No 62

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 2 JUNE 2005

 

 

1       Meeting of House

         The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon R B Such) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2       HIV/Aids Report – CPA - Motion re

Hon I F Evans, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House notes the reports and recommendations of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association study group on the role of parliamentarians in combating the HIV/Aids pandemic.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

3       Spirit of Gallipoli Initiative - Motion re

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House –

(a)           congratulates the Return Soldiers League and the Association of the 9th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment for the successful Spirit of Gallipoli initiative; and

(b)           commends the History Trust of South Australia and the Migration Museum for their contribution to the event.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

4       Country Public Works Projects - Motion re

Mr Venning, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House condemns the Government for its total lack of major Public Works projects, especially country roads, country health facilities, country schools and country recreational facilities.

         Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 7 July.

 

5       Barossa Hospital - Motion re

Mr Venning, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House condemns the current Government for failing to honour the previous Government's commitment to build a new Barossa Hospital.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 7 July.

 

6       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 5 to be postponed until Thursday 7 July.

 

7       Postponement of business

Ordered, severally - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions Nos 6 and 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 8.

 

8       Mount Gambier District Health Service - Motion re

Ms Bedford, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the staff and the Board of the Mount Gambier District Health Service for their commitment and achievements in improving health services and patient safety following the recommendations of the Stokes Report.

         Question put and passed.

 

9       Postponement of business

Ordered, severally - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions Nos 6 and 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 9.

 

10      Limestone Coast Tourism - Motion re

Ms Ciccarello, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the South East Local Government Association and the Coorong District Council for their commitment and support to tourism by the signing of a joint three year agreement with the South Australian Tourism Commission to fund the marketing of tourism by Limestone Coast Tourism.

         Question put and passed.

 

11      Postponement of business

Ordered, separately and severally - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions Nos 6, 7 and 10 to be postponed until Thursday 7 July.

 

12      Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 12.58 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 2.00 pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

13      Paper

         The following Paper was tabled:

 

By the Minister for the River Murray (Hon K A Maywald) –

      Save the Murray Fund – Report 2003-2004.

 

14      Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

15      Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

16      Next day of sitting

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon S W Key), that the House at its rising adjourn until Thursday 23 June at 10.30 am.

 

17      Postponement of business

Ordered, severally - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 1 and 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 9.

 

18      Ambulance Service (SA Ambulance Service Inc) 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

Clauses Nos 1 to 3 agreed to.

Clause No 4 amended and agreed to.

Clauses Nos 5 and 6 agreed to

Clause No 7 read.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Minister for Health (Hon L Stevens), moved on page 3, after line 24, to insert a new section as follows-

11A—Establishment of Ambulance Board

     (1)     Management of the affairs of SAAS is vested in a committee to be known as the Ambulance Board.

     (2)     The Ambulance Board consists of 10 members appointed by the Minister as follows:

     (a)     6 persons nominated by the Minister of whom—

     (i)     at least 1 must be a legal practitioner; and

     (ii)     at least 1 must have knowledge of and experience in voluntary work in the community; and

     (iii)     at least 1 must have experience in financial management;

     (b)     1 must be a serving volunteer ambulance officer selected by the Minister from a panel of 3 such officers nominated by the Advisory Committee;

     (c)     1 must be a person serving as a volunteer in the administration of the provision of ambulance services selected by the Minister from a panel of 3 such persons nominated by the Advisory Committee;

     (d)     1 must be a member of the Ambulance Employees Association of SA (AEA) nominated by AEA;

     (e)     1 must be nominated by the United Trades and Labor Council.

     (3)     The Ambulance Board is subject to direction (which must be given in writing) by the Minister.

 

Amendment to amendment

Hon D C Brown moved to amend the proposed new section by deleting paragraph (e) and substituting:

     (e)     1 must be chosen at an election held in accordance with the regulations.

Question – That the amendment to the proposed new section be agreed to – put.

 

         Committee divided (No 1):

 

           Ayes, 20

 

           Noes, 22

Mr Brindal

Hon M J Atkinson

Mr Brokenshire

Ms Bedford

Hon M R Buckby

Ms Breuer

Ms Chapman

Mr Caica

Hon I F Evans

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon K O Foley

Hon G M Gunn

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Hon J D Hill

Hon R G Kerin

Hon S W Key

Hon D C Kotz

Mr Koutsantonis

Mr Lewis

Hon J D Lomax-Smith

Hon W A Matthew

Hon K A Maywald

Dr McFetridge

Hon R J McEwen

Mr Meier

Mr O'Brien

Mrs Penfold

Ms Rankine

Mrs Redmond

Mr Rau

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Ms Thompson

Mr Williams

Hon J W Weatherill

Hon D C Brown (Teller)

Ms White

 

Hon M J Wright

 

Hon L Stevens (Teller)

 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

Question – That the amendment be agreed to – put and passed.

 

Clause otherwise amended and agreed to.

Clauses Nos 8 and 9 agreed to.

Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

 

The Minister for Health moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

19      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Supply Bill                                                                                              Message No 64

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the financial year ending on 30 June 2006, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 2 June 2005                                                     R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

20      Postponement of business

Ordered, severally - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 4 to 8 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 9.

 

21      Extension of time for adjournment

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, that the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 5.00 pm.

 

22      Citrus Industry 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 Lewis, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 23 June.

 

23      Messages from the Legislative Council

         The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

         Education (Extension) Amendment Bill                                                  Message No 65

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Education Act 1972, with the amendment indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendment the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 2 June 2005                                                     R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of amendment from the Legislative Council

 

Amendment No 1

Clause 3, page 2, line 11 –

      Delete “1 September 2006” and substitute:

      1 December 2005

 

         J M Davis CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

         Ordered - That consideration of the amendment be an Order of the Day for Thursday 23 June.

 

         Chiropractic and Osteopathy Practice Bill                                              Message No 66

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to protect the health and safety of the public by providing for the registration of chiropractors, osteopaths, chiropractic students and osteopathy students; to regulate the provision of chiropractic and osteopathy for the purpose of maintaining high standards of competence and conduct by those who provide it; to repeal the Chiropractors Act 1991; and for other purposes, with the amendment indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendment the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 2 June 2005                                                     R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of amendment from the Legislative Council

 

Amendment No 1

Clause 25, page 17, line 1—

   Clause 25(1)(e)—after "removed from the" insert:

   chiropractic student register, osteopathy student register,

 

         J M Davis CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

         Ordered - That consideration of the amendment be an Order of the Day for Thursday 23 June.

 

24      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 8.

 

25      Physiotherapy Practice Bill

Order of the Day read for the consideration of the amendments of the Legislative Council in this Bill.

 

In Committee

 

Resolved – That the amendments be agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

26      Public Sector Management (Chief Executive Accountability) Amendment Bill

Order of the Day read for the consideration of the amendment of the Legislative Council in this Bill.

 

In Committee

 

Resolved – That the amendment be agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling reported that the Committee had considered the amendment referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

27      Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Aggravated Offences) Bill

Order of the Day read for the further consideration of the amendments of the Legislative Council in this Bill.

 

 

In Committee

 

The Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson), moved – That Amendment Nos 1 to 4 and 6 to 10 be agreed to and Amendment No 5 be disagreed to.

 

Question – That Amendments Nos 1 to 4 be agreed to – put and passed.

 

 

Question – That Amendment No 5 be disagreed to – put.

 

         Committee divided (No 2):

 

           Ayes, 21

           Noes, 17

 

Ms Bedford

Mr Brindal

Ms Breuer

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Caica

Hon D C Brown

Ms Ciccarello

Hon M R Buckby

Hon K O Foley

Hon I F Evans

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon J D Hill

Mr Hanna

Hon S W Key

Hon R G Kerin

Mr Koutsantonis

Hon D C Kotz

Hon J D Lomax-Smith

Hon W A Matthew

Mr Lewis

Dr McFetridge

Hon K A Maywald

Mr Meier

Mr O'Brien

Mrs Redmond

Ms Rankine

Mr Scalzi

Mr Rau

Mr Venning

Hon L Stevens

Mr Williams

Hon R B Such

Ms Chapman (Teller)

Ms Thompson

 

Hon J W Weatherill

 

Hon M J Wright

 

Hon M J Atkinson (Teller)

 

 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Question – That Amendments Nos 6 to 10 be agreed to – put and passed.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had agreed to Amendments Nos 1 to 4 and 6 to 10 without amendment and disagreed to Amendment No 5.

 

28      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 6 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 8.

 

29      Correctional Services (Parole) Amendment Bill

Order of the Day read for the consideration of the Message of the Legislative Council in this Bill.

 

In Committee

 

The Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson), moved - That the amendments be insisted on.

Question put.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         Committee divided (No 3):

 

           Ayes, 19

           Noes, 18

 

Ms Bedford

Mr Brindal

Ms Breuer

Hon D C Brown

Mr Caica

Hon M R Buckby

Ms Ciccarello

Ms Chapman

Mrs Geraghty

Hon I F Evans

Hon J D Hill

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon S W Key

Mr Hanna

Mr Koutsantonis

Hon R G Kerin

Hon K A Maywald

Hon D C Kotz

Mr O'Brien

Mr Lewis

Ms Rankine

Hon W A Matthew

Mr Rau

Dr McFetridge

Hon L Stevens

Mr Meier

Hon R B Such

Mrs Redmond

Ms Thompson

Mr Scalzi

Hon J W Weatherill

Mr Venning

Ms White

Mr Williams

Hon M J Wright

Mr Brokenshire (Teller)

Hon M J Atkinson (Teller)

 

 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling reported that the Committee had considered the Message referred to it and had resolved to insist on its amendments.

 

30      Extension of sitting

The Attorney-General moved - That the sitting of the House be extended beyond 6.00 pm.

Question put.

 

         House divided (No 4):

 

           Ayes, 21

           Noes, 17

 

Ms Bedford

Mr Brindal

Ms Breuer

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Caica

Hon D C Brown

Ms Ciccarello

Hon M R Buckby

Mrs Geraghty

Ms Chapman

Mr Hanna

Hon I F Evans

Hon J D Hill

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon S W Key

Hon R G Kerin

Mr Koutsantonis

Hon D C Kotz

Hon J D Lomax-Smith

Hon W A Matthew

Hon K A Maywald

Dr McFetridge

Mr O'Brien

Mr Meier

Ms Rankine

Mrs Redmond

Mr Rau

Mr Scalzi

Mr Snelling

Mr Venning

Hon L Stevens

Mr Williams

Ms Thompson

Mr Lewis (Teller)

Hon J W Weatherill

 

Mr White

 

Hon M J Wright

 

Hon M J Atkinson (Teller)

 

 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

31      Adjournment

House adjourned at 6.11 pm until Thursday 23 June at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTION OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Thursday 15 September 2005

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Ms Rankine to move – That this House condemns the Howard Liberal Government's legislative agenda aimed at

(a)           downgrading the role of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission;

(b)           stripping away employment award conditions of ordinary Australian workers; and

(c)           usurping the industrial relations powers of the States.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Mrs Hall.

 

 

         The following Pairs were handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

         Division No 1 -

               Ayes - Mrs Hall, Mr Hamilton-Smith.

               Noes – The Premier (Hon M D Rann), the Minister for Transport (Hon P F Conlon).

 

         Division No 2 -

               Ayes – The Premier, the Minister for Transport, Ms White, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries.

               Noes - Mrs Hall, Mr Hamilton-Smith, Hon G M Gunn, Mrs Penfold.

 

         Division No 3  -

               Ayes - The Premier, the Deputy Premier (Hon K O Foley), the Minister for Transport, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries.

               Noes - Mrs Hall, Mr Hamilton-Smith, Hon G M Gunn, Mrs Penfold.

 

         Division No 4 -

               Ayes - The Premier, the Deputy Premier (Hon K O Foley), the Minister for Transport, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries.

               Noes - Mrs Hall, Mr Hamilton-Smith, Hon G M Gunn, Mrs Penfold.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Hon R B Such

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY