No 48

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 10 JULY 1996

 

 

1    Meeting of House

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

 

2    Petitions Nos 113 and 114

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

 

113      The Deputy Premier (Hon S J Baker), from 982 residents of South Australia, requesting the House not to agree to any motion or legislation which makes possible the sale of any part of the Carrick Hill Estate.

 

114      Mr D S Baker, from 51 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to exempt shotguns from the proposed reform of gun laws.

 

3    Papers

     The following Papers were tabled:

 

     By the Deputy Premier -

        Magistrates Court South Australia - Rules of Court - Amendment No 12 to the Magistrates Court (Civil) Rules

 

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

        Workers Compensation Tribunal - Rules, 1996.

 

4    Legislative Review Committee - Twenty-Seventh and Twenty-Eighth Reports

Mr Cummins brought up the Twenty-Seventh Report of the Committee on Regulations under the Reproductive Technology Act 1988.

     Report received.

 

Mr Cummins brought up the Twenty-Eighth Report of the Committee.

     Report received.

 

5    Questions

     Questions without notice were asked.

 

6    Grievance debate

     The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

 


7    Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

     De Facto Relationships Bill                             Message No 135

MR SPEAKER - In reply to Message No 139 from the House of Assembly, the Legislative Council agrees to the time and place appointed by the House of Assembly for holding the Conference.

     Legislative Council, 9 July 1996                  H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

8    Westpac/Challenge Bill

The Treasurer (Hon S J Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the transfer to Westpac Banking Corporation of certain assets and liabilities of Challenge Bank Limited and for related 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 Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

9    Firearms (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Police (Hon S J Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Firearms Act 1977.

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 tomorrow.

 

10   Natural Gas (Interim Supply) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Mines and Energy (Hon S J Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to to amend the Natural Gas (Interim Supply) Act 1985.

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.

 

11   Statutes Amendment (University Councils) Bill

The Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon R B Such), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend The Flinders University of South Australia Act 1966, the University of Adelaide Act 1971 and the University of South Australia Act 1990.

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.

 

12   Poultry Meat Industry Act Repeal Bill

The Minister for Primary Industries (Hon R G Kerin), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to repeal the Poultry Meat Industry Act 1969.

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.

 


13   Statutes Amendment (Attorney-General’s Portfolio) Bill

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

     The Deputy Premier moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

14   Fair Trading (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

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

     The Deputy Premier moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

15   Statutes Amendment (Waterworks and Sewerage) 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.

     Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 

16   Industrial and Employee Relations (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.

     Question put and passed.

 

     Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                              Clause No 1 agreed to.

                              Clause No 2 amended and agreed to.

                              Clause No 3 agreed to.

                              New Clause No 4 inserted.

                              Title agreed to.

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     The House having resumed:

Hon H Allison 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.

 

17   Adjournment

The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon E S Ashenden) moved - That the House do now adjourn.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

     House adjourned at 4.30 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

     For Thursday 11 July 1996

      Notices of Motion: Other Motions-

Mr Lewis to move - That this House commends the Government and the Premier for the vision of a new era of excellence, especially in IT&T and applauds the work of the University of Adelaide Electronic Engineering Department of the Engineering Faculty on the one hand, and Mr Ralph Tobias and representatives of Chonnam and other Korean Universities along with ANNAM on the other, for concluding their agreement to produce leading edge technology to make the world’s first mobile video phone utilising Gallium Arsenide and asymmetrical chip design technology; and further, refers the matter of the project to the Department of Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development and the Minister for Infrastructure to investigate and report on this project about its impact on the development of a critical mass in the IT&T and I M 3 professions and associated technologies and possible benefits:cost to the South Australian economy in the context of the Government’s IT&T industry development policy before 1 October 1996.

 

Mr Lewis to move - That this House congratulates South Australian Business Woman of the Year, Mrs Pauline Rooney of Rooney’s First National, and the winners of the four categories, namely Private Sector Employing Over 100 Employees, Ms Pamela Lee, Business Analyst and Strategic Planning Facillitator for SGIC; the Public Sector, Ms Virginia Battye, Director, Para Institute of TAFE SA; Private Sector Company Employing Under 100 Employees, Dr Rosemary Brooks, St Ann’s College Inc and all the finalists in each of the categories; and further, commends Telstra and the category sponsors ANZ Bank, Quantas, Aus Industry and Yellow Pages for the invaluable contribution they make to the advancement of our knowledge of the outstanding contribution being made by women, not only to business and community advancement, but also to the improvement of prosperity in South Australia.

 

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     Present during the day - All Members except Hon D C Brown, Mr Clarke, Mr De Laine, Mrs Greig.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                      G M Gunn

                                                      SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY