No 27

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 29 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       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 to 5 be postponed until Thursday 5 April.

 

3       Motorola Inquiry (Powers and Privileges) Bill

Mr Conlon, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for certain powers and privileges in connection with the inquiry established in response to a resolution of the House of Assembly on 1 March 2001.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

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

The Minister for Minerals and Energy (Hon W A Matthew) moved - That the debate be 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

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon G A Ingerson

Hon R G Kerin

Hon D C Kotz

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Mr Meier

Hon J W Olsen

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon D C Wotton

Hon W A Matthew (Teller)


        Noes, 21

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Hurley

Ms Key

Ms Rankine

Hon M D Rann

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Wright

Mr Lewis  (Teller)


 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Ordered – That the adjourned debate be made an Order of the Day for Thursday 5 April.

 

4       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 and 2 be postponed until Thursday 5 April.

 

5       Summary Offences (Piercing of Children) 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 Ms Key, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 5 April.

 

6       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 4 be postponed until Thursday 5 April.

 

7       Constitution (Parliamentary Terms) 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 De Laine, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday

               5 April.

 

8       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 6 and 7 be postponed until Thursday 5 April.

 

9       Australian Road Rules (Speed Limits in Built-up Areas) Variation Bill

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

Debate resumed.

 

 

 

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It being Midday, the debate was adjourned (Mr Hamilton-Smith, by leave) and Notices of Motion: Other Motions were called on by the Clerk

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10      Innovation Statement - Motion re

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to notice, moved – That this House congratulates the Federal Government on its January 2001 Innovation Statement.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr DeLaine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 5 April.

 

11      Australian Export Wheat - Motion re

Mr Venning, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move - That this House supports the Australian Wheat Board and Australian farmers in the retention of the current single desk marketing arrangements for Australian export wheat.

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The 30 minutes for Notices of Motion: Other Motions having expired, Orders of the Day: Other Motions were called on.

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12      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.

 

13      Australian Export Wheat - Motion re

         Motion (Interrupted by the foregoing) resumed

         Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr DeLaine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 5 April.

 

14      Nano-technology - Motion re

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

         Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 5 April.

 

15      Metropolitan Councils Rationalisation - Motion re

Hon R B Such pursuant to notice, proceeding to move - That this House calls on the Government to establish an independent review into the merits or otherwise, of having fewer Councils in the metropolitan area, including the possibility of having only one council, and in the event of a recommendation to retain the current 19 Councils, how they can be made more efficient and effective in meeting the needs of the ratepayers and residents.

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It being 1.00 pm, the motion was adjourned (Hon R B Such, by leave) and made an Order of the Day for Thursday 5 April.

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16      Petitions Nos 91 to 93

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

 

91   The Minister for Local Government (Hon D C Kotz), from 133 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House strengthens the law in relation to prostitution and ban prostitution related advertising.

 

92   Ms Bedford, from 335 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to establish an inquiry into the death of Grant Wanganeen and review police training.

 

93   Ms Penfold, from 270 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure a fire break is constructed in the National Park on the eastern side of Coffin Bay.

 

17      Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

18      Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

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

                     Ministerial Statement - Women’s Statement – 2000-2001

 

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

                     Ministerial Statement – Essential Services (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

 

19      Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

20      South Australian Health Complaints Bill

The Minister for Human Services, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to establish a readily accessible means of having complaints about the provision of health services reviewed, conciliated and dealt with in confidence; to make provision with respect to the rights and responsibilities of users and providers of health services; to make a related amendment to the Ombudsman Act 1972; 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 Ms Stevens, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 3 April.

 

21      State Disaster (State Disaster Committee) 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.

 

 

 

 

 

22      Essential Services (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.

 

23      Adjournment

         The Minister for Environment and Heritage moved - That the House do now adjourn.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

         House adjourned at 4.05 pm until Tuesday 3 April at 2.00 pm.

 

 

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MOTION OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

         For Tuesday 3 April 2001

 

Notice of Motion: Government Business -

 

      The Premier (Hon J W Olsen) to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to facilitate the Second Software Centre Inquiry by conferring evidentiary powers and immunities; and for other purposes.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members.

 

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

 

         Division No 1 -

               Ayes – Mrs Penfold.

               Noes - Mr Koutsantonis.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY