No. 34

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                          TUESDAY 7 FEBRUARY 1995

 

 

 1         Meeting of House

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

 

2         Messages from the Governor

                  The following Messages from the Governor were received and read:

 

            Phylloxera and Grape Industry Bill - Recommending                                                          Message No. 13

                  The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Phylloxera and Grape Industry Bill 1994.

                  Government House, 7 February 1995                                                                                                       R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

            Assent to Bills                                                                                                                                                                                Message No. 14

                  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. 73 of 1994 - An Act to amend the State Disaster Act 1990 and to make consequential amendments to the Local Government Act 1934, the State Emergency Service Act 1987 and the Summary Offences Act 1953.

                  No. 74 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Oil Refinery (Hundred of Noarlunga) Indenture Act 1958 and the Mobil Lubricating Oil Refinery (Indenture) Act 1976.

                  No. 75 of 1994 - An Act to make provision relating to vocational education, employment and training; to repeal the Industrial and Commercial Training Act 1981 and the Tertiary Education Act 1986; and for other purposes.

                  No. 76 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Motor Vehicles Act 1959.

                  No. 77 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Public Finance and Audit Act 1987.

                  No. 78 of 1994 - An Act to amend the State Lotteries Act 1966.

                  No. 79 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Local Government Act 1934.

                  No. 80 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Wheat Marketing Act 1989.

                  No. 81 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Shop Trading Hours Act 1977.

                  No. 82 of 1994 - An Act to provide for the provision of water and sewerage services; to establish a corporation for that purpose; to amend the Sewerage Act 1929 and the Waterworks Act 1932; and for other purposes.

                  No. 83 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923.

                  No. 84 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Parliamentary Remuneration Act 1990.

                  No. 85 of 1994 - An Act to regulate the sale of land and businesses and the preparation of conveyancing instruments; and for others purposes.

                  No. 86 of 1994 - An Act to regulate conveyancers; and for other purposes.

                  No. 87 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Land Acquisition Act 1969.

                  No. 88 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961.


                  No. 89 of 1994 - An Act to provide for the supply of electrical energy; to establish a corporation or corporations for that purpose; to repeal certain Acts; and for other purposes.

                  No. 90 of 1994 - An Act to regulate land agents and their sales representatives; to repeal the Land Agents, Brokers and Valuers Act 1973; to amend the District Court Act 1991; and for other purposes.

                  No. 91 of 1994 - An Act to regulate land valuers; and for others purposes.

                  No. 92 of 1994 - An Act to relating to native title; and amending the Acts Interpretation Act 1915.

                  No. 93 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Environment, Resources and Development Court Act 1993.

                  Government House, 7 February 1995                                                                                                       R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

3         Death of Former Member - Hon. G.L. Bruce

                  The Premier (Hon. D.C. Brown), by leave, moved - That this House expresses its regret at the recent death of Hon. Gordon Bruce, former Member and President of the Legislative Council  and places on record its appreciation of his meritorious service; and as a mark of respect to his memory, the sitting of the House be suspended until the ringing of the bells.

                  And being supported by the Leader of the Opposition (Hon. M.D. Rann), the Deputy Leader of the Opposition (Mr Clarke), Hon. F. T. Blevins, Mr Lewis, Mr Quirke, and Mr Delaine:

                  Motion carried in silence, Members rising in their places.

 

4         Suspension and resumption of sitting

                  At 2.25 p.m. the sitting of the House was suspended.

                  At 2.35 p.m. the Speaker resumed the chair.

 

5         Petitions Nos 114 to 125

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

 

                  114    The Premier, from 116 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to reduce the speed limit and provide better pedestrian access on Williss Drive, Normanville.

 

                  115 to 118            The Premier, Hon. Minister for Mines and Energy (Hon. D. S. Baker), and Hon. H. Allison, Mr Buckby, from 148 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government not to cut the Education and Children's Services budget.

 

                  119    The Minister for Health (Hon. M.H. Armitage), from 2 911 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to upgrade car parking facilities to the Queen Victoria Hospital Site.

 

                  120   The Minister for Health, from 448 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government not to allow the privatising of health services at Modbury Hospital.

 

                  121    Mr Andrew, from 1 370 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to maintain and upgrade facilities at the Cadell Training Centre.

 

                  122   Mr Bass, from 15 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to cease negotiations with Healthscope and ensure a viable public Modbury Hospital.

 

                  123   Hon. F.T. Blevins, from 380 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to reject all Audit Commission recommendations in relation to water charging.

 

                  124   Mr Evans, from 66 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to provide a shop front community Police Station within the Blackwood shopping centre and increase the number of police within the Blackwood area.

 


                  125   Mr Leggett, from 559 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to maintain the current alignment of Tapleys Hill Road in any extension of the Adelaide Airport runway.

 

6         Answers to questions

                  Answers to questions on the notice Paper Nos 49, 84, 115, 128, 133, 137, 138, 142 to 144, 146 to 151, 153, 154, 156 and 162.

 

7          Papers

                  The following Papers were tabled:

 

                  By the Deputy Premier (Hon. S.J. Baker) -

                              Commissioner for Equal Opportunity - Report, 1993-94

                              Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee - Report, 1993-94

                              State Business and Corporate Affairs Office - Report,  1993-94                    

                              Liquor Licensing Act - Regulations - Dry Areas

                                          Adelaide - Victor Harbor - Beachport - New Year's Eve

                                          Murray Bridge

                                          Normanville - New Year's Eve

                                          Port Adelaide Mall and Waterfront - Semaphore Esplanade - Port Augusta

                                          Port Elliot/Goolwa - Renmark - New Year's Eve

                              Summary Offences Act - Regulations -

                                          New Expiation Fees

                                          Traffic Infringement Notice - Learner's Permit

                              Supreme Court Act 1935 - Rules of Court - Caseflow Management Procedures - Amendment

                              District Court Act 1991 - Rules of Court - Uniformity of Rules with Supreme Court

                              Environment, Resources and Development Court Act 1993 - Rules of Court - Appeals and Applications under the Irrigation Act

 

                  By the Treasurer (Hon. S.J. Baker) -

                              Electricity Trust of South Australia Contributory and Non Contributory Superannuation Schemes - Report, 1993-94

 

                  By the Minister for Tourism (Hon G.A. Ingerson) -

                              Economic and Finance Committee, response to Tenth Report by the Minister for Tourism

                              Public Works Committee, response to Report on Flinders Medical Centre Accident and Emergency Department Upgrade by the Minister for Tourism

                              Public Works Committee, response to Report on City West Campus Project, University of SA by the Minister for Tourism

 

                  By the Minister for Industrial Affairs (Hon. G.A. Ingerson) -

                              Mining and Quarrying Occupational Health and Safety Committee - Report, 1993-94

                              South Australian Occupational Health and Safety Commission - Report, 1993-94

                              WorkCover Corporation - Report, 1993-94

 

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

                              Regulations under the following Acts -

                              Harbors and Navigation - Vesting of Lands in Ports Corporation

                              Motor Vehicles - Traffic Infringement Notice - Probational Licence

                              Passenger Transport - Taxi Industry - Various

                              Road Traffic -

                                          Buses Right Hook Turns

                                          Exempt Vehicles

                              South Australian Ports Corporation - Removing Speed Restrictions

                              Waterworks - Scale of Charges - Pipes

 

                  By the Minister for Infrastructure (Hon. J.W. Olsen) -

                              Sewerage Act - Regulations - Scale of Charges - Pipes

 

                  By the Minister for Health (Hon. M.H. Armitage) -

                              Radiation Protection and Control Act - Report, 1993-94

                              Regulations under the following Acts -

                              South Australian Health Commission - Southern Districts War Memorial Hospital

                              Health - Revocation - Licensing of Nursing Homes

                              Supported Residential Facilities - Licensing of Nursing Homes/Psychiatric Rehabilitation Hostels

                              Optometrists - Advertising - Mutual Recognition Qualifications

 

                  By the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs (Hon. M.H. Armitage) -

                              Department of State Aboriginal Affairs - Report, 1993-94

 

                  By the Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations                             (Hon. J.K.G. Oswald)

                              Local Government Grants Commission South Australia - Report, 1993-94

                              Local Government Act - Rules of Local Government Superannuation Scheme

                              Development Act -

                                          District Council -

                                                      Angaston - Cook Street Concept Plan - Plan Amendment

                                                      Kapunda - Kapunda Township Plan Amendment Report

                                                      Tatiara - Bordertown Industrial Estate Plan Amendment Report                                        

                                          Mount Barker - Rural Living Review Plan Amendment

                                          Willunga-McLaren Vale Schedule of Local Heritage Places Plan Amendment

                                          Willunga - Interim Structure Plan Amendment

                              Development Act - Regulations -

                                          Regional Centre Zones - Fences

                                          Building Code of Australia - Amendment

                              Architects Act 1939 - By-laws - Fees

                              Corporation By-laws -

                                          Wallaroo -

                                                      No. 2 - Council Land

                                                      No. 3 - Fire Prevention

                                                      No. 4 - Dogs

                                                      No. 5 - Animals and Birds

                                                      No. 6 - Bees

                              District Council By-laws -

                                          Willunga - No. 21 - Sted Schemes

                                          Yankalilla - No.34 - Moveable Signs

 

                  By the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon. J.K.G. Oswald) -

                              Bookmakers Licensing Board - Report, 1993-94

                              Racing Act - Regulations - Sports Betting - Japanese/Australian Grand Prix

                              Racing Act - Rules -

                                          Bookmakers Licensing Board - Various

                                          Harness Racing Board -

                                                      Breeding Season

                                                      Ease Out

                                                      Interpretation - Plasma

                                                      Mudguards

                                                      Register of Horse Lease

                                                      Sports Betting - Adelaide Oval

 


                  By the Minister for Primary Industries (Hon D.S. Baker) -

                              Advisory Board of Agriculture - Report, 1993-94

                              Regulations under the following Acts -

                              Fisheries - Northern Zone Rock Lobster

                              Forestry - Recreational Use of Reserves

                              Meat Hygiene - Slaughtering Procedures

 

                  By the Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources (Hon. D.C. Wotton) -

                              Regulations under the following Acts -

                              Environment Protection -

                                          Fees and Levy

                                          Former Corporate Body

                              National Parks and Wildlife - Entrance Fees - Lincoln/Coffin Bay National Parks

                              Native Vegetation - Firebreaks.

 

8         Papers

                  The Speaker laid on the table the following papers, which have been printed and published pursuant to S17(7)(b) of the Parliamentary Committees Act 1991:

 

                  Fifth Report of the Social Development Committee on Family Leave Provisions for the Emergency Care of Dependents (Paper No.189).

 

                  Report of the Public Works Standing Committee on Seaford 6-12 School Project (Paper No.190).

 

9         Questions

                  Questions without notice were asked.

                  Ordered - That the period for asking questions without notice be extended by 8 minutes.

                  Questions without notice resumed.

 

10       Grievance debate

                  The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

11        Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 1 to 8 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No. 9.

 

12       Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Benefits and 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 resumed.

 

13       Extension of sitting

                  The Minister for Industrial Affairs moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

                  Question put and passed.

 

14       Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Benefits and Review) Amendment Bill

                  Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

                  Ordered, on motion of the Minister of Industrial Affairs, by leave, that the debate be further adjourned until tomorrow.

 


15       Paper

                  The following Paper was tabled:

 

                  By the Deputy Premier (Hon. S.J. Baker)  -

                              Ministerial Statement - Commissioner for Consumer Affairs - Report, 1993-94.

 

16       Adjournment

                  House adjourned at 11.50 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                 MOTIONS WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Thursday 9 February 1995

            Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations-

 

                  Mr Becker to move - That the Interim Report of the Economic and Finance Committee on the Management of the Government Motor Vehicle Fleet be noted.

 

                  Mr Brindal to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to abolish offences related to prostitution and to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 and the Summary Offences Act 1953.

 

                  Mr Leggett to move - That the Fifth Report of the Social Development Committee on Family-Leave Provisions for the Emergency Care of Dependants be noted.

 

                  Mr Ashenden to move - That the Report of the Public Works Committee on Seaford 6-12 School Project be noted.

 

                  Mr Foley to move - That this House congratulates the Port Adelaide Football Club on being awarded South Australia's second licence to compete in the Australian Football League.

 

                  Mrs Greig to move - That this House notes the outstanding performance of the South Australian Women's Cricket Team in winning the National Championship in Canberra on 8 January 1995.

 

For Thursday 16 February 1995

            Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

 

                  Mr Brindal to move - That this House release for perusal on a confidential basis to Members of the House of Assembly the Minutes of Evidence, submissions and other documentation relating to the Select Committee of Inquiry into Prostitution which was reported to, and noted by this House on 19 February 1980.

 

For Thursday 23 February 1995

            Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

 

                  Mr Meier to move - That this House congratulates the Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service on its excellent work in providing stocks of blood for day to day and emergency use and urges more South Australians to take up the challenge to give blood on a regular basis thereby helping to promote better health in this State.

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 


 

                  Present during the day - All Members except Mr Venning.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY