its commercial applications in health and non-health areas.

 

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Mr Hamilton-Smith.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY