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                                                                                                   No. 31

 

                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                            OF THE

 

                       HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                                           TUESDAY 26 NOVEMBER 1991

 

 

 1             Meeting of House

                The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. N.T. Peterson) took the

                    Chair and read prayers.

 

 2             Messages from the Governor

                The following Messages from the Governor were received and read:

 

                Assent to Bills                                                                                                     Message No.16

                The Governor informs the House of Assembly that, in the name and on behalf of

                    Her Majesty the Queen, the following Acts have been assented to during the present Session:

                No. 46 of 1991 - An Act to amend the Land Tax Act 1936.

                No. 47 of 1991 - An Act to amend the Dangerous Substances Act 1979.

                No. 48 of 1991 - An Act to amend the Fair Trading Act 1987.

                No. 49 of 1991 - An Act to establish the Office of Director of Public Prosecutions; to

                    make consequential amendments to certain Acts; and for related purposes.

                No. 50 of 1991 - An Act to provide for the establishment of various Parliamentary

                    committees; to define the functions, powers and duties of those committees; to repeal the Public Accounts Committee Act 1972 and the Public Works Standing Committee Act 1927; to amend the Constitution Act 1934, the Industries Development Act 1941, the Parliamentary Remuneration Act 1990, the Planning Act 1982, and the Subordinate Legislation Act 1978; and for other purposes.

                No. 51 of 1991 - An Act to amend the Waterworks Act 1932 and the Sewerage Act 1929.

                Government House, Adelaide, 26 November 1991                                         R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

 3             Petitions Nos 155 to 163

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

 

                155  Dr Armitage, from 155 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government not to close Hillcrest Hospital.

 

                156  Hon. P.B. Arnold, from 5 043 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House

                    urge the Government not to proceed with the construction of the Goolwa to Hindmarsh Island Bridge.

 

                157  Hon. P.B. Arnold, from 356 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House

                    urge the Government to retain existing pricing arrangements for wine grapes.

 

 

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                158  Mr S.J. Baker, from 29 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government to reconsider the decision to reintroduce public transport fares for students not in receipt of the School Card.

 

                159  Mr Brindal, from 172 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the

                    Government not to decriminalise prostitution.

 

                160  Mrs Kotz, from 1 335 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the

                    Government to review the structure of the juvenile justice system and increase the penalties for juvenile crime.

 

                161  Mr Matthew, from 302 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government to retain junior primary tuition at Hallett Cove School.

 

                162  Mr Matthew, from 273 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government to establish a police station at the Hallett Cove Shopping Centre.

               

                163  Mr Such, from 1 435 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the

                    Government to introduce instruction in social behaviour in the education system.

 

 4             Answers to questions

                Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 46, 50, 71, 180, 183, 192, 193, 196, 199,

                    208, 209, 212, 214, 215, 221, 222, 226, 227, 229, 230, 232, 235, 236, 240, 241, 243, 244, 247, 258, 264, 275, 277, 278, 281 and 286 and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

 5             Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

                By the Premier (Hon. J.C. Bannon) -

                    Premiers and Chief Ministers Meeting 21-22 November 1991 - Communique.

 

                By the Minister of Health (Hon. D.J. Hopgood) -

                    Controlled Substances Advisory Council - Report, 1990-91.

                    Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science - Report, 1990-91.

                    Pharmacists Act 1991 - Regulations - Registration and Practice.

 

                By the Minister of Industry, Trade and Technology (Hon. L.M.F. Arnold) -

                    Riverland Development Corporation - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Correctional Services (Hon. F.T. Blevins) -

                    Parole Board of South Australia - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Recreation and Sport (Hon. M.K. Mayes) -

                    Racing Act 1976 - Regulations - Sporting Events Betting.

 

                By the Minister for Environment and Planning (Hon. S.M. Lenehan) -

                    Botanic Gardens Board - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Employment and Further Education (Hon. M.D. Rann) -

                    Local Government Superannuation Scheme -

                          Actuarial Review, 1987-90.

                          Rules - Northern Territory.

                    Parks Community Centre Act 1981 - By-laws - Definitions and Offences.

 


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 6             Public Accounts Committee - Report

                Mr Hamilton brought up the Sixty-sixth Report of the Public Accounts Committee relating

                    to the Management of Transport of Public Sector Employees.

                Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 166).

 

 7             Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

 8             Grievance debate

                The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

 9             Superannuation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the consideration in Committee of the amendment of the

                    Legislative Council in the Superannuation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

                                                                                            In Committee

 

                                              Resolved - That the amendment be agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans reported that the Committee had considered the amendment referred to it

                    and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

10           Wine Grapes Industry Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Wine Grapes

                    Industry Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                                                                                            In Committee

 

                                              Clauses Nos 1 to 10 agreed to.

                                              Schedule agreed to.

                                              Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                      

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans 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.

 

11           South Australian Health Commission (Private Hospital Beds) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the South

                    Australian Health Commission (Private Hospital Beds) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

 

 

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                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                                                                                            In Committee

 

                                              Clauses Nos 1 to 7 agreed to.

                                              Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans 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.

 

12           Statutes Amendment (State Heritage Conservation Orders) Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes

                    Amendment (Stage Heritage Conservation Orders) Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

 

13           Extension of time for adjournment

                The Minister for Environment and Planning moved - That the time for moving the

                    adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

                Question put and passed.

 

14           Statutes Amendment (State Heritage Conservation Orders) Bill

                Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment

                    (State Heritage Conservation Orders) Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                                                                                            In Committee

 

                                              Clauses Nos 1 to 3 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 4 read.

                Hon. D.C. Wotton moved, on page 1, lines 25 and 26, to leave out the words "has been

                    made (whether before or after commencement of this subsection)" and insert in lieu thereof the words  "is made after the commencement of this subsection", and line 27 to leave out the word "was" and insert in lieu thereof the word "is".

                Question put and negatived.

                                              Clause agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 5 agreed to.

                Hon. D.C. Wotton moved on page 2, after line 30 to insert a new clause as follows:

                5a. Insertion of Part VI  The following Part is inserted after section 25e of the principal

                    Act:

                                                                                                PART  VI

                                                                   REVIEW OF DECISIONS OF MINISTER

 

 

 

 

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                25f. Review of decisions of Minister (1)  Application may be made to the Planning Appeal Tribunal for a review of a decision of the Minister -

                (a)     to enter an Item in, or remove an Item from, the Register;

                (b)     to enter an Item on the interim list;

                (c) to designate, or revoke the designation of, an area as a State Heritage Area;

                or

                (d) to make or revoke an order under Division I of Part V.

                (2) Any of the following persons may apply for a review, or be joined as a party to the        proceedings on a review, under this section:

                (a)     a person who owns the Item or part of the Item, or who owns land in the Area, to which the review relates;

                (b)     the municipal or district council (if any) within whose municipality or district the Item or Area is situated;

                (c)     any other person who has to the satisfaction of the Tribunal a sufficient interest in the matter.

                (3) An application for review under this section must be made within three months of the   making of the decision to be reviewed.

                (4) The Tribunal may, if it is satisfied that it is just and reasonable in the circumstances to

                do so, dispense with the requirement that an application for review be made within the period fixed by this section.

                (5) The Tribunal may, on a review under this section, do one or more of the following,

                according to the nature of the case:

                (a)     confirm or reverse the decision subject to review;

                (b)     remit the subject matter of the review to the Minister for further consideration;

                (c)     make any further or other order as to costs or any other matter that the case requires.

                Question put.

                Committee divided (No. 1):

                      Ayes, 22.

            Hon. H. Allison

            Dr Armitage

            Hon. P.B. Arnold

            Mr S.J. Baker

            Mr Becker

            Mr Blacker

            Mr Brindal

            Hon. J.L. Cashmore

            Hon. T. Chapman

            Hon. B.C. Eastick

            Mr S.G. Evans

            Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy

            Mr Gunn

            Mr Ingerson

            Mrs Kotz

            Mr Lewis

            Mr Matthew

            Mr Meier

            Mr Oswald

            Mr Such

            Mr Venning

            Hon. D.C. Wotton (Teller)

       Noes, 22.

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Hon. G.J. Crafter

Mr De Laine

Mr Ferguson

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Mr Groom

Mr Hamilton

Hon. T.H. Hemmings

Mr Heron

Mr Holloway

Hon. D.J. Hopgood

Mrs Hutchison

Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

Mr McKee

Hon. M.K. Mayes

Hon. N.T. Peterson

Hon. M.D. Rann

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon. S.M. Lenehan(Teller)

 

 

 

 

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                Casting Vote

                The number of Ayes and Noes being equal, the Chairman gave his casting vote for the

                    Noes.

                So it passed in the negative.

 

                                              Clause No. 6 agreed to.

                                              Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                                                               

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans 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.

 

15           Adjournment

                House adjourned at 11.42 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                               MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Wednesday 27 November

                Notices of Motion: Government Business-

 

The Deputy Premier to move - That on the commencement of the Parliamentary Committees Act,

                the following Members be appointed to the Economic and Finance Committee: Messrs M.J. Evans, Ferguson, Groom and Hamilton.

 

The Deputy Premier to move - That on the commencement of the Parliamentary Committees Act,

                the following Members be appointed to the Environment, Resources and Development Committee: Mr De Laine and Hon. T.H. Hemmings; and that a Message be sent to the Legislative Council in accordance with the foregoing resolution.'

 

The Deputy Premier to move - That on the commencement of the Parliamentary Committees Act,

                the following Member be appointed to the Legislative Review Committee: Mr McKee; and that a Message be sent to the Legislative Council in accordance with the foregoing resolution.

 

The Deputy Premier to move - That on the commencement of the Parliamentary Committees Act,

                the following Members be appointed to the Social Development Committee: Messrs Holloway and Quirke; and that a Message be sent to the Legislative Council in accordance with the foregoing resolution.

 

The Minister of Transport to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend

                the Motor Vehicles Act 1959; and to make a consequential amendment to the Road Traffic Act 1961.              

               

For Thursday 28 November 1991

                Notices of Motion:  Other business-

 

Mr Lewis to move - That this House supports live sheep export trade and acknowledges that it is

                an industry which adds considerable value to the sheep products industry in this State.

 

 

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Mr Venning to move - That because of the parlous state of the nation's economy, this House

                demands that the following urgent measures be implemented by the Federal Government immediately -

                (a)     abolition of payroll tax;

                (b)     abolition of the 17.5% annual leave loading;

                (c)     abolition of penalty rates;  and

                (d)     return to a 40 hour, 5 day week.

 

                                                                                                                         

 

Present during the day - All the Members.

 

The following pair was handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

                Division No. 1 -

                    Ayes - Mr D.S. Baker.

                    Noes - Mr Quirke.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY