No. 40

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                         TUESDAY 21 FEBRUARY 1995

 

 

 1         Meeting of House

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

 

2         Message from the Governor

                  The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

            Housing and Urban Development (Administrative Arrangements) Bill -

                    Recommending                                                                                                                                                                 Message No. 16

                  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 Housing and Urban Development (Administrative Arrangements) Bill 1995.

                  Government House, 21 February 1995                                                                                                    R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

3         Petition No. 140

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

 

                  140   Mr Buckby, from 197 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government not to cut the Education and Children's Services budget.

 

4         Answers to questions

                  Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 126, 166 and 169  and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

5         Papers

                  The following Papers were tabled:

 

                  By the Treasurer (Hon. S.J. Baker) -

                              Statement of Consolidated Account for December, 1994

 

                  By the Deputy Premier (Hon. S.J. Baker) -

                              Liquor Licensing Act - Regulations - Dry Areas - Wallaroo - Berri

                              Supreme Court Act 1935 - Rules - New Commencement Date

 

                  By the Minister for Industrial Affairs (Hon G.A. Ingerson) -

                              Response to Public Works Committee Report - Seaford 6-12 School

 

                  By the Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development                                    (Hon. J.W. Olsen) -

                              Response to Public Works Committee Report - Hindmarsh Bridge on Port Road

 

                  By the Minister for Health (Hon. M.H. Armitage) -

                              Ministerial Statement - Department of Transport Strategic Review.

 

                  By the Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations                             (Hon. J.K.G. Oswald) -

                              Corporation of the City of Glenelg - By-law No. 4 - Streets and Public Places

 

                  By the Minister for Correctional Services (Hon. W.A. Mathew) -

                              Investigation into Drugs in the South Australian Prison System - January, 1995.

 

6         Questions

                  Questions without notice were asked.

                 

7          Grievance debate

                  The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

8         Suspension of Standing Orders

                  The Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources (Hon. D.C. Wotton), without notice,

                              moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the introduction of a Bill forthwith.

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

 

            Catchment Water Management Bill

                  The Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the management and use of catchment water; to prevent or reduce flooding; to make consequential amendments to the Local Government Act 1934 and the Water Resources Act 1990; 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 Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

9         Housing and Urban Development  (Administrative Arrangements) Bill

                  The Minister for Housing, Urban Devlopment and Local Government Relations, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for various matters relating to the public administration of housing and urban development within the State; to provide for the creation of certain bodies to facilitate development within the State; to repeal the South Australian Housing Trust Act 1936 and the Urban Land Trust Act 1981; to make related amendments to the Housing Improvement Act 1940; 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 Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 


10       Messages from the Legislative Council

                  The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

            Adelaide Festival Trust (Trust Membership) Amendment Bill                                 Message No. 76

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust Act 1971, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                  Legislative Council, 16 February 1995                                                                                                   H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

                  Bill read a first time.

                  The Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

                 

            Government Financing Authority (Authority and Advisory Board)

                    Amendment Bill                                                                                                                                                                Message No. 77

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Government Financing Authority Act 1982, without any amendment.

                  Legislative Council, 16 February 1995                                                                                                   H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

            Dog Fence (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill                                                                                     Message No. 78

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Dog Fence Act 1946, without any amendment.

                  Legislative Council, 16 February 1995                                                                                                   H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

11        Supply Bill                                          

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

                  Debate resumed.

 

12       Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

            Real Property (Witnessing and Land Grants) Amendment Bill                               Message No. 79

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Real Property Act 1886, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                  Legislative Council, 21 February 1995                                                                                                   H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

                  Bill read a first time.

                  The Minister for Tourism (Hon. G.A. Ingerson) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

13       Supply Bill

                  Debate (interrupted by receipt of the foregoing Messsage) resumed.

 

14       Extension of time for adjournment

                  The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

                  Question put and passed.

 

15       Supply Bill

                  Debate (interrupted by foregoing motion) resumed.

                  Question put and passed.

 

                  Bill read a second time.

            Grievance debate

                  The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations moved - That the Speaker do now leave the Chair and the House resolve itself into a Committee of the whole for consideration of the Bill.

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

 

16       Adjournment

                  House adjourned at 10.32 until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

 

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                                                              MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Wednesday 22 February 1995

            Notice of Motion: Government Business-

 

The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the South Australian Housing Trust Act 1936.

 

For Thursday 23 February 1995

            Notices of Motion: Other Motions-

 

Mr Venning to move - That this House notes the outcomes of the 1995 ABARE National Outlook Conference in Canberra and commends all the industry sectors for what is forecast to be a generally positive outlook.

 

For Thursday 9 March 1995 

            Notices of Motion: Other Motions-

 

Mr Evans to move - That this House condemns the move by the Australian Tax Office to impose sales tax on transportable houses and calls on the Federal Government to take whatever action is necessary to ensure that sales tax on transportable houses remains unchanged.

 

Mr Brokenshire to move - That this House congratulates the Government  and the South Australian Ports Corporation for the positive growth and development of cargo services and in particular the 24% increase in trade volumes in recent months and the expected record trade volumes in 1995.

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                  Present during the day - All the Members except Mrs Kotz.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY