No 57

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 25 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       Postponement of business

Ordered – separately – That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/ Committees/ Regulations Nos 1 to 3 be postponed until Thursday next.

 

3       Dog Attacks – reference to Social Development Committee - Motion re

The Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon I F Evans), pursuant to notice, moved – 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.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

4       Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Shop Trading Hours Reform) Bill

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

Debate resumed.

 

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It being Midday, the debate was adjourned (Mr Koutsantonis, by leave) and Notices of Motion: Other Motions were called on by the Clerk.

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5       Solar Technology – Remote Areas – Motion re

         Hon D C Wotton, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the Federal Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Senator Robert Hill, on the provision of $1M to install state-of-the-art solar technology in remote areas of South Australia.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

6       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 2 be postponed until Thursday next.

 


 

7       A and B Double Road Trains in Adelaide - Motion re

         Mr De Laine, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the Government to urgently review the existing use of A and B Double road trains currently operating in the Adelaide metropolitan area with the view to restricting or preventing the use of these vehicles in areas where they cannot operate safely.

         Debate ensued.

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The 30 minutes for Notices of Motion: Other Motions having expired, Orders of the Day: Other Motions were called on.

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8       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Other Motions be postponed until Notices of Motion: Other Motions are dealt with.

 

9       A and B Double Road Trains in Adelaide - Motion re

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Ms Ciccarello, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

10      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions No 4 be postponed until Thursday next.

 

11      Unpaid Work – Social and Economic Value - Motion re

Ms Hurley, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House –

(a)     recognises the social and economic value of unpaid work and the importance of having adequate statistics on unpaid work in developing policy and implementing planning decisions; and 

(b)     notes with alarm the decision by the Federal Government to downgrade the Australian Bureau of Statistics measurement of unpaid work by increasing the period of survey from five to twelve years and urges the Federal Government to reverse this decision.

      Debate ensued.

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It being 1.00 pm, the debate was adjourned (Mr Hamilton-Smith, by leave) and made an Order of the Day for Thursday next.

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12      Suspension of Standing Orders

Mr Foley, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to move a motion, without notice, forthwith.

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

 

Censure of Member for Coles - Motion re

Mr Foley then moved - That this House censures the Member for Coles for misleading the House in her remarks about the Hindmarsh Soccer Stadium and associated matters, and again expresses its full confidence in the Auditor General and the work of his office.

      Debate ensued.

      Question put and passed.

 

13      Grievance debate

      The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

      Debate ensued.

      Question put and passed.

14      Joint Committee on Impact of Dairy Deregulation on the Industry in South Australia – Change of Membership

The Minister for Water Resources (Hon M K Brindal) moved – That Mr Meier be appointed to the Joint Committee on Impact of Dairy Deregulation on the Industry in South Australia in place of Mr Hamilton-Smith, resigned.

Question put and passed.

 

15      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Government Business No 1 be postponed and resumed on motion.

 

16      Training and Skills Development Bill

The Minister for Employment and Training (Hon M K Brindal), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to make provision relating to 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.

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 Tuesday next.

 

17      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.

 

18      Paper

         The following Paper was tabled:

 

         By Minister for Water Resources

               Ministerial Statement – Government Advertising (Objectivity, Fairness and Accountability) Bill 2001.

 

19      Statutes Amendment (Stalking) 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.

 

20      Adjournment

         The Minister for Water Resources  moved - That the House do now adjourn.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

         House adjourned at 4.13 pm until Tuesday next at 2.00 pm.

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         Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY