No 33

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 28 MARCH 1996

 

 

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 12 be Notices of Motion for Thursday 11 April.

 

3    Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 and 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 3.

 

4    Public Works Committee - Report - Mile End Railyards Redevelopment - Motion to note

   Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Oswald - That the Twenty Second Report of the Public Works Committee on the Mile End Railyards Redevelopment, be noted.

Debate resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

5    Select Committee on Organs for Transplantation - Extension of time for bringing up Report

Order of the Day read for bringing up the report of the Select Committee on Organs for Transplantation.

Mrs Greig moved - That the time for bringing up the Report of the Select Committee be extended until Thursday 13 June.

Question put and passed.

 

6    Select Committee on Petrol Multi Site Franchising - Extension of time for bringing up Report

Order of the Day read for bringing up the report of the Select Committee on Petrol Multi Site Franchising.

Mr Caudell moved - That the time for bringing up the Report of the Select Committee be extended until Thursday 13 June.

Question put and passed.

 

7    Referendum (Water Supply and Sewerage Systems) 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 Bass, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 11 April.

    

 

8    Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Mental Incapacity) 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 11 April.

 

9    Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions Nos 1 and 2 be Notices of Motion for Thursday 11 April.

 

10   Uranium Mining - Motion re

Mr Bass, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House supports uranium mining in South Australia, acknowledges the success of the Olympic Dam operations at Roxby Downs and supports its further expansion; and this House also notes the new Federal Governments announcement of abolishing the three mines policy and supports the expansion of the uranium industry in South Australia.

Ordered, on motion of Mr De Laine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 11 April.

 

11   Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions No 4 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday 11 April.

 

12   Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Other Motions Nos 1 and 2 be Orders of the Day for Thursday 11 April.

 

13   Federal Cabinet - Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Scalzi - That this House congratulates Prime Minister Howard for his recent election victory and for his impeccable judgement in choosing four  South Australians to serve in his Cabinet.

Which Mr Clarke has moved to amend by leaving out all the words after “victory” and inserting in lieu thereof the words “and his mandate to continue the former Labor Governments policies.”

Debate resumed.

Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.


House divided (No 1)

 


                    Ayes, 10.

 

Mr Atkinson

Hon F T Blevins

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Ms Hurley

Mr Quirke

Hon M D Rann

Ms White

Mr Clarke (Teller)


            Noes, 24.

 

Hon E S Ashenden

Mr D S Baker

Hon S J Baker

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Caudell

Mr Condous

Mr Cummins

Mr Evans

Mrs Greig

Mrs Hall

Hon G A Ingerson

Mrs Kotz

Mr Leggett

Hon W A Matthew

Mr Meier

Mr Oswald

Mrs Penfold

Mr Rossi

Hon R B Such

Mr Wade

Mr Scalzi (Teller)


 

     So it passed in the negative.

Question - That the motion be agreed to - put and passed.

 

14   Carnevale in Adelaide - Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Scalzi - That this House congratulates the Co-ordinating Italian Committee, its President, Dr Tony Cocchiaro and all participating organisations on the success of the first Carnevale in Adelaide festival.

     Debate resumed.

     Ordered, on motion of Mrs Hall, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 11 April.

    

15   Austudy Allowance - Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mrs Penfold - That this House condemns the Federal Government for the lack of equity in the Austudy allowance provisions for country students.

Debate resumed.

     Question put and passed.

    

16   Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Other Motions Nos 6 and 7 to be Orders of the Day for Thursday 11 April.

 

17   Australian Labour Party Conference - Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Brokenshire - That this House condemns the Australian Labor Party for locking out a political journalist from the Australian Labor Party’s annual conference because he was not a member of a union.

Debate resumed.

Question put and passed.

 


18   Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Other Motions Nos 10 and 11 be Orders of the Day for Thursday 11 April.

 

19   Petitions Nos 87 to 89

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

 

87 Mr Foley, from 23 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to install traffic lights at the intersection of Victoria Road and Strathfield Terrace.

 

88 Mr Foley, from 52 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to retain public ownership, control and operation of the water supply and the collection and treatment of sewerage.

 

89 Mr Foley, from 75 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to upgrade the Outer Harbour Boat Ramp and withdraw the boat owners levy.

 

20   Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

21   Grievance debate

     The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

 

22   Paper

     The following Paper was tabled:

 

By the Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development (Hon J W Olsen) -

        Ministerial Statement - The Advertiser and the Arts.

 

23   Messages from the Legislative Council

     The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

     Great Australian Bight Marine Sanctuary Bill            Message No 85

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to constitute the Great Australian Bight Marine Sanctuary and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

     Legislative Council, 27 March 1996                H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

     Bill read a first time.

Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Thursday 11 April.

    

Education (Basic Skills Testing) Amendment Bill         Message No 86

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Education Act 1972, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

     Legislative Council, 27 March 1996                H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

     Bill read a first time.

     Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Thursday 11 April.

 


Pastoral Land Management and Conservation

(Board Membership) Amendment Bill                       Message No 87

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989, without any amendment.

     Legislative Council, 27 March 1996                H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Bill          Message No 88

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendments made by the House of Assembly in the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Bill, without any amendment.

     Legislative Council, 27 March 1996                H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

24   Expiation of Offences 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 13 agreed to.

                              Clause No 14 amended and agreed to.

                              Clauses Nos 15 to 20 agreed to.

                              Title agreed to.

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     The House having resumed:

Mr Bass reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with an amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

25   Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Common Expiation Scheme) 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.

     Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 

26   Summary Procedure (Time for Making Complaint) 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.

     Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 


27   Adjournment

     House adjourned at 4.32 pm until Tuesday 2 April at 2.00 pm.

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Hon H Allison, Hon M H Armitage and Mrs Rosenberg.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                      G M Gunn

                                                      SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY