No 37

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 29 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 - That Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 1 be postponed until Thursday 20 July.

 

3       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 2 to 5 be postponed until Thursday 6 July.

 

4       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 and 2 be postponed until Thursday 6 July.

 

5       Funding of Public Schools - Motion for Select Committee

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Ms White – 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.

         Debate resumed.

 

6       Suspension of Standing Orders

Mr Meier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Notices of Motion: Other Motions to be postponed until Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations are disposed of.

Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

7       Funding of Public Schools - Motion for Select Committee

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Ms Thompson, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 6 July.

 


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

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Ms White – 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.

         Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr De Laine, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 6 July.

 

9       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 5 to 11 be postponed until Thursday 6 July.

 

10      Road Traffic (Highway Speed Limit) Amendment Bill

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clause No 1 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 2 read.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Venning 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 6 July.

 

11      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 13 and 14 be postponed until Thursday 6 July.

 

12      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 1 be postponed until Thursday 6 July.

 

13      Whyalla Airlines Crash - Motion re

Ms Breuer, pursuant to notice, moved – That this house expresses its sympathy to the families and friends of those people killed in the Whyalla Airlines crash on the 31 May and extends its gratitude to the Police, Emergency Services and other services involved in the massive search following the crash.

         Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 6 July.

 

14      Messages from the Governor

         The following Messages from the Governor were received and read:

 

         Authorised Betting Operations Bill - Recommending                 Message No 18

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Authorised Betting Operations Bill 2000.

         Government House, 29 June 2000                                              E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

 

         Authorised Lotteries Bill - Recommending                                 Message No 19

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Authorised Lotteries Bill 2000.

         Government House, 29 June 2000                                              E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

         TAB (Disposal) Bill - Recommending                                          Message No 20

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the TAB (Disposal) Bill 2000.

         Government House, 29 June 2000                                              E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

         Lotteries Commission (Disposal) Bill - Recommending               Message No 21

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Lotteries Commission (Disposal) Bill 2000.

         Government House, 29 June 2000                                              E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

15      Petition No 164

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

 

164       Mr Williams, from 230 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure government funding of public libraries is maintained.

 

16      Paper

      The following Paper was tabled:

 

By the Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown) –

      Architects Board of South Australia – Report, 1999.

 

17      Questions

      Questions without notice were asked.

 

18      Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

19      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         History Trust of South Australia (Old Parliament House) Amendment Bill         

                                                                                                            Message No 78

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the History Trust of South Australia Act 1981 and to make a related amendment to the Parliament (Joint Services) Act 1985, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 29 June 2000                                               J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         Ordered – That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Tuesday 4 July.

 

20      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Government Business No 1 to be postponed until Tuesday 4 July.

 


21      Superannuation (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.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

22      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 2 to 5 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 6.

 

23      Statutes Amendment (Consumer Affairs – Portfolio) 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 14 agreed to.

                                                Schedules 1 to 4 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Scalzi 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.

 

24      Postponement of business

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

 

25      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Native Title (South Australia)(Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill   Message No 79

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bil transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Native Title (South Australia) Act 1994, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 29 June 2000                                               J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Tuesday 4 July.

 


26      Appropriation Bill – Estimates Committees A and B – Reports and Minutes of Proceedings

Order of the Day read for the bringing up of Reports of the Estimates Committees A and B.

Mr Meier brought up the Report of the Estimates Committee A.

Ordered – That the Report be received.

Mr Meier brought up the Minutes of Proceedings of Estimates Committee A.

Ordered – That the Minutes of Proceedings be incorporated in the Votes and Proceedings.

Hon G M Gunn brought up the Report of the Estimates Committee B.

Ordered – That the Report be received.

Hon G M Gunn brought up the Minutes of Proceedings of Estimates Committee B.

Ordered – That the Minutes of Proceedings be incorporated in the Votes and Proceedings.

 

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby) moved – That the proposed expenditures referred to Estimates Committees A and B be agreed to.

Debate ensued.

 

27      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 5.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

26      Appropriation Bill

         Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

 

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 4 July.

 

29      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

      Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Attorney-General’s Portfolio) Bill                       

                                                                                                                           Message No 80

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Associations Incorporation Act 1985, the Correctional Services Act 1982, the Crimes at Sea Act 1998, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 1978, the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Act 1998, the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988, the Election of Senators Act 1903, the Environment, Resources and Development Court act 1993, the Evidence Act 1929; the Expiation of Offences Act 1996; the Magistrates Court Act 1991, the Real Property Act 1886, the Wills Act 1936 and the Young Offenders Act 1993; and to repeal the Australia Acts (Request) Act 1999, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 29 June 2000                                               J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Tuesday 4 July.

 

30      Adjournment

      House adjourned at 5.50 pm until Tuesday at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

      For Tuesday 4 July 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions  –

 

Mr Foley to move – That Standing Orders be so far suspended so to require that any legislation regarding the electricity industry introduced into either House of the Parliament in this Session be immediately referred to the Joint Committee on the Electricity Businesses Disposal Process for consideration and immediate report and that a message be sent to the Legislative Council requesting their concurrence thereto.

 

      For Thursday 6 July 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions –

 

Ms Ciccarello to move – That this House calls on the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning to immediately review the Development Act 1993 and Regulations to provide for greater control over the installation of mobile phone facilities in order to minimise the impact on local communities with due regard given to –

(a)  consultations with Local Councils;

(b)  appropriate guidelines for community consultation;

(c)  setting minimum distances from sensitive areas, which includes schools, kindergartens and hospitals;

(d)  opportunities for co-location;

(e)  visual impact on the local amenity;

(f)   clear definition of a transmitting station;

(g)  the effect of the Telecommunications Act, particularly in relation to low impact mobile phone facilities; and   

(h)  preparation of a Ministerial PAR for mobile phone facilities to provide clarity in the Development Plan.

 

 

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      Present during the day - All Members except Mr Condous.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                           J K G Oswald

                                                                                                                           SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY