No 24

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 12 APRIL

 

 

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 63 to 71

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

 

63 to 67      The Premier (Hon J W Olsen), the Deputy Premier (Hon R G Kerin), the Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown), Messrs Lewis and Meier, from 3,718 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure Government funding of public libraries is maintained.

 

68   Ms Breuer, from 781 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to liaise with the community and provide resources to deal with increased crime in Coober Pedy.

 

69 to 71      Mr Lewis, Mr Meier and Hon D C Wotton, from 250 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House strengthen the law in relation to prostitution and ban prostitution related advertising.

 

3       Papers

The following Papers were tabled:

 

      By the Minister for Human Services –

            Ministerial Statement – Schools Zones

 

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

            Review of the Nullabor Regional Reserve – Report, 1998-99.

 


4       Legislative Review Committee - Reports – Fourteenth and Fifteenth

Mr Condous brought up the Fourteenth Report of the Committee.

         Report received and read as follows:

The Regulations listed hereunder are at present being considered by the Legislative Review Committee. Evidence is being taken on these matters and it is necessary for Notices of Motion for Disallowance to be given in both Houses before the expiration of 14 sitting days to allow the Committee time to complete its deliberations.

Honourable Members are warned that after further consideration has been given to the Regulations, the Committee may decide to take no further action.

Regulations referred to:

Road Traffic Act – Road Rules – Miscellaneous

Road Traffic Act – Road Rules – Reader’s Guide

Native Vegetation Act 1991 – Exemptions.

 

Mr Condous brought up the Fifteenth Report of the Committee.

         Report received.

 

5       Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

6       Industrial Commission of South Australia Consultative Panel – Motion re

The Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage) by leave, moved – That pursuant to sections 29, 30, 34 and 58 of the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994 the nominee of this House to the panel to consult with the Minister about appointments to the Industrial Commission of South Australia and the Employee Ombudsman be Ms Key.

Question put and passed.

 

7       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

8       Select Committee on the Murray River - Leave to sit

Hon D C Wotton by leave, moved - That the Select Committee on the Murray River have leave to sit during the sitting of the House today.

Question put and passed.

 

9       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 to 8 be postponed until Wednesday 3 May.

 

10      Environment, Resources and Development Committee – Report – Tuna Feedlots at Louth Bay – Motion to note

         Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Venning – That the Thirty-Eighth Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee on Tuna Feedlots at Louth Bay be noted.

         Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

11      Public Works Committee – Report – Willunga Basin Pipeline (Recycled Water Reuse Scheme) – Motion to note

         Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Lewis – That the One Hundred and Twelfth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Willunga Basin Pipeline (Recycled Water Reuse Scheme) be noted.

         Debate resumed.

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Hurley, that the debate be further adjourned until Wednesday 3 May.

 

12      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 3 be postponed until Wednesday 3 May.

 

13      Parliamentary Committee on Occupational Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation – Report – Impacts of Past and Present Coal Mining Operations on the Health of Workers and Residents of Leigh Creek and Environs – Motion to note

         Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Government Enterprises – That the Second Report of the Parliamentary Committee on Occupational Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation on Impacts of Past and Present Coal Mining Operations on the Health of Workers and Residents of Leigh Creek and Environs be noted.

         Debate resumed.

Mr Hanna moved to amend the motion by adding the words “but the matter is referred back to the Committee for a thorough investigation”.

         Mr Hamilton-Smith moved – That the debate be further adjourned.

 

         Question put.

         House divided (No 1):

 


                       Ayes, 23

 

Hon M H Armitage

Hon M K Brindal

Hon R L Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Hon M R Buckby

Mr Condous

Hon I F Evans

Hon G M Gunn

Hon J L Hall

Hon G A Ingerson

Hon R G Kerin

Hon D C Kotz

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Mr Meier

Hon J W Olsen

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon D C Wotton

Mr Hamilton-Smith (Teller)


        Noes, 15

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Hurley

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Hon M D Rann

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Wright

Ms Key (Teller)


 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

         Ordered – That the adjourned debate be made an Order of the Day for Wednesday 3 May.

 

14      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 5 be postponed until Wednesday 3 May.

 

15      Public Works Committee – Report – South Coast Water Supply Augmentation Program – Stage One – Motion to note

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Lewis - That the One Hundred and Tenth Report of the Committee on the South Coast Water Supply Augmentation Program – Stage One be noted.

         Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.


 

16      Dairy Industry (Deregulation of Prices) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Primary Industries and Resources (Hon R G Kerin), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Dairy Industry Act 1992.

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 Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

17      Messages from the Legislative Council

         The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

         Statutes Repeal (Minister for Primary Industries and Resources

         Portfolio) Bill                                                                              Message No 38

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled a Act to repeal the Agricultural Holdings Act 1891, the Dairy Industry Assistance (Special Provisions) Act 1978, the Fruit and Vegetables (Grading) Act 1934, the Garden Produce (Regulation of Delivery) Act 1967, the Margarine Act 1939, the Marginal Dairy Farms (Agreement) Act 1971, the Rural Industry Adjustment (Ratification of Agreement) Act 1990, the Rural Industry Assistance Act 1985 and the Rural Industry Assistance (Ratification of Agreement) Act 1985, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 11 April 2000                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Development (Significant Trees) Amendment Bill                      Message No 39

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Development Act 1993, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 11 April 2000                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         Ordered – That the second reading be taken into consideration on motion.

 

18      Supply 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 Mr Meier, that the debate be further adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

19      Development (Significant Trees) Bill

         Ordered - That the second reading of this Bill be now resumed.

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

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

 

20      Supply Bill

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Koutsantonis, that the debate be further adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

21      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 3.

 

 

22      National Tax Reform (State Provisions) Bill

         Order of the Day read for the further consideration in Committee of this Bill.

 

In Committee

New clause 4A further considered, amended and agreed to.

Clauses Nos 5 to 27 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 with an amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

23      Goods Securities (Miscellaneous) 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.

 

24      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby) moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

25      Supply Bill

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

Debate resumed.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Clarke, that the debate be further adjourned until tomorrow.

 

26      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 10.25 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

         For Thursday 13 April 2000

 

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

 

Mr Condous to move – That the Regulations under the Road Traffic Act 1961 relating to Miscellaneous Road Rules, made on 25 November and laid on the Table of this House on 28 March, be disallowed.

 

Mr Condous to move – That the Regulations under the Road Traffic Act 1961 relating to Road Rules Reader’s Guide, made on 11 November and laid on the Table of this House on 16 November, be disallowed.

 

Mr Condous to move – That the Regulations under the Native Vegetation Act 1991 relating to Exemptions, made on 16 December and laid on the Table of this House on 28 March, be disallowed.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Ms Breuer, Mr De Laine, Mr Lewis and Mrs Penfold.

 

 

         The following Pairs were handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

         Division No 1 -

               Ayes - Mrs Penfold.

               Noes - Ms Breuer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY