No 56

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 24 OCTOBER 2001

 

 

1       Meeting of House

The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon J K G Oswald) took the             Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Paper

      The Speaker laid on the Table the following report:

 

Auditor-General’s Report - Response to the allegations made by Hon J L Hall on 4 October 2001 in relation to his inquiry into the Hindmarsh Stadium Redevelopment Project.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 4K).

 

3       Economic and Finance Committee – Report – South Australian Government Overseas Offices

Hon G M Gunn brought up the Thirty-Fifth Report of the Economic and Finance Committee on South Australian Government Overseas Offices.

Report received.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 241).

 

4       Legislative Review Committee – Report

Mr Condous brought up the Thirtieth 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       Select Committee on Groundwater Resources in the South East - Leave to sit

The Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services (Hon R L Brokenshire), by leave, moved - That the Select Committee on Groundwater Resources in the South East have leave to sit during the sitting of the House today.

Question put and passed.

 


8       Public Works Committee - Report - Australian Science and Mathematics School – Final Report - Motion to note

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved - That the One Hundred and Fifty-Eighth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Australian Science and Mathematics School – Final Report be noted.

Debated ensued.

Ordered, on the motion of the Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

9       Environment, Resources and Development Committee - Report – Annual Report 2000-2001 - Motion to note

Mr Venning, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Forty-Fifth Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee being the Annual Report 2000-2001 be noted.

Question put and passed.

 

10      Public Works Committee – Report – Heathfield Wastewater Treatment Plant Environment Improvement Program and Upgrade – Final Report – Motion  to note

Mr Lewis, proceeding to move – That the One Hundred and Fifty-Ninth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Heathfield Wastewater Treatment Plant Environment Improvement Program and Upgrade  – Final Report be noted.

 

 

The time for the consideration of Standing Committee Reports having expired, the motion was adjourned (Mr Lewis, by leave) and made an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

 

11      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Unclaimed Superannuation Benefits (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                                                                                                            Message No 116

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Unclaimed Superannuation Benefits Act 1997, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

The Legislative Council draws the attention of the House of Assembly to clause no. 7, printed in erased type, which clause, being a money clause, cannot originate in the Legislative Council , but which is deemed necessary to the Bill.

         Legislative Council, 23 October 2001                                        J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         The Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

12      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Government Business No 1 be postponed until tomorrow.

 

13      Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage), pursuant to notice, moved – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986.

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 Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

14      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 1 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 2.

 

15      West Beach Recreation Reserve (Review) Amendment Bill

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

         The Minister for Government Enterprises moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

16      Report of the Auditor-General 2000-2001

Order of the Day read for the further consideration in Committee of the Report of the Auditor-General 2000-2001.

 

In Committee

Minister for Education and Children’s Services, Minister for Employment and Training, Minister for Youth (Hon M K Brindal) examined.

Minister for Environment and Heritage, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon I F Evans) examined.

 

      To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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      The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had further considered the Auditor-General’s Report, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again on motion.

 

17      Extension of sitting

The Minister for Environment and Heritage moved - That the sitting of the House be extended beyond 6.00pm.

Question put and passed.

 

18      Report of the Auditor-General 2000-2001

Ordered – That consideration in Committee of the Report of the Auditor-General 2000-2001 be now resumed.

 

In Committee

Minister for Environment and Heritage, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon I F Evans) further examined.

 

      To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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      The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had further considered the Auditor-General’s Report, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again on motion.

 

19      Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 6. 09 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 7.30 pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 


20      Report of the Auditor-General 2000-2001

Ordered – That consideration in Committee of the Report of the Auditor-General 2000-2001 be now resumed.

 

In Committee

Minister for Water Resources (Hon M K Brindal) examined.

Minister for Government Enterprises, Minister for Information Economy (Hon M H Armitage) examined.

Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services examined.

Minister for Local Government, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs (Hon D C Kotz) examined.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had further considered the Report of the Auditor-General 2000-2001 and had completed its examination of Ministers on matters contained therein.

 

21      West Beach Recreation Reserve (Review) Amendment Bill

         Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

Debate ensued.

 

22      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Government Enterprises moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

23      West Beach Recreation Reserve (Review) Amendment Bill

Debate (interrupted by the forgoing) resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 16 be agreed to.

                                                Schedules Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

24      Land Acquisition (Native Title) Amendment Bill

         Order of the Day read for the further consideration in Committee of this Bill.

 

In Committee

                                                Clause No 2 further considered and agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 3 to 31 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had further considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

25      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 10.19 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

         For Thursday 25 October 2001

 

         Notice of Motion: Government Business

 

The Minister for Employment and Training to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to make provision for post-compulsory education, training and skills development; 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

 

The Minister for Environment and Heritage to move – That this House requests the Social Development Committee investigate, report and make recommendations on:

(a)     strategies to decrease the incidence of dog attack in both public places and on private property, including whether the definition of effective control in the Dog and Cat Management Act 1995 needs redefining;

(b)     the management of breeds of dogs that have a high attack incident rate; and

(c)     any other related matters.

 

         For Wednesday 31 October 2001

 

         Notice of Motion: Committee Reports

 

Hon G M Gunn to move – That the Thirty-Fifth Report of the Economic and Finance Committee on South Australian Government Overseas Offices be noted.

 

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Mr McEwen.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY