No 60

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 30 JUNE 2004

 

 

1       Meeting of House

         The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon Peter Lewis) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Legislative Review Committee - Report – Twenty-Fifth

Mr Hanna brought up the 25th Report of the Committee.

Report received.

 

3       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

4       Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Statutes Amendment (Budget 2004) Bill                                                  Message No 74

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Debits Tax Act 1994, the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971 and the Stamp Duties Act 1923, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 25 June 2004                                                   R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

5       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

6       Constitution (Oath of Allegiance) Amendment Bill

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

 

In Committee

Clause No 4 further considered, otherwise amended and agreed to.

Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

 

Ordered - That the third reading be an Order of the Day for Wednesday 21 July.

 

7       Postponement of business

Ordered severally - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 2 to 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day:  Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 8.

 

8       Land Agents (Indemnity Fund-Growden Default) 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.

 

Contingent Notice of Motion

Hon I F Evans pursuant to contingent notice move - That Joint Standing Orders (Private Bills) be so far suspended as to enable the Bill to pass through its remaining stages without reference to a Select Committee.

Question put and passed.

 

In Committee

Clause No 1 agreed to.

New Clause No 1A inserted.

Clause No 2 agreed to.

Clause No 3 amended and agreed to.

Clauses Nos 4 and 5 agreed to.

Clauses Nos 6 and 7 amended and agreed to.

Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

 

Hon I F Evans moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

9       Suspension of Standing Orders – Motion re: negatived

Mr Venning, without notice, moved - That Standing and Sessional Orders be so far suspended as to enable Order of the Day: Private Members Business Bills/Committees/ Regulations No 2 to be taken into consideration forthwith.

         Question put.

         House divided:

 

           Ayes, 19

 

           Noes, 23

Mr Brindal

Hon M J Atkinson

Mr Brokenshire

Ms Bedford

Hon D C Brown

Ms Breuer

Hon M R Buckby

Mr Caica

Ms Chapman

Ms Ciccarello

Hon I F Evans

Hon P F Conlon

Mr Goldsworthy

Mr Hanna

Hon G M Gunn

Hon J D Hill

Mrs Hall

Hon S W Key

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Mr Koutsantonis

Hon R G Kerin

Hon J D Lomax-Smith

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Maywald

Dr McFetridge

Hon R J McEwen

Mr Meier

Mr O'Brien

Mrs Penfold

Ms Rankine

Mrs Redmond

Hon M D Rann

Mr Scalzi

Mr Rau

Mr Williams

Mr Snelling

Mr Venning (Teller)

Hon L Stevens

 

Hon R B Such

 

Ms Thompson

 

Hon J W Weatherill

 

Mrs Geraghty (Teller)

 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

10      Parental Responsibility Bill

Hon G M Gunn, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to impose criminal liability on parents for offences committed by their children; to give the police power to remove children from public places; to make a related amendment to the Young Offenders Act 1993; and for other purposes.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

         Hon G M Gunn moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 21 July.

 

11      Road Traffic (Highway Speed Limit) Amendment Bill

Hon G M Gunn, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

         Hon G M Gunn moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 21 July.

 

12      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 3 and 4 be postponed until Wednesday 21 July.

 

13      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 5 be postponed and resumed on motion.

 

14      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 6 to 8 and 10 to 14 be postponed until Wednesday 21 July.

 

15      Constitution (Basic Democratic Principles) Amendment Bill

Hon G M Gunn, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Constitution Act 1934.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

         Hon G M Gunn moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 21 July.

 

16      Select Committee on Nursing Education and Training - Motion re

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House establish a Select Committee to examine and report upon –

(a)           the adequacy and appropriateness of education and training of nurses in South Australia

(b)           the adequacy of current enrolment numbers and the projected need for nurses;  

(c)           issues affecting the drop-out rate of nurses whilst in training and education, and subsequent employment; and

(d)           any other relevant matter.

         Question put and passed.

 

Select Committee

And a Committee was appointed consisting of Hon D C Brown, Mrs Geraghty, Mr Scalzi, Ms Thompson and the mover.

Ordered - That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records and to adjourn from place to place.

To report on Wednesday 21 July.

 

Suspension of Standing Orders

Hon R B Such, without notice, moved - That Standing Order 339 be and remain so far suspended as to enable the Select Committee on Nursing Education and Training to authorise the disclosure or publication, as it thinks fit, of any evidence presented to the Committee prior to such evidence being reported to the House.

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

 

17      Select Committee on Child Care Workers Education and Training - Motion re

Ms Chapman, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House establish a Select Committee to examine and report upon –

(a)           the adequacy and appropriateness of education and training of child care workers in South Australia

(b)           the adequacy of current numbers and the projected numbers of people in child care education and training;   

(c)           issues affecting the drop-out rate of child care workers whilst in training and education, and subsequent employment; and

(d)           any other relevant matter.

         Debate ensued.

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The two hours for consideration of Private Members Business having expired, the debate was adjourned (Mr Hamilton-Smith, by leave) and Government Business was called on.

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18      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Government Business Nos 1 and 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Government Business No 4.

 

19      Barley Exporting Bill

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (Hon R J McEwen), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill relating to the exporting of barley; to repeal the Barley Marketing Act 1993; 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 Mr Venning, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

20      Chicken Meat Industry (Arbitration) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Chicken Meat Industry Act 2003.

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 Venning, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

21      Criminal Law Consolidation (Criminal Neglect) Amendment Bill

The Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935.

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 W A Matthew, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

 

 

 

22      Podiatry Practice Bill

The Minister for Health (Hon L Stevens), pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to protect the health and safety of the public by providing for the registration of podiatrists and podiatry students; to regulate the provision of podiatric treatment for the purpose of maintaining high standards of competence and conduct by the persons who provide it; to repeal the Chiropodists Act 1950; 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 W A Matthew, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

23      Fire and Emergency Services 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 the Minister for Emergency Services (Hon P F Conlon), that the debate be further adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

24      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Conference – Health and Community Services Complaints Bill             Message No 75

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council, having considered the recommendations from the Conference on the Health and Community Services Complaints Bill, has agreed to the same. The Bill is returned herewith.

         Legislative Council, 30 June 2004                                               R. R. Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

Ordered - That the Speaker do now leave the Chair and the House resolve itself into a Committee of the whole for the consideration of the recommendations from the Conference.

 

In Committee

 

Resolved - That the recommendations from the Conference be agreed to.

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The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such reported that the Committee had considered the recommendations from the Conference and had agreed to the same.

 

25      Conveyancers (Corporate Structures) 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.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

26      Extension of time for adjournment

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon S W Key), that the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

 

27      Fire and Emergency Services Bill

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

Debate resumed.

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

 

28      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Motor Vehicles (Emergency Contact Details) Amendment Bill                Message No 76

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Motor Vehicles Act 1959, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 30 June 2004                                                   R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Wednesday 21 July.

 

29      Adjournment

House adjourned at 11.26 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

 

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MOTION OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For 1 July 2004

 

Notice of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Minister for Families and Communities to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for a Commission of Inquiry into allegations of failure on the part of Government agencies, employees or other relevant persons to investigate or appropriately deal with allegations concerning sexual offences against children under the guardianship, custody, care or control of the Minister responsible for the protection of children; to provide evidentiary powers and immunities in connection with the inquiry; and for other purposes.

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members except the Deputy Premier (Hon K O Foley), the Minister for Transport (Hon P L White), the Minister for Administrative Services (Hon M J Wright) and Hon D C Kotz.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY