No 40

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 22 OCTOBER 2002

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Treasurer (Hon K O Foley) –

            Department of Treasury and Finance – Report 2001-2002

      Distribution Lessor Corporation – Report 2001-2002

      Funds SA – Report 2001-2002

      Generation Lessor Corporation – Report 2001-2002

      Motor Accident Commission – Report 2001-2002

      RESI Corporation – Report 2001-2002

      RESI Gas Pty Ltd – Report 2001-2002

      SAIIR – Office of the South Australian Independent Industry Regulator – Report 2001-2002

      South Australian Asset Management Corporation – Report 2001-2002

      South Australian Government Financing Authority – Report 2001-2002

      South Australian Motor Sport Board – Report 2001-2002

      South Australian Parliamentary Superannuation Scheme – Report 2001-2002

      South Australian Superannuation Board – Report 2001-2002

      Transmission Lessor Corporation – Report 2001-2002

      Motor Accident Commission: Charter, September 2002

 

By the Minister for Industry, Investment and Trade (Hon K O Foley) –

      Department of Industry and Trade – Report 2001-2002

 

By the Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon P F Conlon) –

      Land Management Corporation – Report 2001-2002

      Lotteries Commission of South Australia – Report 2001-2002

      South Australian Forestry Corporation – Report 2001-2002

      South Australian Police – Report 2001-2002

      Industrial and Commercial Premises Corporation – Report 2001-2002

 

By the Minister for Emergency Services (Hon P F Conlon) –

      SA Ambulance Service – Report 2001-2002

      State Emergency Service – Report 2001-2002

      South Australia Country Fire Service – Report 2001-2002

 

By the Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill) –

      Animal Welfare Advisory Committee – Report 2001-2002

      Board of the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium – Report 2001-2002

      General Reserves Trust – Report 2001-2002

      Native Vegetation Council – Report 2001-2002

 

By the Minister Assisting the Premier in the Arts (Hon J D Hill) –

      Libraries Board of South Australia – Report 2001-2002

      South Australian Youth Arts Board – Carclew Youth Arts Centre – Report 2001-2002

 

By the Minister for Housing (Hon S W Key) –

      Homestart Finance – Report 2001-2002

      South Australian Aboriginal Housing Authority – Report 2001-2002

      South Australian Community Housing Authority – Report 2001-2002

      South Australian Housing Trust – Report 2001-2002

 

By the Minister for Tourism (Hon J D Lomax-Smith) –

      Regulations under the following Act -

                  Fisheries Act – Regulation – River Fish

 

By the Minister for Urban Development and Planning (Hon J W Weatherill) –

      The Institution of Surveyors Australia, South Australian Division Inc – Report 2001-2002

 

      Regulations under the following Act -

                  Development Act – Regulation – Excavations, Other Activities

 

By the Minister for Local Government (Hon J W Weatherill) –

            Local Council By-Laws –

                  Berri Barmera -

                        No. 5 – Taxis and Hire Cars

 

By the Minister for Administrative Services (Hon J W Weatherill) –

      Administration of the State Records Act – Report 2001-2002

      Department for Administrative and Information Services – Report 2001-2002

      Freedom of Information Act – Report 2001-2002

      Privacy Committee of South Australia – Report 2001-2002.

 

3       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

4       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

5       Nurses (Nurses Board Vacancies) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Health, pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Nurses Act 1999.

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 Hon I F Evans, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

6       Statutes Amendment (Environment and Protection) 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.

 

In Committee

 

                                                            Clauses Nos 1 to 8 agreed to.

                                                            Clause No 9 amended and agreed to.

                                                            Clauses Nos 10 to 16 agreed to.

                                                            Clause No 17 read.

 

         Question – That the clause stand as printed – put.

         Committee divided (No 1):

 

           Ayes, 22

           Noes, 20

 

Ms Bedford

Mr Brindal

Ms Breuer

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Caica

Hon D C Brown

Ms Ciccarello

Hon M R Buckby

Hon P F Conlon

Hon I F Evans (Teller)

Hon K O Foley

Mr Goldsworthy

Mrs Geraghty

Hon G M Gunn

Mr Hanna

Mrs Hall

Hon J D Hill (Teller)

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Mr Koutsantonis

Hon Peter Lewis

Hon J D Lomax-Smith

Hon D C Kotz

Mr McEwen

Hon W A Matthew

Mr O'Brien

Ms Maywald

Ms Rankine

Dr McFetridge

Hon M D Rann

Mr Meier

Mr Rau

Mrs Penfold

Mr Snelling

Mrs Redmond

Hon L Stevens

Mr Scalzi

Ms Thompson

Mr Venning

Hon J W Weatherill

Mr Williams

Hon P L White

 

Hon M J Wright

 

 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

                                                            Clauses Nos 18 to 23 agreed to.

                                                            Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with an amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

7       Freedom of Information (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 resumed.

 

8       Extension of time for adjournment

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Urban Development and Planning - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

 

9       Freedom of Information (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

Debate (interrupted by the forgoing) resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be further adjourned until tomorrow.

 

10      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Criminal Law Consolidation (Offences of Dishonesty) Amendment Bill                                                                             Message No 39

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935; to repeal the Secret Commissions Act 1920; and to make related amendments to other Acts without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 22 October 2002                                              R R Roberts, PRESIDENT


 

         Criminal Law Consolidation (Territorial Application of the Criminal Law) Amendment Bill                                              Message No 40

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935; without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 22 October 2002                                              R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

11      Adjournment

House adjourned at 10.31 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Wednesday 23 October 2002

 

Notice of Motion: Government Business

 

The Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education to move – That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to make provision relating to higher education, vocational education and training and adult education, to establish the Training and Skills Commission; to repeal the Vocational Education, Employment and Training Act 1994; and for other purposes

 

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

 

Mr Williams to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Water Resources Act 1997

 

            For Thursday 24 October 2002

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Dr McFetridge to move – That this House supports the principle of truth in advertising in employment advertisements and the strengthening of the Fair Trading Act 1987 by requiring all advertisements to contain –

(a)  the commonly recognised business or trading name of the employers;

(b)  the location of the proposed place of employment; and

(c)  contact details, including the name and telephone number of an authorised officer in the employers organisation.

 

Dr McFetridge to move – That this House urges the Minister for Transport to investigate extending the Glenelg tram line to North Adelaide to service commuters, further develop tourism and preserve South Australia’s proud heritage.

 

Dr McFetridge to move – That this House condemns the practice of tail docking of dogs for cosmetic purposes and urges the Government to amend the Dog and Cat Management Act 1995 to outlaw this practice and impose penalties, except in circumstances necessary for the good health and well being of those dogs as assessed by qualified veterinarians.

 

Dr McFetridge to move – That this House encourages all South Australian primary and secondary schools to adopt the following pledge at school assemblies – “I declare my loyalty to Australia and its people, whose democratic beliefs I share, whose rights and liberties I respect, and whose laws I promise to uphold and obey.” 


 

Mr Caica to move – That this House congratulates and expresses its gratitude for the outstanding contribution made by all South Australians who travelled to Bali in the aftermath of the recent bombing tragedy and in particular, the emergency teams headed by Forensic Services Officer-in-Charge– Superintendent Andy Telfer, Missing Persons Unit –- Senior Constable Janet Forrest, burns specialist – Dr John Greenwood and retrieval team specialists– Dr Peter Sharley and Dr Bill Griggs, and further recognises the significant contribution made by the Advertiser reporter– Colin James in assisting  the families of the Bali victims.

 

Ms Ciccarello to move – That this House congratulates South Australian Sports Institute scholarship holder– Samya Parker on winning 3 gold medals at the recent IPC World Cycling Championships for the disabled in Augsberg, Germany.

 

Ms Ciccarello to move – That this House congratulates South Australian cyclists – Jobie Dajka, Luke Roberts and Rosealee Hubbard on their outstanding performances at the Paris World Cycling Championships last month.

 

Ms Ciccarello to move – That this House congratulates South Australian Sports Institute rowers– Sally Causby, Amber Halliday and Miranda Bennett on gold medal victories at the 2002 World Rowing Championships in Seville, Spain.

 

Mr Snelling to move – That this House congratulates the South Australian Open and Under 21 Netball Teams on their outstanding victories against New South Wales in this year’s National Netball Championships.

 

Ms Bedford  to move – That this House congratulates the State Government on the pending handover of the land known as the “L” shaped park to the traditional owners and acknowledges the Premier’s commitment to indigenous people and the reconciliation process, as well as recognising the environmental importance of the land and its connection to indigenous people.

 

            For Thursday 21 November 2002

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mrs Hall to move – That this House recognises the community concern and disquiet over possible amendments to the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 relating to religious discrimination and vilification and seeks the support of the Government to uphold the fundamental right of freedom of religion and worship in South Australia and not proceed with such proposals as outlined in the June 11 Discussion Paper.

 

Mrs Hall to move – That this House congratulates the internationally acclaimed Adelaide Convention Centre on 15 years of successful operation in South Australia and acknowledges the impressive contribution it makes to the economic growth of our State.

 

Mr Hamilton-Smith to move – That this House –

      (a)  commends Silverstone Events Pty Ltd and the South Australian Tourism Commission                        for the outstanding success achieved in the conduct of the 2002 Classic Adelaide Rally ;

      (b)  congratulates all volunteers, South Australian Police officers, State Emergency Services                    personnel, South Australian Ambulance Service personnel and St Johns volunteers,                         competitors, sponsors, local councils and other community groups who contributed to                       the success of the event; and

      (c)  calls on the Government to continue funding support for the Classic Adelaide Rally in                         the years ahead.

 

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Present during the day - All Members.

 

         The following Pairs were handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

         Division No 1 -

               Ayes - Hon M J Atkinson and Hon S W Key.

               Noes - Ms Chapman and Hon R G Kerin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY