No 39

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 29 MAY 1997

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 to 3 be Notices of Motion for Thursday next.

 

3       Public Works Committee - Report - Roxby Downs Health Facility - Motion to note

Mr Oswald, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Fiftieth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Roxby Downs Health Facility be noted.

         Question put and passed.

 

4       Public Works Committee - Report - Glossop High School Redevelopment - Motion to note

Mr Oswald, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Fifty-Second Report of the Public Works Committee on the Glossop High School Redevelopment, be noted.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

5       Public Works Committee - Report - University of Adelaide Lower Level Site Development - Motion to note

Mr Oswald, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Fifty-Third Report of the Public Works Committee on the University of Adelaide Lower Level Site Development, be noted.

         Question put and passed.

 

6       Public Works Committee - Report - Elliston to Lock Road Upgrade - Motion to note

Mr Oswald, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Fifty-Fourth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Elliston to Lock Road Upgrade, be noted.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

7       Public Works Committee - Report - Kimba to Cleve Road Upgrade - Motion to note

Mr Oswald, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Fifty-Fifth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Kimba to Cleve Road Upgrade, be noted.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 


8       Public Works Committee - Report - Wilpena Tourist Centre Development - Motion to note

Mr Oswald, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Fifty-Sixth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Wilpena Tourist Centre Development, be noted.

         Debate ensued.

 

9       Suspension of Sessional Orders

Mr Meier, without notice, moved - That Sessional Orders be so far suspended as to enable Notices of Motion: Other Motions to be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 9 is 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.

 

10      Public Works Committee - Report - Wilpena Tourist Centre Development - Motion to note

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

11      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 1 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday next.

 

12      1997 Interdominion Championships - Motion re

Mrs Greig, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the South Australian Harness Racing Club on its successful and truly outstanding Sensational Adelaide 1997 Interdominion Championships.

         Question put and passed.

 

13      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 3 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday next.

 

14      Productivity Commission Report on Automotive Tariffs and Export Facilitation - Motion re

Hon M D Rann, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the Federal Government to publicly release the final report of the Productivity Commission on automotive tariffs and export facilitation so that Government and Opposition, industry and unions can respond in defence of South Australian jobs.

 

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Bass, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

15      Adelaide City Soccer Club - Motion re

Mrs Hall, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move - That this House congratulates the Adelaide City Soccer Club for another outstanding season in the National Soccer League and for an impressive achievement in reaching the finals series for the eighth consecutive year and in addition, applauds the dedication and untiring efforts of John Nyskohus and his coaching team along with the hard work, loyalty and devoted support to the club by its players and officials.

 

16      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Other Motions No 1 be postponed and be taken into consideration after Notices of Motion: Other Motions are disposed of.

 

17      Adelaide City Soccer Club - Motion re

Motion (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr DeLaine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 


18      Sale of Australian National - Motion re

Mr Andrew, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move - That in the interests of long term rail jobs and a strong viable future for rail in South Australia, this House notes the support for the sale of Australian National from Rail 2000, Trades and Labour Council, Port Augusta, Corporation of the City of Port Augusta, Spencer Regions Development Association, Northern Regional Development Board, SA Farmers Federation, Australian Barley Board, Australian Wheat Board, Senator Bob Collins and Australian National.

 

It being 1.00 pm, the motion was adjourned (Mr Andrew) and made an Order of the Day for Thursday next.

 

19      Messages from the Governor

         The following Messages from the Governor were received and read:

 

         Assent to Bill                                                                                           Message No 20

         The Governor informs the House of Assembly that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The                    Queen, the following Act has been assented to during the present Session, viz.-

 

         No 22 of 1997 - An Act to amend the Electoral Act 1985; and to make consequential amendments                  to the Freedom of Information Act 1991, the Ombudsman Act 1972 and the Parliamentary                        Committees Act 1991

 

         Government House, 29 May 1997                                                   E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

         Appropriation Bill 1997 - Recommending                                               Message No 21

         The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such money as may be      required for the purposes mentioned in the Appropriation Bill 1997.

 

         Government House, 29 May 1997                                                   E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

20      Petitions Nos 55 to 59

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

 

55 to 59 Mr Atkinson, Mr Bass, Hon F T Blevins, Mr Leggett and Mr Lewis from 266 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House support the passage of the Summary Offences (Prostitution) Amendment Bill 1996.

 

21      Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

22      Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Treasurer (Hon S J Baker) -

Financial Statement, 1997-98 - Financial Paper No 1

Ordered to be printed (Paper No 18)

Estimates of Receipts and Payments, 1997-98 - Financial Paper No 2

Ordered to be printed (Paper No 9)

Capital Works Program, 1997-98 - Financial Information Paper No 2

Ordered to be printed (Paper No 83)

 


23      Appropriation Bill

The Treasurer, without notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the year ending on 30 June 1998 and for other purposes.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill presented and read a first time.

The Minister, moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday next.

 

24      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 3.39 pm until Tuesday 3 July at 2.00 pm.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            G M Gunn

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY