No 31

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 25 MAY 2000

 

 

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 Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 1 be postponed until Thursday 29 June.

 

3       Postponement of business

Ordered – separately – That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/ Regulations Nos 2 to 17 be postponed until Thursday 1 June.

 

4       Statutes Amendment (Prostitution) Bill

Mr Atkinson, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, the Development Act 1993, the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994, the Summary Offences Act 1935, the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 and the Wrongs Act 1936..

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

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

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Hamilton-Smith, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 1 June.

 

5       Woodend Shopping Centre – Referral to the Public Works Committee - Motion re

      Mr Hanna, pursuant to notice, moved - That the purchase of the Woodend Shopping Centre be referred to the Public Works Committee for investigation.

      Ordered, on motion of Mr Hamilton-Smith, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 1 June.

 

6       Notice Paper – Correction of error

The Speaker called the attention of the House to an error in the Notice Paper.

The Speaker stated that Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 4 should appear as Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 20.

 

7       Northern Adelaide and Barossa Catchment Water Levy – Motion for disallowance

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Levy Proposal forming part of the Northern Adelaide and Barossa Catchment Water Management Board Initial Catchment Water Management Plan Annual Review 1999–2000, laid on the Table of this House on 24 May 2000, be disallowed.

Debate ensued.

 


8       Suspension of Standing Orders

Mr Meier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Notices of Motion: Other Motions to be postponed until Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations and Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations are disposed of.

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

 

9       Northern Adelaide and Barossa Catchment Water Levy – Motion for disallowance

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

Question put.

House divided (No 1):

 


                                Ayes, 20

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Hon M D Rann

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Wright

Ms Hurley (Teller)


        Noes, 25

 

Hon M H Armitage

Hon M K Brindal

Hon R L Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Hon R B 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

Mr Lewis

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Hon J W Olsen

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon D C Wotton

Mr Meier  (Teller)


 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

10      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 to 9 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 10.

 

11      Report of the Select Committee on a Heroin Rehabilitation Trial - Motion to note

      Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion – That the Report of the Select Committee on a Heroin Rehabilitation Trial be noted.

      Debate resumed.

      Question put and passed.

 

12      Messages from the Governor

         The following Messages from the Governor were received and read:

 

         Appropriation Bill – Recommending                                          Message No 14

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Appropriation Bill 2000.

         Government House, 25 May 2000                                               E J Neal, GOVERNOR


 

      Recreational Greenways Bill – Recommending                   Message No 15

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Recreational Greenways Bill 2000.

      Government House, 25 May 2000                                         E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

13      Petitions Nos 131 to 138

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

 

131     Mr Williams, from 20 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Wattle Range Council to consider the Glens Point site for the proposed Beachport boat ramp.

 

132     Hon R B Such, from 29 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House lower the age at which a person is treated as an adult in criminal courts to 17 years.

 

133     Deputy Premier (Hon R G Kerin), from 9,498 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure that resources are provided to control mosquitoes breeding in the Port Pirie and regional council areas.

 

134 to 137  The Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage), the Minister for Local Government (Hon D C Kotz), Ms Maywald and Mr McEwen, from 5,352 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure government funding of public libraries is maintained.

 

138     Mr Hamilton-Smith, from 679 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House support the retention of the 40 km/h speed zone in Westbourne Park and Hawthorn and its extension throughout the City of Mitcham.

 

14      Papers

      The following Papers were tabled:

 

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

      Supported Residential Facilities Advisory Committee – Report 1998-99

 

By the Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby) –

      Direction to General Lessor Corporation (GLC) – Execution of Sale Agreements

            – Optima Energy Pty Ltd – Ministerial Direction

      Direction to General Lessor Corporation (GLC) – Execution of Sale Agreements

            – Synergen Pty Ltd – Ministerial Direction.

 

15      Public Works Committee - Report – State Library Redevelopment – Final Report

Mr Lewis brought up the One Hundred and Twenty-Seventh Report of the Public Works Committee on the State Library Redevelopment – Final Report.

Report received.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 213).

 

16      Questions

      Questions without notice were asked.

 


17      Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Premier (Hon J W Olsen) –

      Budget Speech – 2000-2001 Budget Paper 1

      Budget at a Glance – 2000-2001

      Budget Guide – 2000-2001

      Budget Statement – 2000-2001 Budget Paper 2

Ordered to be published (Paper No 18)

      Estimates Statement – 2000-2001 Budget Paper 3

Ordered to be published (Paper No 15)

      Portfolio Statements – 2000-2001 Budget Paper 4 Volume 1

Ordered to be published (Paper No 16)

      Portfolio Statements – 2000-2001 Budget Paper 4 Volume 2

Ordered to be published (Paper No 16)

      Capital Investment Statement – 2000-2001 Budget Paper 5

Ordered to be published (Paper No 17)

      Employment Statement – 2000-2001 Budget Paper 6

      Regional Statement – 2000-2001 Budget Paper 7

      Uniform Financial Information – South Australia – 2000-2001.

 

18      Appropriation Bill

The Premier, without notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the year ending on 30 June 2001 and for other purposes.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill presented and read a first time.

The Premier, proceeding to move - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Ordered, on motion of the Premier, by leave, that the second reading be adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

19      Treasurer attends the House

The Treasurer (Hon R I Lucas), pursuant to order, was admitted to the House for the purpose of giving a speech in relation to the Appropriation Bill.

 

20      Appropriation Bill

Ordered – That the second reading be now resumed.

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

 

21      Adjournment

         The Deputy Premier (Hon R G Kerin) moved - That the House do now adjourn.

         Debate ensued.

 

22      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Liquor Licensing (Regulated Premises) Amendment Bill           Message No 57

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Liquor Licensing Act 1997, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 25 May 2000                                                J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

         Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Tourism (Hon J L Hall), that the second reading be made an Order of the Day for Tuesday next.

 


21      Adjournment

         Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

         Question put and passed.

         House adjourned at 4.10 pm until Tuesday next at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

         For Wednesday 31 May 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Standing Committee Reports –

 

Mr Lewis to move – That the One Hundred and Twenty-Seventh Report of the Public Works Committee on the State Library Redevelopment – Final Report be noted.

 

 

         For Thursday 1 June 2000

 

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

 

Mrs Geraghty to move – That the Door-to-Door Sales (Employment of Children) Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill, pursuant to section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

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         Present during the day - All Members except Ms Ciccarello.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY