No 30

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 5 APRIL 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 3 May.

 

3       Young Offenders (Youths to be Dealt With as Adults) Amendment Bill

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Young Offenders Act 1993.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

         Hon R B Such moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 3 May.

 

4       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 7 to 11 be postponed until Thursday 3 May.

 

5       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 and 2 be postponed until Thursday 3 May.

 

6       Discharge of Business – Statutes Amendment (Age of Young Offenders) Bill

Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No. 3 read.

Ordered – That this Order of the Day be discharged.

 

7       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 3 May.

 

8       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 5 to 8 be postponed until Thursday 3 May.

 

 

 

 

 

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.

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

 

10      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 10 and 11 be postponed until Thursday 3 May.

 

11      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 12 and 13 be postponed until Thursday 7 June.

 

12      Parliamentary Superannuation (Transfer of Old Scheme Members to the New Scheme) 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.

 


         House divided (No 1):

 


                       Ayes, 3

 

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Mr Lewis (Teller)


        Noes, 43

 

Hon M H Armitage

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Hon M K Brindal

Hon R L Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Hon M R Buckby

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr Condous

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Hon I F Evans

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Hon G M Gunn

Hon J L Hall

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Hurley

Hon G A Ingerson

Hon R G Kerin

Ms Key

Hon D C Kotz

Mr Koutsantonis

Hon W A Matthew

Hon J W Olsen

Mrs Penfold

Hon M D Rann

Ms Rankine

Mr Scalzi

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Hon R B Such

Ms Thompson

Mr Venning

Ms White

Mr Williams

Hon D C Wotton

Mr Wright

Mr Meier  (Teller)


 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

13      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No. 15 be postponed until Thursday 3 May.

 

14      Constitution (Membership of House of Assembly) 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.

 

         Division, only one Aye

Question put and the House proceeded to a division, but only one Member appearing on the side of the Ayes, the Speaker declared the Noes had it.

So it passed in the negative.

 

15      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions Nos 1 to 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Other Motion No. 5.

 

 

16      Hope for the Children Network - Motion re

Ms Rankine, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the Tea Tree Gully Rotary Club and other clubs of Rotary District 9500 on the establishment of the first South Australian Network of Hope for the Children and commends their dedication and commitment to –

      (a)  providing support for new mothers who are socially isolated or suffering stress; and

            (b)  reducing the incidence of child abuse within our community.

         Debate ensued.

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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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17      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.

 

18      Hope for the Children Network - Motion re

         Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

19      Standard Gauge Metropolitan Rail Network- Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the State Government to request funding assistance from the Federal Government so that the existing broad gauge rail system in the metropolitan area can be converted to standard gauge, electrified and extended to serve suburbs such as Seaford, which are not currently part of the rail network.

Debate ensued.

Ordered, on motion of Ms Thompson, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 3 May.

 

20      Message from the Governor

         The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

         Supply Bill – Recommending                                                     Message No 19

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purpose mentioned in the Supply Bill 2001.

         Government House, 5 April 2001                                                E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

21      Petitions Nos 97 to 100

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

 

97   Ms Bedford, from 221 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, deployment and liaison procedures.

 

98   Mr Clarke, from 944 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to install a pedestrian crossing at the intersection of Audrey Avenue and Main North Road at Blair Athol.

 

99   Ms Geraghty, from 478 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ban the personal use of fireworks with the exception of authorised public displays.

 

100 Hon R B Such, from 267 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure the supply of electrical power is adequate to maintain the State’s standard of living and is not manipulated for the excessive financial benefit of suppliers.

 

 

22      Answer to question

An answer to a question without notice was tabled by the Speaker.

 

23      Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

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

               Ministerial Statement – Australian Road Rules, Report on Operation, March 2001

 

By the Minister for Tourism (Hon J L Hall) –

      Adelaide Entertainments Corporation – Charter and Performance Statement

 

By the Minister for Local Government (Hon D C Kotz) –

      Local Government Act – Regulations – Superannuation Scheme Rules – Waiting Period.

 

24      Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

25      Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

26      Next day of sitting

The Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon I F Evans) moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until Tuesday 1 May at 2.00 pm.

         Question put and passed.

 

27      Message from the Legislative Council

         The following Message from the Legislative Council was received and read:

 

         Police Superannuation (Miscellaneous) Amendment                 Message No 55

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Police Superannuation Act 1990 and to make a related amendment to the Superannuation Act 1988, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 4 April 2001                                                 J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

28      Statutes Amendment (Gambling Regulation) Bill

The Premier (Hon J W Olsen), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Authorised Betting Operations Act 2000; the Casino Act 1997; the Gaming Machines Act 1992; the Gaming Supervisory Authority Act 1995; the Liquor Licensing Act 1997; the Racing Act 1976; the Racing (Proprietary Business Licensing) Act 2000; the Railways (Operations and Access) Act 1997; the South Australian Motor Sport Act 1984 and the State Lotteries Act 1966; and for other purposes.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

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

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Foley, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 1 May.

 

29      Youth Court (Judicial Tenure) 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.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 and 2 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.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

30      Expiation of Offences (Trifling Offences) 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.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 3 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 4 read.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again on motion.

 

31      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon I F Evans) moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 5.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

32      Expiation of Offences (Trifling Offences) Amendment Bill

         Ordered - That the further consideration in Committee of this Bill be now resumed.

 

In Committee

                                                Clause No 4 further considered, and agreed to.

                                                Clauses No 5 to 7 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.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

33      Message from the Legislative Council

         The following Message from the Legislative Council was received and read:

 

         Software Centre Inquiry (Powers and Immunities) Bill               Message No 56

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to facilitate the Second Software Centre Inquiry by conferring evidentiary powers and immunities; and for other purposes, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 5 April 2001                                                 J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

 

         No. 1.   Page 4, line 20 (clause 6) – After “protection” insert:

                     , privileges

 

         No. 2.   Page 4, line 26 (clause 6) – After “protection” insert

                     , privileges

 

J M Davis CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

         Ordered – That the amendments be taken into consideration forthwith.

 

In Committee

 

         Resolved – That the amendments be agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

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

 

34           Delivery of Messages

Ordered – That the Clerk be empowered to deliver Messages to the Legislative Council, when the House is not sitting.

 

35      Message from the Legislative Council

         The following Message from the Legislative Council was received and read:

 

         Community Titles (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill                    Message No 57

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendments made by the House of Assembly in the Community Titles (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 5 April 2001                                                 J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

36      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 5.28 pm until Tuesday 1 May at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

         For Thursday 17 May 2001

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions

 

Mr Hamilton-Smith to move – That this House congratulates the Premier, the Adelaide City Council and the Deputy Lord Mayor and Liberal Party candidate for Adelaide, Mr Michael Harbison, for their action to implement a dry zone within the City of Adelaide.

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         Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY