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No.48

 

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

 

OF THE

 

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

THURSDAY 14 MARCH 1991

 

 

1          Meeting of House

The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. N.T. Peterson) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2          Postponement of business

Ordered ‑ That Notice of Motion (Other Business) No. 1 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday next.

 

3          Postponement of business

Ordered ‑ That Notice of Motion (Other Business) No. 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion (Other Business) No. 13.

 

4          Postponement of business

Ordered separately ‑ That Notices of Motion (Other Business) Nos 3, 4, 8 to 13 and 2 be Notices of Motion for Thursday 21 March.

 

5          Sri Lanka Human Rights ‑ Motion re

Order of the Day read for the consideration of Message No. 66 of the Legislative Council relating to human rights in Sri Lanka.

Mr S.G. Evans moved ‑ That the Resolution be agreed to.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

6          Energy Needs ‑ Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned motion of Mr Lewis ‑ That this House notes the Green Paper on the Future Directions for the Energy Sector in South Australia and condemns the Government for ‑

(a)   failing to recognise its responsibility to identify options which enable reductions of atmospheric carbon emissions in compliance with the Commonwealth Government commitment to the international community;

(b)   failing to address the future energy needs of the Multi Function Polis;

(c)   failing to supply factual information about the environmental, social and economic benefits of demand management techniques;

(d)   the lack of factual information about the part which alternative and renewable energy forms can play in future energy supply;

(e)   the lack of direction and initiatives relevant to energy conservation and fuel substitution;


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(f)    the lack of factual historical information about the recent attempts which have been made by the Government and its agencies in demand forecasting; and

(g)   failing to outline the basic optional strategies for funding research and development needed to support the discovery of technologies for viable alternative energy sources.

Motion resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Holloway, by leave, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

7          Summary Offences Act Amendment Bill (No. 3)

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question ‑ That the Summary Offences Act Amendment Bill (No. 3) be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Hamilton, by leave, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday next.

 

8          Postponement of business

Ordered ‑ That Orders of the Day (Other Business) Nos 4 and 5 be Orders of             the Day for Thursday 4 April.

 

9          Postponement of business

Ordered ‑ That Orders of the Day (Other Business) Nos 6 and 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Other Business) No. 14.

 

10       Postponement of business

Ordered ‑ That Order of the Day (Other Business) No. 8 be an Order of the Day for Thursday next.

 

11       Subordinate Legislation Act ‑ Regulations ‑ Exemptions and Expiration ‑ Motion for disallowance

Order of the Day read for the adjourned motion of Mr M.J. Evans ‑ That the Regulations under the Subordinate Legislation Act 1978 relating to Exemptions from Expiration, made on 20 December 1990 and laid on the Table of this House on 12 February 1991, be disallowed.

Motion resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr S.G. Evans, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 4 April.

 

12       Postponement of business

Ordered ‑ That Order of the Day (Other Business) No. 10 be an Order of the Day for Thursday 4 April.

 

13       Postponement of business

Ordered ‑ That Orders of the Day (Other Business) Nos 11 to 13 be   postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Other Business) No. 7.

 

14   Planning Act ‑ Regulations ‑ Coastal Development and Commission Powers ‑ Motion for disallowance

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Hon. D.C. Wotton ‑ That the Regulations under the Planning Act 1982 relating to Coastal Development and Commission Powers, made on 14 February and laid on the Table of this House on 19 February 1991, be disallowed.

Debate resumed.


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Ordered, on motion of Hon. B.C. Eastick, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 4 April.

 

15       Somerton Park and Sand Dunes ‑ Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Brindal ‑ That this House urges the Government to ensure the restoration and preservation of the coastal sand dunes at Somerton Park.

Debate resumed.

Question put and negatived.

 

16       Postponement of business

Ordered ‑ That Order of the Day (Other Business) No. 7 be an Order of the Day for Thursday 4 April.

 

17       State Lotteries Act ‑ Regulations ‑ Video Machines ‑ Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr S.G. Evans ‑ That in the opinion of this House the State Lotteries Act 1966 must be amended to allow for hotels and clubs to operate video machines as described in the Regulations under the Casino Act 1983 as from 1 July 1991.

Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Hon. T.H. Hemmings, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 4 April.

 

18       Postponement of business

Ordered ‑ That Order of the Day (Other Business) No. 12 be an Order of the Day for Thursday next.

 

19       Seacliff Hockey and Tennis Complex ‑ Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Matthew ‑  That this House condemns the Government for failing to commit itself to a hockey and tennis complex at Seacliff and calls on the Government to intervene immediately to prevent the loss of $230 000 Federal funding and $30 000 Local Government funding together with the land and buildings, all of which have already been committed toward the complex.

Debate resumed.

Mr DeLaine moved to leave out all the words after "House" and insert in lieu thereof the following:

"urges the State Government to intervene to ensure that the $230 000 in Federal funding to the Seacliff Tennis Club and the Happy Valley Hockey Club is used for a Southern Region hockey/tennis sports complex".

Debate continued.

Ordered, on motion of Mr S.G. Evans, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 4 April.

 

20       Rural Youth ‑ Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Venning ‑  That this House recognises the importance of the South Australia Rural Youth organisation, deplores the reduction of resources to the organisation by successive governments and urges the Government to recognise the cost effectiveness of the training function of Rural Youth by providing incentive based grants designed to attract private sector funding to assist worthwhile projects for the benefit of rural youth in South Australia.

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Mrs Hutchison moved to leave out all the words after the word "House" and insert in lieu thereof the following:

"recognises the importance of the South Australian Rural Youth organisation and urges governments to recognise the training function of Rural Youth by continuing to provide support for the benefit of rural youth in South Australia".

Debate continued.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Blacker, by leave, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday next.

 

21       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

22       Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

            Local Government Act Amendment Bill (No. 2)                                                                Message No. 82

MR SPEAKER ‑ The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Local Government Act 1934, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

Legislative Council, 13 March 1991      G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

Bill read a first time.

Ordered ‑ That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Tuesday next.

 

23       Housing Agreement Bill

The Deputy Premier (Hon. D.J. Hopgood), pursuant to notice, moved ‑  That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to approve the execution on behalf of the State of an agreement between the Commonwealth, the States, the Northern Territory of Australia and the Australian Capital Territory relating to housing; to repeal the Housing Agreement Act 1984; 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 Hon. B.C. Eastick, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday next.

 

24       Supply Bill (No. 1)

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question ‑ That the Speaker do now leave the Chair and the House resolve itself into a Committee of the whole for consideration of the Bill.

Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of the Minister of Labour (Hon. R.J. Gregory), that the debate be further adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

25       Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Amendment Bill (No. 2)

Order of the Day read for the consideration of the amendments of the Legislative Council in the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Amendment Bill (No. 2).

 

In Committee

Resolved ‑ That the amendments be agreed to.

 


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The House having resumed:

Mr M.J. Evans reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

26       Supply Bill (No. 1)

Ordered ‑ That the adjourned debate on the question ‑ That the Speaker do               now leave the Chair and the House resolve itself into a Committee of the whole for consideration of the Bill ‑ be now resumed.

Debate resumed.

 

27       Extension of time for adjournment

        The Minister of Education (Hon. G.J. Crafter) moved ‑ That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 5.00 p.m.

        Question put and passed.

 

28       Supply Bill (No. 1)

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

Question put and passed.

By leave, the House proceeded to the third reading.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

29       Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

Road Traffic Act Amendment Bill (No. 4)                                                                          Message No. 83

MR SPEAKER ‑   The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961 and to make consequential amendments to the Motor Vehicles Act 1959 with the amendment indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendment the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

Legislative Council, 14 March 1991      G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of the amendment made by the Legislative Council

Page 2, line 4 (clause 4) ‑ Leave out "who does not hold a driver's licence" and insert "who is not authorized under the Motor Vehicles Act 1959 to drive the vehicle".

                                                                                    C.H. Mertin, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

Ordered ‑ That the Message be taken into consideration forthwith.

 

In Committee

Resolved ‑ That the amendment be agreed to.

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The House having resumed:

Mrs Hutchison reported that the Committee had considered the amendment referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

Physiotherapists Bill                                                                                                             Message No. 84

MR SPEAKER ‑ The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to provide for the registration of physiotherapists and to regulate the practice of physiotherapy; to repeal the Physiotherapists Act 1945; and for other purposes without any amendment.

Legislative Council, 14 March 1991                                                                      G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT


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30       Adjournment

House adjourned at 4.46 p.m. until Tuesday next at 2.00 p.m.

 

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Present during the day ‑ All the Members except Mr Gunn (on leave), Mr Becker, Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy and Hon. M.K. Mayes.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                    N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                    SPEAKER

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY