No 27

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 13 FEBRUARY 1997

 

 

1       Meeting of House

         The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon G M Gunn) took the Chair and read                    prayers.

 

2       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 1 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday 27 February.

 

3       Public Works Committee - Report - MFP Economic Development Stage One Project - Motion to note

Mr Oswald, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Forty-Fourth Report of the Public Works Committee on the MFP Economic Development Stage One Project be noted.

         Question put and passed.

 

4       Constitution (Casual Vacancies in House of Assembly) Amendment Bill

Mr Evans, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Constitution Act 1934.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

         Mr Evans moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Brindal, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 27 February.

 

5       Public Works Committee - Report - Flinders Medical Centre Private Hospital Development - Motion to note

Mr Oswald, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Forty-Sixth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Flinders Medical Centre Private Hospital Development be noted.

         Question put and passed.

 

6       Public Works Committee - Report - Adelaide International Airport Runway Extension - Motion to note

Mr Oswald, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Forty-Seventh Report of the Public Works Committee on the Adelaide International Airport Runway Extension be noted.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

7       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 6 and 7 be Notices of Motion for Thursday 27 February.

 

 

8       Public Works Committee - Filtration Plant at the Bolivar Wastewater Treatment Plant - Motion to note

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Oswald -- That the Forty-Fifth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Filtration Plant at the Bolivar Wastewater Treatment Plant be noted.

         Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

9       South Australian Housing Trust Act - Regulations - Water Rates - Motion for disallowance

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Ms Hurley - That the Regulations under the South Australian Housing Trust Act 1936 relating to Water Rates, gazetted on 1 August and laid on the Table of this House on 1 October 1996, be disallowed.

         Debate resumed.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 27 February.

 

10      Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Definition of trauma) 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 Mr Meier, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 27 February.

 

11      Rehabilitation of Sexual Offenders 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 until Thursday 27 February.

 

12      MFP Development Act - Regulations - Motion for disallowance

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Foley - That the Regulations under the MFP Development Act 1992 relating to Land Excluded from Core Site, gazetted on 17 October and laid on the Table of this House on 22 October 1997 be disallowed.

Debate resumed.

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It being 12.00 noon, Notices of Motions: Other Motions were called on by the Clerk.

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13      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions Nos 1 to 5 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 6.

 

 

14      Oceania Shooting Championships - Motion re

Mr Bass, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the participants of the successful Oceania Shooting Championships held in Adelaide between Friday 31 January and Saturday 8 February 1997 and particularly the South Australians who won medals and reached the minimum qualifying score for the 2000 Olympics selection and participation in future World Championships.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr De Laine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 27 February.

 


15      Motor Vehicle and Component Industry - Motion re

Mr Scalzi, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move - That this House commends the Premier for his support of the South Australian motor vehicle and component industry through his stand on tariffs; and urges all Members of the Senate and the House of Representatives to reject the draft report of the Australian Productivity Commission.

         Debate ensued.

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It being 12.30 pm, Orders of the Day: Other Motions were called on by the Clerk.

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16      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.

 

17      Motor Vehicle and Component Industry - Motion re

Motion (interrupted by the foregoing order) resumed.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr De Laine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 27 February.

 

18      Electoral Districts - Names - Motion re

Mr Atkinson, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House advise the Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission that its policy for naming State districts should give priority to city, town and district names ahead of the names of deceased South Australians.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Scalzi, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 27 February.

 

19      Magna - Wheels Car of the Year - Motion re

Mrs Greig, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates Mitsubishi Motors Australia on the outstanding success of the Mitsubishi Magna Verada and all of the Mitsubishi workforce who made it possible for the Verada to be named the 1996 Wheels Car of the Year.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr De Laine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 27 February.

 

21      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions Nos 4 and 5 be Notices of Motion for Thursday 27 February.

 

22      States/Territories Rights - Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Lewis - That this House, regardless of our individual views and attitudes to the law relating to euthanasia, and in keeping with our respect for the spirit of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia, calls on Mr Speaker in the House of Representatives and all honourable Members of the House of Representatives and Mr President of the Senate and all Honourable Senators in the Commonwealth Parliament to desist from contemplating any proposal to over-ride any such law in any of the Territories in the Commonwealth of Australia

         Question put and passed.

 

22      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Other Motions Nos 2 to 12 be Orders of the Day for Thursday 27 February.

 

23      Petition No 39

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

 

39   Mr Rossi, from 64 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Federal Government to give a firm commitment to the principles of multiculturalism.

 


24      Papers

The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Treasurer (Hon S J Baker) –

Ministerial Statement – My Way Financial Services

 

By the Minister for Industrial Affairs (Hon D C Brown) -

Ministerial Statement - Belair Rail Line

 

         By the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs (Hon D C Brown) -

               Aboriginal Affairs, State Department of - Report, 1995-96.

 

25      Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

26      Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

27      Next day of sitting

The Minister for Primary Industries (Hon R G Kerin) moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until Tuesday 25 February at 2.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

28      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Land Acquisition (Right of Review) Amendment Bill                              Message No 54

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the land Acquisition Act 1969, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 12 February 1997                                             H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         The Treasurer (Hon S J Baker) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 25 February.

 

         Bulk Handling of Grain (Directors) Amendment Bill                                Message No 55

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Bulk Handling of Grain Act 1955, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 12 February 1997                                             H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

29      Suspension of Standing Orders

The Treasurer, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the introduction of two Bills without notice.

Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

30      Superannuation (Employee Mobility) Amendment Bill

The Treasure, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Superannuation Act 1988.

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 Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 25 February.

 


31      Police Superannuation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Treasurer, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Police Superannuation Act 1990.

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 Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 25 February.

 

32      Alice Springs to Darwin Railway 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.

 

In Committee

                                                Clause No 1 agreed to.

                                                New Clause No 1A inserted.

                                                Clause Nos 2 to 5 amended and agreed to.

                                                Clause No 6 left out.

                                                Clause No 7 amended and agreed to.

                                                Schedule agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon H Allison reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

33      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 5.50 pm until Tuesday 25 February at 2.00 pm.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Hon D S Baker.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            G M Gunn

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY