No 33

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 6 MARCH 1997

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 to 4 be Notices of Motion for Thursday 20 March.

 

3       Constitution (Casual Vacancies in 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.

Ordered, on motion of Mr De Laine, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 20 March.

 

4       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 2 and 3 be Orders of the Day for Thursday 20 March.

 

5       Rehabilitation of Sexual Offenders 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 Meier, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 20 March.

 

6       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 5 to 8 be Orders of the Day for Thursday 20 March.

 

7       Postponement of business

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

 

8       Summary Offences (Prostitution) 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 Mrs Rosenberg, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 20 March.

 


9       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 9 be an Order of the Day for Thursday 20 March.

 

10      Public Sector Salaries - Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Quirke - That this House requests the Economic and Finance Committee to investigate all public sector salaries of $100 000 or more, regardless of how they are constructed, and the salary fixation methods which underpin these salary determinations.

         Question put and negatived.

 

11      Freedom of Information (Public Opinion Polls) 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 Meier, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 20 March.

 

12      Retail Shop Leases (Select Committee Recommendations) 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 Meier, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 20 March.

 

13      Correctional Services (Victim Protection) 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.

Mr Meier moved - That the debate be further adjourned.

         Question put.

         House divided (No. 1):

 


                       Ayes, 26

 

Hon H Allison

Mr Andrew

Hon M H Armitage

Hon E S Ashenden

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Mr Buckby

Mr Condous

Mr Evans

Mrs Greig

Mrs Hall

Hon G A Ingerson

Mrs Kotz

Mr Leggett

Mr Lewis

Hon W A Matthew

Mrs Penfold

Mrs Rosenberg

Mr Rossi

Hon R B Such

Mr Wade

Hon D C Wotton

Mr Meier (Teller)


        Noes, 7

 

Hon F T Blevins

Mr Clarke

Mr De Laine

Mrs Geraghty

Hon M D Rann

Ms White

Mr Atkinson (Teller)


 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate be an Order of the Day for Thursday 20 March.

 

14      Public Works Committee - Reports - Hindmarsh Soccer Stadium Upgrade - Motion to note

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate - That the Thirty-Third Report of the Public Works Committee on the Hindmarsh Soccer Stadium Upgrade be noted.

         Question put and passed.

 

15      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 16 and 17 be Orders of the Day for Thursday 20 March.

 

16      Apex Australia - Motion re

Mr Evans, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates Apex Australia, its current and past members, on 60 years of service to the South Australian Community.

         Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr De Laine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 20 March.

 

17      Australia Day - Adelaide Test Cricket - Motion re

Hon M D Rann, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House condemns any steps to move the Adelaide Test cricket match from the Australia Day weekend and calls on the Australian Cricket Board to reinstate the Australia Day Test to Adelaide Oval for next year and seeks a commitment from the ACB that Adelaide will continue to have its Test at that time in future.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Bass, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 20 March.

 

18      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.

 

19      University of South Australia - Underdale and Whyalla campuses - Motion re

Ms White, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House acknowledges the important educational opportunities provided by the University of South Australia campuses at Whyalla and Underdale to country and western suburbs students and strongly opposes any plan to close or diminish learning opportunities at those campuses.

         Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Wade, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 20 March.

 

20      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 4 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday 20 March.

 

21      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Other Motions Nos 1 to 3 be Orders of the Day for Thursday 20 March.

 

22      Magna - Wheels Car of the Year - Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mrs Greig - That this House congratulates Mitsubishi Motors Australia on the outstanding success of the Mitsubishi Magna Verada and all of the Mitsubishi workforce who made it possible for the Verada to be named the 1996 Wheels Car of the Year.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 


23      Motor vehicle - Tariff - Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mrs Greig - That this House calls on the Federal Government to freeze automotive tariff cuts beyond 15% post the year 2000 and to take urgent action prior to 2000 on micro economic reform and at the same time to ensure predictability and certainty in industry policy to provide assurance for the long term viability and competitiveness of our industry base, in particular the South Australian motor vehicle industry

         Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

24      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Other Motions Nos 6 to 14  to be Orders of the Day for Thursday 20 March.

 

25      Parks High School  Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned motion of Mr De Laine - That this House calls on the Premier to support multiculturalism and Aboriginal reconciliation by -

(a)  intervening in the Government’s decision to close the Parks High School;

(b)  visiting the School to see at first hand how it operates; and

(c)  entering into meaningful discussions with the School community on options they have developed for the School’s future,

and to assist in the retention of this excellent multicultural school for the benefit of the multicultural and Aboriginal population of the Parks area

         Motion resumed.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Bass, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 20 March.

 

26      Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 12.56 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 2.00 pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

27      Petition No 44

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

 

44   Mrs Greig, from 284 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to obtain ownership of ‘Glenthorne’ at O’Halloran Hill from the Federal Government and develop the site for community use.

 

28      Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

29      Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Treasurer (Hon S J Baker) -

Ministerial Statement - Retail Shop Leases Bill 1996

Ministerial Statement - Legal Aid Funding Arrangements

 

30      Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

31      Next day of sitting

         The Treasurer moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until Tuesday 18 March at 2.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 


32      Select Committee on Yumbarra Conservation Park Re-proclamation - Extension of time for bringing up Report

The Minister for Mines (Hon S J Baker) moved - That the time for bringing up the Report of the Select Committee on Yumbarra Conservation Park Re-proclamation be extended until Thursday 20 March.

Question put and passed.

 

33      Electoral (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

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

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

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 18 March.

 

34      Tobacco Products Regulation Bill

         Order of the Day read for the further consideration in Committee of this Bill.

 

In Committee

                                                Clause No 47 agreed to.

                                                Clauses No 48 to 64 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 65 amended and agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 66 to 86 agreed to.

                                                Schedules Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon H Allison reported that the Committee had futher considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

The Treasurer moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

35      Land Acquisition (Right of Review) Amendment Bill

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

Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 4 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon H Allison reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same without any amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 


36      Subordinate Legislation (Commencement of Regulations) Amendment Bill

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

Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                New clause No 2A inserted.

                                                Clause No 3 amended and agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         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.

 

37      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 5.59 pm until Tuesday 18 March at 2.00 pm.

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Mr Caudell (on leave), Mr Foley (suspended), Ms Hurley, Hon R G Kerin, Mr Quirke, Mr Scalzi (on leave) and Mr Venning.

 

 

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

 

         Division No. 1 -

               Ayes - Mr Caudell and Mr Venning.

               Noes - Ms Hurley and Mr Quirke.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            G M Gunn

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY