No. 30

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                       THURSDAY 24 NOVEMBER 1994

 

 

 1         Meeting of House

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

 

2         Conferences - Correctional Services (Private Management Agreements) Amendment Bill, Land Agents Bill, Conveyancers Bill and Land Agents Bill

                  The Minister for Correctional Services (Hon. W.A. Matthew) moved - That the sitting of the House be continued during the Conferences with the Legislative Council on these Bills.

                  Question put and passed.

 

3         Lottery and Gaming (Two up on Anzac Day) 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 Hurley, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday next.

 

4         Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Mental Incapacity) Amendment Bill

                  Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.

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

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Bass, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

5         Telephone Directory - Motion re

                  Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House deplores the decision by the Editor of the Telephone Directory to remove the list of Members of Parliament from the front of the Directory and requests that the list be reinstated in future editions of the Directory.

                  Question put and passed.

 

6         Wine Tax - Motion re

                  Mr Brokenshire, pursuant to notice, moved - That in the interests of the Australian wine industry and in particular the South Australian wine industry this House requests that the Federal Government reverse the current Policy to increase wine tax to 26% in July 1995 and cap the tax at the general level of 21%.

                  Debate ensued.

 

7          Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Other Motions be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Other Motions No. 2 is  disposed of.

 


8         Wine Tax - Motion re

                  Debate (interrupted by foregoing motion) resumed.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Lewis, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

9         Speaker's Attendance at Parliamentary Party Meetings - Motion re

                  Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Atkinson - That in the opinion of the House the Speaker ought not attend Parliamentary Party meetings.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Mr Lewis moved - That the debate be adjourned.

                  Question put.                                          

                  House divided (No. 1):

 

                                          Ayes, 9.

 

                              Hon. F.T. Blevins

                              Mr Clarke

                              Mr Foley

                              Mrs Geraghty

                              Ms Hurley

                              Hon. M.D. Rann

                              Ms Stevens

                              Ms White

                              Mr Atkinson (Teller)

                  Noes, 24

 

Hon. H. Allison

Mr Andrew

Hon. M.H. Armitage

Mr Ashenden

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Buckby

Mr Caudell

Mr Evans

Mrs Greig

Mr Kerin

Mrs Kotz

Mr Leggett

Mr Lewis

Hon. W.A. Matthew

Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

Mrs Rosenberg

Mr Rossi

Mr Scalzi

Hon. R.B. Such

Mr Venning

Mr Wade

Mr Meier (Teller)

 

                 

 

                  So it passed in the negative.

                  Debate resumed.

                  Mr Lewis moved - That the debate be adjourned.

                  Question put.


                  House divided (No. 2):

 

                                          Ayes, 10.

 

                              Mr Atkinson

                              Hon. F.T. Blevins

                              Mr Clarke

                              Mr Foley

                              Mrs Geraghty

                              Ms Hurley

                              Hon. M.D. Rann

                              Ms Stevens

                              Ms White

                              Mr Lewis (Teller)

                  Noes, 24.

 

Hon. H. Allison

Mr Andrew

Hon. M.H. Armitage

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Buckby

Mr Caudell

Mr Evans

Mrs Greig

Hon. G.A. Ingerson

Mr Kerin

Mrs Kotz

Mr Leggett

Hon. W.A. Matthew

Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

Mrs Rosenberg

Mr Rossi

Mr Scalzi

Hon. R.B. Such

Mr Venning

Hon.  D.C. Wotton

Mr Meier (Teller)

 

 

 

                  So it passed in the negative.

                  Debate resumed.

                  Question - That the motion be agreed to - put.     

                  House divided (No. 3):

 

                                          Ayes, 9.

 

                              Hon. F.T. Blevins

                              Mr Clarke

                              Mr Foley

                              Mrs Geraghty

                              Ms Hurley

                              Hon. M.D. Rann

                              Ms Stevens

                              Ms White

                              Mr Atkinson (Teller)

                  Noes, 23.

 

Hon. H. Allison

Mr Andrew

Hon. M.H. Armitage

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Buckby

Mr Caudell

Mr Condous

Mr Evans

Mrs Greig

Mr Kerin

Mrs Kotz

Mr Leggett

Mr Lewis

Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

Mrs Rosenberg

Mr Scalzi

Hon. R.B. Such

Mr Venning

Hon. D.C. Wotton

Mr Meier (Teller)

 

 

 

                  So it passed in the negative.

 


10       Adelaide Airport - Motion re

                  Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Lewis - That this House commends the Government and particularly the Minister for Transport, the Minister for Tourism and the Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development for the steps they have taken to publicly press the Federal Government to increase the amount of money available to the Federal Airports Corporation to extend the operational facilities at Adelaide Airport to accommodate a greater number of interstate and international flights forthwith and calls on the Federal Government to take immediate action to rectify the situation without further cost to or discrimination against South Australians.

                  Debate resumed.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Leggett, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday next.

 

11        Unemployment Benefits - Motion re               

                  Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of  Mrs Rosenberg - That this House urges the Federal Parliament to make such legislative and administrative changes as necessary to require recipients of Social Security unemployment payments for twelve months or more to perform work for a proportion of each week either for local government or in a community service program within the locality in which they live, if not already in an approved training course.

                  Debate resumed.

                  Question put and passed.

 

12       Petition No. 97

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

 

                  97 Ms Greig, from 89 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to consider the effects of the abolition of free student travel for school card holders and introduce a limited form of free school travel through the school system for students who are socially or financially disadvantaged.

 

13       Questions

                  Questions without notice were asked.

                 

14       Grievance debate

                  The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

15       Suspension of Standing Orders

                  The Deputy Premier (Hon. S.J. Baker), without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the Minister for Infrastructure to make a Ministerial Statement.

                  Question put.                                          


 

                  House divided (No. 4):

 

                                          Ayes, 31.

 

                              Hon. H. Allison

                              Mr Andrew

                              Hon. M.H. Armitage

                              Mr Ashenden

                              Hon. D.S. Baker

                              Mr Bass

                              Mr Becker

                              Mr Brindal

                              Mr Brokenshire

                              Mr Buckby

                              Mr Caudell

                              Mr Condous

                              Mr Cummins

                              Mr Evans

                              Mrs Greig

                              Hon. G.A. Ingerson

                              Mr Kerin

                              Mrs Kotz

                              Mr Leggett

                              Mr Lewis

                              Hon. W.A. Matthew

                              Mr Meier

                              Hon. J.W. Olsen

                              Ms Penfold

                              Mrs Rosenberg

                              Mr Rossi

                              Mr Scalzi

                              Mr Venning

                              Mr Wade

                              Hon. D.C. Wotton

                              Hon. S.J. Baker (Teller)

                              Noes, 8.

 

Mr Clarke

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Ms Hurley

Hon. M.D. Rann

Ms Stevens

Ms White

Mr Atkinson (Teller)

 

 

 

                  So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

16       Papers

                  The following Papers were tabled:

 

                  By the Minister for Infrastructure (Hon. J.W. Olsen) -

                              Ministerial Statements-

                                          Recreational Boating Regulations

                                          Suspension of Taxi Driver Charged with Rape

 

17        Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

            Statutes Amendment (Oil Refineries) Bill                                                                                            Message No. 55

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Oil Refinery (Hundred of Noarlunga) Indenture Act 1958 and the Mobil Lubricating Oil Refinery (Indenture) Act 1976, without any amendment.

                  Legislative Council, 23 November 1994                                                                                               H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

18       Gaming Supervisory Authority Bill

                  The Treasurer (Hon S.J. Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to establish the Gaming Supervisory Authority and to provide for its powers and functions; 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 Mr Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday next.

 

19       Statutes Amendment (Gaming Supervision) Bill                                                

                  The Treasurer, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Casino Act 1983, the Gaming Machines Act 1992 and the Liquor Licensing Act 1985.

                  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 next.

 

20       Parliamentary Remuneration (Salary Rates Freeze) Amendment Bill

                  The Minister for Industrial Affairs (Hon. G.A. Ingerson), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Parliamentary Remuneration 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 Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday next.

 

21       South Australian Water Corporation Bill

                  Order of the Day read for the consideration of the amendments of the Legislative Council in this Bill.

                                                                                      In Committee

                  Resolved - That Amendment No. 1 be disagreed to and an alternative amendment be made in lieu thereof.

                  Resolved  - That Amendments Nos 2 to 11 be agreed to.

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

                  The House having resumed:

                  Hon. H. Allison reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had agreed to Amendments Nos 2 to 11 without amendment, and had disagreed to Amendment No. 1 and made an alternative amendment in lieu thereof.

                 

22       Consumer Credit (Credit Providers) 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 3 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 4 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 5 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 6 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                New clause No. 6A inserted.

                                                                                                New clause No. 6B inserted.

                                                                                                Clause No. 7 agreed to.

                                                                                                New clause No. 7A inserted.

                                                                                                Clause No. 8 agreed to.

                                                                                                New clause No. 8A inserted.

                                                                                                Clause No. 9 agreed to.

                                                                                                Schedule amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Title agreed to.

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

                  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.

 

23       Second-Hand Vehicle Dealers 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.

                                                                                                Clause No. 3 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 4 to 9 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 10 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 11 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 12 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 13 to 16 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 17 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 18 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 19 left out.

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 20 to 23 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 24 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 25 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 26 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 27 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 28 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 29 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 30 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 31 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 32 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 33 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 34 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 35 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 36 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 37 and 38 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 39 amended and  agreed to.

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 40 to 48 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 49 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 50 and 51 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 52 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Schedule inserted.

                                                                                                Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 


                  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.

 

24       Adjournment

                  House adjourned at 5.42 p.m. until Tuesday next at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

 

                  Present during the day - All Members except Mr De Laine and Mr Quirke.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY