No. 59

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                               TUESDAY 6 JUNE 1995

 

 

 1         Meeting of House

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

 

2         Message from the Governor

                  The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

            SGIC (Sale) Bill                                                                                                                                                                              Message No. 25

                  The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the SGIC (Sale) Bill 1995.

                  Government House, 6 June 1995                                                                                                                  R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

3         Conference - Industrial and Employee Relations (Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Bill

                  The Deputy Premier (Hon. S. J. Baker) moved - That the sitting of House be continued during the Conference with the Legislative Council on this Bill.

                  Question put and passed.

 

4         Death of Former Member - Mr Howard Venning

                  The Premier (Hon. D.C. Brown), by leave, moved - That this House expresses its regret at the recent death of Mr Howard Venning, former Member of  the House of Assembly  and places on record its appreciation of his long and meritorious service; and as a mark of respect to his memory, the sitting of the House be suspended until the ringing of the bells.

                  And being supported by the Leader of the Opposition (Hon. M.D. Rann), the Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development (Hon. J.W. Olsen), Mr Kerin, Mr DeLaine, Mr Venning and the Speaker.

                  Motion carried in silence, Members rising in their places.

 

5         Suspension and resumption of sitting

                  At 2.25 p.m. the sitting of the House was suspended.

                  At 2.35 p.m. the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

6         Petitions Nos 200 to 211

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

 

                   200 to 202 The Deputy Premier, the Minister for Health (Hon. M. H. Armitage) and Ms Stevens,

                                           from 64 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House oppose any measure to legislate for voluntary euthanasia.

 

                   203 The Minister for Tourism (Hon. G. A. Ingerson), from 11 060 residents of South Australia, urging the House to allow people to shop and trade in the City of Adelaide on Sundays.

 

                   204 The Minister for Tourism (Hon. G. A. Ingerson), from 146 residents of South Australia, urging the House to ensure that effective legislation is enacted to protect urban trees and/or bushland from destruction.

 

                   205 Mr Caudell, from 11 913 residents of South Australia, urging the  House to request the Minister for Arts and Cultural Heritage to increase State Government funding for the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

 

                   206 Mr Clarke, from 18 residents of South Australia, requesting the House urge the Government to decontaminate the ANR site at Islington, stop the development of the Collex waste plant at Kilburn and stop obnoxious odours emitted from factories around Grand Junction Road.

 

                   207  Mr Foley, from 523 residents of South Australia, urging the House to provide street lighting on Lady Gowrie Drive, North Haven.

 

                   208 Mr Meier, from 953 residents of South Australia, requesting the House ensure that the Wallaroo jetty remains open to the public during peak tourist times.

 

                   209 Mr Rann, from 2136 residents of South Australia, urging the House to recognise the cultural and educational importance of Old Parliament House Museum and support its continuation as a museum for the people of South Australia.

 

                   210  Ms Stevens, from 894 residents of South Australia, urging the House to increase funding for mental health in South Australia to provide extra beds at mental institutions and day-care monitoring for those people with a mental illness living in the community.

 

                   211   Ms Stevens, from 16 residents of South Australia, requesting the House uphold and strengthen existing laws relating to prostitution.

 

7          Answer to question

                  An answer to a question without notice was tabled by the Speaker.

 

8         Paper

                  The following paper was tabled:

 

                  By the Treasurer (Hon. S.J. Baker) -

                              Sale of Bank of South Australia Ltd. to Advance Bank Australia Ltd. - Agreement

 

9         Questions

                  Questions without notice were asked.

                  Ordered - That the period for asking questions without notice be extended by ten minutes.

                  Questions without notice resumed.

 

10       Grievance debate

                  The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

11        Suspension of Standing Orders

                  The Deputy Premier, 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.

 


            SGIC (Sale) Bill - Motion re

                  The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That following the receipt of the Message from Her Excellency The Governor recommending the appropriation of revenue in the SGIC (Sale) Bill, a Message be sent to the Legislative Council requesting the Council to return the Bill to enable its reconsideration.

                  Question put and passed.

 


12       Appropriation Bill

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

                  Debate resumed.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Andrew, by leave, that the debate be further adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

13       Suspension and resumption of sitting

                  At 5.59 p.m. the sitting of the House was suspended.

                  At 8.15 p.m. the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

14       Appropriation Bill

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

                  Debate resumed.

                 

15       Extension of time for adjournment

                  The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon. J.K.G. Oswald) moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

                  Question put and passed.

 

16       Appropriation Bill

                  Debate (interrupted by foregoing motion) resumed.

 

17        Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

            SGIC (Sale) Bill                                                                                                                                                                              Message No. 143

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has, in reply to Message No. 150 from the House of Assembly, withdrawn the SGIC (Sale) Bill, which is returned herewith.

                  Legislative Council, 6 June 1995                                                                                                                 H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

            Suspension of Standing Orders

                  The Treasurer, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to move a motion forthwith for the rescission of the third reading of the SGIC (Sale) Bill.

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

 

            Rescission of vote

                  The Treasurer, pursuant to order, then moved - That the vote on the third reading of the SGIC (Sale) Bill taken in the House on Tuesday 30 May 1995 be rescinded.

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

 


            SGIC (Sale) Bill

                  The Treasurer, moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

                  Question put and passed.

 

                  Bill read a third time and passed.

 

18       Appropriation Bill

                  Debate (interrupted by receipt of foregoing Message) resumed.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr De Laine, that the debate be further adjourned until tomorrow.

 

19       Adjournment

                  House adjourned at 11.52 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

 

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                                                                 MOTIONS WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

For Wednesday 7 June 1995

            Notice of Motion: Government Business-

 

The Deputy Premier to move - That a Message be sent to the Legislative Council requesting that the Minister for Education and Children's Services (Hon. R.I. Lucas), the Attorney-General (Hon. K.T. Griffin) and the Minister for Transport (Hon. D.V. Laidlaw), Members of the Legislative Council, be permitted to attend and give evidence before the Estimates Committees of the House of Assembly on the Appropriation Bill.

 

For Thursday 8 June 1995

            Notices of Motion: Other Motions-

 

Mr Venning to move - That this House supports the freeholding of Crown perpetual leases in the agricultural areas of the State at a cost to be based on the rent capitalised or a minimum amount, whichever is the greater, plus the documentary cost to convert to freehold title with the Crown lessee no longer being required to pay a proportion of the unimproved value of the land.

 

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                  Present during the day - All the Members except Mr Ashenden, (on leave) and Mrs Hall.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY