No 34

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 1 JUNE 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 – separately - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/ Committees/ Regulations Nos 1 to 15 be postponed until Thursday 29 June.

 

3       Door-to-Door Sales (Employment of Children) Bill

Mrs Geraghty, pursuant to notice, moved - 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.

Question put and passed.

         Ordered – That further consideration in Committee of the Bill be an Order of the Day for Thursday 29 June.

 

4       Netherby Kindergarten (Variation of Waite Trust) Act Repeal Bill

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to repeal the Netherby Kindergarten (Variation of Waite Trust) Act 1997; and for other purposes.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

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

         Ordered, on motion of Ms White, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 29 June.

 

5       Funding of Public Schools - Motion for Select Committee

Ms White, pursuant to notice, moved – That a Select Committee be established to inquire into the funding of public school operating costs and in particular –

(a)     existing arrangements including the current regulation for compulsory fees, the existing levels of voluntary contributions and schoolcard allowances;

(b)     the adequacy of Government operating grants paid to public schools; and

(c)     those cost items which should be met by Government and those costs which should be met from other sources, including payments by parents.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Hamilton-Smith, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 29 June.

 

6       Education Act – Regulations – Material and Service Charges - Motion for disallowance

Ms White, pursuant to notice, moved – That the Regulations under the Education Act 1972 relating to Material and Service Charges, made on 4 May 2000 and laid on the Table of this House on 31 May 2000, be disallowed.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Hamilton-Smith, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 29 June.

 

7       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 20 be postponed until Thursday 29 June.

 

8       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 to 6 be postponed until Thursday 29 June.

 

9       Constitution (Parliamentary Terms) 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 the motion of Mr Hamilton-Smith, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 29 June.

 

10      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 8 to 10 be postponed until Thursday 29 June.

 

11      City of Adelaide (Development Within Park Lands) Amendment Bill

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

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 3 read.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Hamilton-Smith reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again on Thursday 29 June.

 


12      Liquor Licensing (Hotels Near Schools) Amendment Bill

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

Mr Meier moved – That the debate be further adjourned.

 

Question put.

House divided (No 1):

 


              Ayes, 16

 

Hon M K Brindal

Hon M R Buckby

Mr Condous

Hon I F Evans

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon G A Ingerson

Hon R G Kerin

Hon D C Kotz

Hon W A Matthew

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon D C Wotton

Mr Meier  (Teller)


        Noes, 19

 

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hill

Ms Hurley

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Mr Lewis

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Ms Rankine

Hon M D Rann

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Wright

Mr Hanna (Teller)


         So it passed in the negative.

 

Debate resumed.

         Question – That this Bill be now read a second time – put.

 

         House divided (No 2):

 


                       Ayes, 16

 

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hill

Ms Hurley

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Hon M D Rann

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Wright

Mr Hanna (Teller)


        Noes, 19

 

Hon M K Brindal

Hon R B Buckby

Mr Condous

Hon I F Evans

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

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.

 

13      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 1 be postponed until Thursday 29 June.

 

14      Parks and Wildlife Festival - Motion re

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to notice, moved – That this House congratulates the organisers, sponsors and supporters of the annual Parks and Wildlife Festival held at Belair National Park on 2 April

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

15      Common Youth Allowance - Obligations - Motion re

Ms Thompson, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move - That this House expresses its concern that many young people returning to schools as a result of the obligations imposed by the Common Youth Allowance are not having their educational, social and vocational needs met by the programmes which currently exist and notes that the impact of this can be damaging to schools, teachers and other students as well as to the young people themselves.

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The 30 minutes for Notices of Motion: Other Motions having expired, Orders of the Day: Other Motions were called on.

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16      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.

 

17      Common Youth Allowance - Obligations - Motion re

Motion (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 29 June.

 

18      Fiji Government Overthrow - Motion re

Hon M D Rann, pursuant to notice, moved – That this House deplores the overthrow of the democratically elected Government in Fiji and calls on the Federal Government to –

(a) withdraw Australia’s High Commissioner from Suva;

(b) end foreign aid payments;

(c) have Fiji removed from the Commonwealth;

(d) sponsor a resolution of condemnation by the United Nations; and

(e) implement a series of trade and sporting sanctions.

Debate ensued

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It being 1.00 pm, the debate was adjourned (Ms Thompson, by leave) and made an Order of the Day for Thursday 29 June.

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19      Petitions Nos 144 to 149

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

 

144      Ms Rankine, from 580 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to consult with the local community and consider projected traffic flows when assessing the need to upgrade Golden Grove Road.

 

145      Ms Rankine, from 1,623 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to establish a Police Patrol Base to service the Tea Tree Gully area.

 

146 and 147      Ms Ciccarello and Mr Conlon, from 1,036 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure government funding of public libraries is maintained.

 

148      Hon R B Such, from 47 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House legislate to protect urban trees and bushland and give local councils access to an expert intermediary body before clearance is permitted.

 

149      Hon R B Such, from 7 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House legislate to protect native vegetation and promote sustainable farming practice to ensure bio-diversity and healthy waterways.

 

20      Answers to questions

Answers to questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

21      Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

22      Paper

         The following Paper was tabled:

               By the Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon I F Evans) –

                     Report on the Landfill Environmental Management Plan for Closure of the Wingfield Waste Depot – June 2000.

 

23      Grievance debate

The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

24      Next day of sitting

The Deputy Premier (Hon R G Kerin) moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until 27 June at 2.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

25      Estimates Committees – Motion re

The Deputy Premier, by leave, moved – That a message be sent to the Legislative Council requesting that the Treasurer (Hon R I Lucas), the Attorney-General (Hon K  T Griffin), the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning (Hon D V Laidlaw) and the Minister for Disability Services (Hon R D Lawson), Members of the Legislative Council be permitted to attend and give evidence before the Estimates Committees of the House of Assembly on the Appropriation Bill.

Question put and passed.

 

26      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

Criminal Law Consolidation (Mental Impairment) Amendment Bill

                                                                                                               Message No 65

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 1 June 2000                                                 J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

         Ordered - That the second reading be made an Order of the Day for Tuesday 27 June.

 

Juries (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill                                     Message No 66

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Juries Act 1927, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 1 June 2000                                                 J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

         Ordered - That the second reading be made an Order of the Day for Tuesday 27 June.

 

27      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 1 to 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 4.

 

 


28      Road Traffic (Red Light Camera Offences) Amendment Bill

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

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 3 read.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Lewis reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again on motion.

 

29      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Human Services moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 5.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

30      Road Traffic (Red Light Camera Offences) Amendment Bill

         Ordered - That the further consideration in Committee of this Bill be now resumed.

 

In Committee

                                                Clause No 3 further considered, amended and agreed to.

                                                New Clause No 4 inserted.

                                                Title amended and agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Lewis reported that the Committee had further considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments and had amended the title.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

31      Statutes Amendment (Lotteries and Racing – GST) 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 11 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton 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.

 


32      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Dairy Industry (Deregulation of Prices) Amendment Bill             Message No 67

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Dairy Industry Act 1992, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 1 June 2000                                                 J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

33      Gaming Machines (Miscellaneous) 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 to 5 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton 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.

 

34      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Estimates Committees                                                                Message No 68

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has given leave to the Treasurer (Hon R I Lucas), the Attorney-General (Hon K T Griffin), the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning (Hon D V Laidlaw), the Minister for Disability Services (Hon R D Lawson) to attend and give evidence before the Estimates Committees of the House of Assembly on the Appropriation Bill, if they think fit.

         Legislative Council, 1 June 2000                                                 J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

35      Renmark Irrigation Trust (Rating) 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 to 10 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton 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.

 


36      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Road Traffic (Red Light Camera Offences) Amendment Bill       Message No 69

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendments made by the House of Assembly in the Road Traffic (Red Light Camera Offences) Amendment Bill, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 1 June 2000                                                 J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

37      Gas (Miscellaneous) 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.

 

38      Extension of sitting

The Minister for Minerals and Energy (Hon W A Matthew) moved - That the sitting of the House be extended beyond 6.00pm.

Question put and passed.

 

39      Gas (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 8 agreed to.

                                                Schedule agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton 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.

 

40      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 6.21 pm until Tuesday 27 June at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

         For Tuesday 27 June 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Government Business –

 

The Minister for Environment and Heritage to move – That this House requests His Excellency the Governor to make a proclamation under section 28(10) of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 abolishing the Naracoorte Conservation Park and constituting the land formerly comprising that park (except for four small parcels that have negligible value) as a national park with the name Naracoorte Caves National Park.


 

CONTINGENT NOTICE OF MOTION

 

Contingently on the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the second reading of the Summary Offences (Prostitution) Amendment Bill, the Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services to move – That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable, forthwith, in relation to the Summary Offences (Prostitution) Amendment Bill, the Prostitution (Regulation) Bill, the Prostitution (Licensing) Bill, the Prostitution (Registration) Bill and the Statutes Amendment (Prostitution) Bill –

(a) one second reading debate to be undertaken regarding all of these Bills;

(b) separate questions to be put on each Bill at the conclusion of the second reading debate; and

(c) any remaining Bills to be considered in one Committee of the whole.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Hon M H Armitage, Hon R L Brokenshire, Ms Breuer, Hon G M Gunn and Hon J L Hall .

 

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

 

         Division No 1 -

            Ayes - Hon M H Armitage, Hon R L Brokenshire, Hon G M Gunn, Hon J L Hall and Hon J W Olsen.

            Noes - Mr Atkinson, Ms Bedford, Ms Breuer, Ms Ciccarello and Mr Snelling.

 

         Division No 2 -

            Ayes - Mr Atkinson, Ms Bedford, Ms Breuer, Ms Ciccarello and Mr Snelling.

            Noes - Hon M H Armitage, Hon R L Brokenshire, Hon G M Gunn, Hon J L Hall and Hon J W Olsen.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY