No 39

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 5 JULY 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       Message from the Governor

      The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

      Ground Water (Qualco-Sunlands) Control Bill - Recommending                                          Message No 23

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 Ground Water (Qualco-Sunlands) Control Bill 2000.

      Government House, 5 July 2000                                           E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3       Conference – Water Resources (Water Allocations) Amendment Bill

The Deputy Premier (Hon R G Kerin) moved - That the sitting of the House be continued during the Conference with the Legislative Council on the Water Resources (Water Allocations) Amendment Bill.

Question put and passed.

 

4       Petitions Nos 170 and 171

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

 

170      Mr Hanna, from 5 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House strengthen the law in relation to prostitution and ban prostitution related advertising.

 

171      Mr Meier, from 3,809 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House oppose proposals by Tiparra Sanctuary Pty Ltd to gain tenure over and restrict access to the foreshore at Cape Elizabeth.

 

5       Answer to question

An answer to a question without notice was tabled by the Speaker.

 

6       Legislative Review Committee - Report – Twenty-First

Mr Condous brought up the Twenty-First Report of the Legislative Review Committee.

Report received.

 

7       Questions

      Questions without notice were asked.

 

8       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

9       Public Works Committee - Report – Education Centre Refurbishment – Final Report - Motion to note

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved - That the One Hundred and Twenty-Ninth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Education Centre Refurbishment – Final Report be noted.

Debated ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

10      Public Works Committee – Report – State Library Redevelopment - Motion to note

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Lewis – That the One Hundred and Twenty-Seventh Report of the Public Works Committee on the State Library Redevelopment – Final Report be noted.

         Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

11      Public Works Committee – Report – Northern Power Station - Motion to note

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Lewis – That the One Hundred and Twenty-First Report of the Public Works Committee on the Northern Power Station – Interim Report be noted.

         Question put and passed.

 

12      Public Works Committee – Report – Portrush Road Upgrade – Magill Road to Greenhill Road - Motion to note

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Lewis – That the One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Portrush Road Upgrade – Magill Road to Greenhill Road be noted.

         Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

13      Public Works Committee – Report – Pelican Point Power Station – Transmission Connection Corridor - Motion to note

         Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Lewis – That the One Hundred and Twenty-Second Report of the Public Works Committee on the Pelican Point Power Station – Transmission Connection Corridor be noted.

         Debate resumed.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Lewis, that the debate be further adjourned until Wednesday 12 July.

 

14      Liquor Licensing (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

         Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.

         The Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon I F Evans) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

15      Cremation Bill

         Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.

         The Minister for Environment and Heritage moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

16      Southern State Superannuation (Contributions) Amendment Bill

         Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.

         The Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Foley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

17      Ground Water (Qualco-Sunlands) Control Bill

         Order of the Day read for the third reading of this Bill.

Question put and passed.

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

18      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 5 to 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 8.

 

19      Criminal Law Consolidation (Mental Impairment) Amendment Bill

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

Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

20      Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition No 2) Bill

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

Debate ensued.

         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:

Hon D C Wotton 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 motion.

 

21      Summary Offences (Searches) Amendment Bill

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

Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 3 amended and agreed to.

                                                Clause No 4 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Hamilton-Smith 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.

 


22      Juries (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 ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

23      Appropriation Bill

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question – That the proposed expenditures referred to Estimates Committees A and B be agreed to.

Debate resumed.

 

24      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage) moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

25      Appropriation Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

The Minister for Government Enterprises moved – That the remainder of the Bill be agreed to.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

26      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

      South Australian Motor Sport (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                                                                                                                           Message No 90

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the South Australian Motor Sport Act 1984, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 5 July 2000                                                  J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

27      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 10.46 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

         For Thursday 6 July 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/ Committees/ Regulations –

 

Ms Bedford to move—That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Parliamentary Superannuation Act 1974, the Police Superannuation Act 1990, the Southern State Superannuation Act 1994 and the Superannuation Act 1988.


 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions –

 

Ms Stevens to move – That this House condemns the Government for the stress being caused to elderly people by the introduction of charges for domiciliary care services and calls on the Minister for Disability Services and the Ageing to take immediate action and report upon –

(a)  the lack of community consultation on the introduction of fees;

(b)  the confusion caused by misleading public information, the complexity of pamphlets and ad hoc changes;

(c)  the lack of clarity and difficulties in establishing eligibility for waivers;

(d)  statements by elderly people that they are cancelling essential services and returning equipment because of the introduction of fees; and

(e)  the compound financial implications for elderly people with the introduction of  emergency services taxes, charges for dental services and charges for domiciliary care.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Hon J W Olsen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY