No 37

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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MONDAY 22 MARCH 2004

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       Petitions Nos 47 to 50

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

 

47 and 48    Mrs Penfold and Hon G M Gunn, from 4980 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to remove the requirement to pay the River Murray Levy from SA Water clients who do not use River Murray water on the Eyre Peninsula and in the Stuart Electorate.

 

49   Hon D C Brown, from 664 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Minister for Health to maintain the General Repatriation Hospital as an independent hospital, to serve the particular needs of veterans and for the Hospital to retain its Board and receive its funding directly from the Minister for Health.

 

50   Mr Meier, from 1751 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to immediately make additional funding available to the Wallaroo Hospital (Northern Yorke Peninsula Health Service) to allow joint replacement surgery and other essential health services to continue.

 

3       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 83, 155, 185, 190, 192, 202, 212, 215, 217 – 219, 223, 228 – 230, 232, 233, 235 – 237, 241, 247, 248, 250 – 252, 255, 257, 258, 261, 263, 268, 270 – 273 and 275 and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

4       Papers

         The Speaker laid on the Table the following reports:

 

The 200th Report of the Public Works Committee entitled Mawson Connector – Section 2 which has been received and published pursuant to section 17(7) of the Parliamentary Committees Act 1991 (Paper No 201).

 

Pursuant to Section 131 of the Local Government Act 1999 the following reports of Local Councils for 2002-2003:

      District Council of Robe

      Flinders Ranges Council.

 

         Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Treasurer (Hon K O Foley) –

      Land Management Corporation Charter Report, March 2004

 

By the Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson) –

      Dangerous Area Declarations – For the Period 1 October 2003 to 31 December 2003

      Road Block Establishment Authorisations – For the Period 1 October 2003 to 31 December 2003

            Supreme Court of South Australia, Report of the Judges of the – Report 2002-2003

 

By the Minister for Health (Hon L Stevens) –

      Pika Wiya Health Service Inc – Report 2002-2003

     

      Regulations under the following Act –

                  Chiropodists - Fees

 

By the Minister for Science and Information Economy (Hon P L White) –

      Information Industries Development Centre Charter Report, February 2004

 

By the Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill) for the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon S W Key) –

      Training and Skills Commission – Report 2003

 

By the Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon J D Lomax-Smith) –

      Australasia Railway Corporation – Report 2002-2003

 

By the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (Hon R J McEwen) –

      Langhorne Creek Wine Industry Fund – Report 2002-2003

      Marine Scalefish Industry Fund – Report 2002-2003

      Riverland Wine Industry Fund – Report 2002-2003

      South Australian Apiary Industry Fund – Report 2002-2003

      South Australian Cattle Industry Fund – Report 2002-2003

      South Australian Deer Industry Fund – Report 2002-2003

      South Australian Pig Industry Fund – Report 2002-2003

      South Australian Sheep Industry Fund – Report 2002-2003.

 

5        Public Works Committee - Report - Murray Bridge Soldiers Memorial Hospital Redevelopment

Mr Caica brought up the 201st Report of the Committee on the Murray Bridge Soldiers Memorial Hospital Redevelopment.

Report received.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 202).

 

6       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

7       Select Committee on the Statutes Amendment (Co-managed Parks) Bill – Leave to sit

The Minister for Environment and Conservation, by leave, moved - That the Select Committee on the Statutes Amendment (Co-managed Parks) Bill have leave to sit during the sitting of the House today.

Question put and passed.

 

8       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

9       Privileges Committee - Extension of time for bringing up Report

Order of the Day read for bringing up the Report of the Privileges Committee.

Ordered, on motion of the Attorney-General, that the time for bringing up the Report be extended until 1 April.

 

10      Postponement of business

Ordered severally - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 2 to 12 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 13.

 

11      Consent to Medical Treatment and Palliative Care (Prescribed Forms) 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.

 

12      Postponement of business

Ordered severally - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 2 and 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 4.

 

13      Statutes Amendment (Courts) 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 Koutsantonis, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 25 March.

 

14      Adjournment

The Deputy Premier (Hon K O Foley) moved - That the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

House adjourned at 5.09 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

 

 

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Tuesday 23 March 2004

 

Notice of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Minister for Health to move – That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to protect the health and safety of the public by providing for the registration of medical practicioners and medical students; to regulate the provision of medical treatment for the purpose of maintaining high standards of competence and conduct by the persons who provide it, to repeal the Medical Practitioners Act 1983; and for other purposes.

 

 

            For Wednesday 24 March 2004

 

Notice of Motion: Private Members Business Bills/ Committees/ Regulations -

 

Mr Caica to move – That the Two Hundred and First Report of the Public Works Committee on the Murray Bridge Soldiers Memorial Hospital Redevelopment, be noted.

 

 

 

 

 

            For Thursday 1 April 2004

 

Notices of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mr Hamilton-Smith to move – That this House commends –

(a)           the Adelaide Festival Board, chairman Ross Adler and artistic director Stephen Page for the outstanding success of the 2004 Adelaide Festival; and

(b)           the Board of the Adelaide Fringe, chairperson Margie Andrewartha and artistic director Karen Hadfield for jointly delivering an outstanding complementary program.  

 

Mr Hamilton-Smith to move – That this House commends –

(a)           the South Australian Motor Sport Board, chairman Roger Cook, chief executive Andrew Daniels, all officials and sponsors for the outstanding success of the Clipsal 500 V8 Supercar Race 2004; and

(b)           the Government for continuing to support the event and for moving ministerial responsibility of the event to the Treasurer.

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members except the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon S W Key), Hon R B Such, Hon W A Matthew.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY