No 40

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 30 MAY 1996

 

 

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 13 be Notices of Motion for Thursday next.

 

3    Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 14 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 16.

 

4    Public Works Committee - Report - Wirrina Cove Resort Marina and Public Access Road - Motion to note

Mr Oswald, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Twenty-Third Report of the Committee on Wirrina Cove Resort Marina and Public Access Road, be noted.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

 

5    Public Works Committee - Report - Queen Elizabeth Hospital Psychiatric Facility - Motion to note

Mr Oswald, pursuant to notice moved - That the Twenty Fourth Report of the Committee on The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Psychiatric Facility, be noted.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

 

6    Economic and Finance Committee - Report - Financial Aspects of the Operations of the MFP Corporation for the Financial Year Ended 30 June 1995 - Motion to note

Mr Becker, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Seventeenth Report of the Committee on the Financial Aspects of the Operations of the MFP Development Corporation for the Year Ended 30 June 1995, be noted.

     Ordered, on Motion of Mr Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

7    Joint Committee on Women in Parliament - Final Report - Motion to note

Mrs Greig, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Final Report of the Joint Committee on Women in Parliament, be noted.

Ordered, on Motion of Ms Stevens, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

8    Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 18 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday next.

 

9    Postponement of business

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

 

10   MFP Strategies - Motion re

Mr Lewis, having by leave amended the motion of which he had given notice, moved - That this House compliments the Premier and the Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development and Infrastructure and the MFP Administration for the effective way in which they have refocussed the strategies of the MFP and attracted firms with local and overseas technologies to become involved and establish their pilot operations in South Australia and from that base, in conjunction with the MFP, sell their proved-up technologies to the rest of the world.

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

 

11   Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion:  Other Motions No 2 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday next.

 

12   State Cricket Team - Motion re

Mrs Hall, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the West End State Cricket Team, its players and squad members and the South Australian Cricket Association and officials for bringing glory upon themselves and all South Australians by winning the 1995-96 Sheffield Shield.

Debate ensued.

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     It being 12.15 pm, Orders of the Day: Other Motions were called on by the Clerk.

 

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13   Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Other Motions be postponed until Notices of Motion: Other Motions are disposed of.

 

14   State Cricket Team - Motion re

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing order) resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

15   South East Health Services - Motion re

Ms Stevens, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House -

(a) notes that budget cuts have led to a serious crisis in the delivery of medical and hospital services in the South East;

(b) requests the Minister for Health to act immediately to guarantee obstetric services in the South East;

(c) calls on the Minister to indemnify Board Members of the Mount Gambier Hospital against personal liability for budget over-runs at the Mount Gambier Hospital for 1995-96 and not to transfer debt to the new hospital; and

(d) supports the action taken by the Members for Gordon and MacKillop by sponsoring petitions opposing cuts to medical and health services in their electorates.

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

 


16   Uranium Mining - Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Bass - That this House supports uranium mining in South Australia, acknowledges the success of the Olympic Dam operations at Roxby Downs and supports its further expansion; and this House also notes the new Federal Governments announcement of abolishing the three mines policy and supports the expansion of the uranium industry in South Australia.

Debate resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

17   Messages from the Governor

     The following Messages from the Governor were received and read:

 

     Criminal Injuries Compensation (Levy) Amendment 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 Criminal Injuries Compensation (Levy) Amendment Bill 1996.

     Government House, 30 May 1996                     R F Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

     Appropriation 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 Appropriation Bill 1996.

     Government House, 30 May 1996                     R F Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

18   Petition No. 99

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

 

99 Mr Clarke, from 459 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to retain the Eastern Oval on the Nailsworth High School site as a community recreation facility.

 

19   Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

20   Papers

     The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Treasurer (Hon S J Baker) -

Budget Speech, 1996-97

Capital Works Program, 1996-97

Ordered to be printed (Paper No 18)

Estimates of Receipts and Payments, 1996-97

Ordered to be printed (Paper No 9)

Financial Statement

Ordered to be printed (Paper No 83)

 

21   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 1997 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.

 


22   Criminal Injuries Compensation (Levy) Amendment Bill

The Deputy Premier (Hon S J Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 1978.

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 Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday next.

 

23   Adjournment

     The Deputy Premier moved - That the House do now adjourn.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

     House adjourned at 3.50 pm until Tuesday next 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