No 35

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 17 FEBRUARY 2005

 

 

1       Meeting of House

         The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon Peter Lewis) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Relief Workers – Asian Tsunami and Eyre Peninsula Bush Fire- Motion re

Ms Rankine, having by leave amended her motion of which notice was given, moved - That this House acknowledges the great contribution of many hundreds of South Australian public servants, health professionals, police and fire officers who provided invaluable assistance, both at home and abroad, in the provision of emergency relief and aid to victims of the recent Asian tsunami and Eyre Peninsula bush fires.

         Question put and passed.

 

3       State Opera – Ring Cycle Production - Motion re

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the State Opera of South Australia for its outstanding production of "Der Ring des Nibelungen" by Richard Wagner, and in particular, General Director - Stephen Phillips, Corporate Sponsor - United Utilities Australia, Conductor - Asher Fisch, Director - Elke Neidhardt, Set Designer - Michael Scott-Mitchell, Lighting Designer & Associate Set Designer - Nick Schlieper, Costume Designer - Stephen Curtis, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and all of the artists, performers, crew and donors for their contribution to the success of this production.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Snelling, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 3 March.

 

4       Alicia Molik and Lleyton Hewitt - Motion re

Mr Caica, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates former South Australian Sports Institute Scholarship holders Alicia Molik and Lleyton Hewitt on their outstanding performances at the Australian Tennis Open last month.

         Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

5       Postponement of business

Ordered, separately - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions Nos 4 to 6 be postponed until Thursday 3 March.

 

6       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motion No 7 be postponed until Thursday 10 March.

 

7       Postponement of business

Ordered, severally - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions Nos 8 to 20 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 21.

 

8       Bangka Day Memorial Services and Women’s Memorial Playing Fields Trust - Motion re

Mrs Hall, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House

(a)        recognises the 63rd anniversary of the Bangka Straits Massacre on 16 February 1942;

(b)       pays tribute to the work and commitment of the South Australian Women's Memorial Playing Fields Trust in honouring the memory of the Australian nurses killed in the Bangka Straits; and

(c)       acknowledges the Bangka Day Memorial Service held on 13 February 2005 at the St Mary's playing fields.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

9       Postponement of business

Ordered, separately - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions Nos 8 and 9 be postponed until Thursday 3 March.

 

10      Community Road Watch - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the Government to introduce a Community Road Watch scheme similar to those currently operating in Queensland and New Zealand.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 3 March.

 

11      Paid Maternity Leave - Motion re

         Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the State and Federal Governments, and the private sector to endorse the concept of paid maternity leave spanning a period of up to 12 months.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Goldsworthy, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 3 March.

 

12      Satellite City - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House requests the State Government to re-evaluate the concept and merit, or otherwise, of a Monarto or similar style satellite city development.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Goldsworthy, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 3 March.

 

13      Training Opportunities for Local Students - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the State and Federal Governments to ensure that suitably qualified local students get the opportunity to train in various professions, including medicine, nursing, dentistry and pharmacy.

         Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 3 March.

 

14      Tour Down Under 2005 - Motion re

Ms Ciccarello, pursuant to notice, proceeding to moved - That this House congratulates the organisers, sponsors, supporters and in particular, the participants from Australia and countries across the world, who contributed to the success of this year's Jacobs Creek Tour Down Under.

 

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It being 1.00 pm, the motion was adjourned (Ms Ciccarello, by leave) and made an Order of the Day for Thursday 3 March.

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15      Papers

         The Speaker laid on the Table the following Paper:

 

By the Speaker –

Auditor General – Report on Matters Associated with the 2001-02 Proposal Concerning the Establishment of an Ambulance Station at McLaren Vale

Ordered to be published (Paper No 4D).

 

 

 

 

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Health (Hon L Stevens) –

      Flinders Medical Centre –

                  Financial and Statistical Report 2003-2004

                  Report 2003-2004

      Independent Living Centre – Report 2003-2004

      Leigh Creek Health Service Inc – Report 2003-2004

      Metropolitan Domiciliary Care – Report 2003-2004

      Northern and Far Western Regional Health Service – Report 2003-2004

      Penola War Memorial Hospital Inc – Report 2003-2004

      South East Regional Health Service Inc – Report 2003-2004

      The Women’s and Children’s Hospital –

                  Report 2003-2004

                  Statistical and Financial – Report 2003-2004

      Wakefield Health – Report 2003-2004.

 

16      Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

17      Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

18      Next day of sitting

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for River Murray (Hon K A Maywald), that the House at its rising adjourn until Monday 28 February 2005 at 2.00 pm.

 

19      Postponement of business

Ordered, severally - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 1 and 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 3.

 

20      Pitjantjatjara Land Rights (Regulated Substances) Amendment

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

Debate resumed.

 

21      Extension of time for adjournment

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill), that the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 5.00 pm.

 

22      Pitjantjatjara Land Rights (Regulated Substances) Amendment

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

Clauses Nos 1 to 4 agreed to.

Clause No 5 left out.

Clause No 6 agreed to.

Clause No 7 amended and agreed to.

Clause No 8 agreed to.

Clause No 9 left out.

Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling 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.

 

23      Adjournment

House adjourned at 5.58 pm until Monday 28 February at 2.00 pm.

 

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

 

            For Thursday 3 March 2005

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mrs Redmond  to move – That this House congratulates Rotary International on the centenary of its foundation in February 1905 and recognises the remarkable impact that Rotary has made and the substantial contribution it continues to make in communities throughout this State and internationally.

 

Mr O’Brien to move – That this House supports the initiative of the University of South Australia, the South Australia Government, Business SA and Energy SA on the introduction of the Graduate Certificate Program in Energy Management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members except the Minister for Infrastructure (Hon P F Conlon) and Mrs Penfold.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY