No. 65

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                               TUESDAY 18 JULY 1995

 

 

 1         Meeting of House

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

 

2         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.

 

3         Petitions Nos 241 to 252

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

 

                  241   Deputy Premier (Hon. S.J. Baker), from 30 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to re-open the railway stations at Millswood, Hawthorn and Clapham.

 

                  242  Minister for Tourism (Hon. G.A. Ingerson), from 1 225 residents of South Australia, urging the House to ensure that effective legislation is enacted to protect urban trees and/or bushland from destruction.

 

                  243 to 247 Minister for Mines and Energy (Hon. D.S. Baker), Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon. R.B. Such), Mr Kerin, Mrs Kotz and Ms Stevens, from 267 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House oppose any measure to legislate for voluntary euthanasia.

 

                  248  Leader of the Opposition (Hon. M.D. Rann), from 168 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House oppose the dredging of toxic sludge from the Patawalonga until an independent analysis of the sludge has been carried out and the State Government provides a guarantee that the sludge will not pose a health hazard to residents and visitors of Glenelg/West Beach region. 

 

                  249  Mr Becker, from 415 residents of South Australia, requesting the House call on the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs to insist on implementation of United Nations resolutions for the best interest of Cyprus.

 

                  250  Mr Brokenshire, from 649 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to legislate against roller blading on footpaths or roads.

 


                  251 and 252 Mrs Kotz and Ms Stevens, from 922 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House maintain the present homicide law, which excludes euthanasia, while maintaining the common law right of patients to refuse medical treatment.

 

4         Answer to a question

                  An answer to a question on the Notice Paper No. 224  was tabled by the Speaker.

 

5         Papers

                  The following Papers were tabled:

 

                  By the Premier (Hon. D.C. Brown)

                              Public Sector Management Act - Regulations - Principal

 

                  By the Deputy Premier (Hon. S.J. Baker)

                              Classification of Publications Board - Report, 1993-94

                              Supreme Court Act - Rules of Court - Supreme Court - Notification of Sale of Property

 

                  By the Minister for Industrial Affairs (Hon. G.A. Ingerson)

                              Industrial and Employee Relations Act - Regulations - Employers of Public Employees

 

                  By the Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development           (Hon. J.W. Olsen)

                              Ministerial Statement - Hills Transit Agreement

                              Regulations under the following Acts-

                                          Harbors and Navigation - Birkenhead Bridge

                                          Public Corporations - State Opera Ring Corporation

 

                  By the Minister for Health (Hon. M.H. Armitage)

                              Psychological Practices Act - Regulations - Fees

 

                  By the Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations                            (Hon. J.K.G. Oswald)                       

                              Interim Operation of the City of Enfield District Commercial (Pooraka) Zone Plan Amendment -                               Report

                              Corporation of Campbelltown - By-Law - No. 14 - Parks and Reserves

 

                  By the Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources (Hon. D.C. Wotton)

                              Outback Areas Community Development Trust - Report, 1993-94

 

                  By the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon. R.B. Such)

                              Industrial and Commercial Training Act - Regulations - Plant Operators - Earthmoving.

 

6         Questions

                  Questions without notice were asked.

                 

7          Grievance debate

                  The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

8         Message from the Legislative Council

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


 

            History Trust of South Australia (Leasing of Property) Amendment Bill                         Message No. 152

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the History Trust of South Australia Act 1981, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly .

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

 

                  Bill read a first time.

                  Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

9         Racing (TAB Board) 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.

 

10       Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

            Statues Amendment (Paedophiles) Bill                                                                           Message No. 153

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendment made by the House of Assembly in the Statutes Amendment (Paedophiles) Bill, without any amendment.

                  Legislative Council, 18 July 1995                                                                                                                 H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

            Retail Shop Leases - Resolution re                                                                                          Message No. 154

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council informs the House of Assembly that it has passed the Resolution transmitted herewith, and desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly thereto.

                  Legislative Council, 18 July 1995                                                                                                                 H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

                                                                                                                        Resolution referred to.

                  I.         That a Joint Committee be appointed to inquire into retail shop leasing issues relevant to retail shop tenancies including the following matters -

                              (a)     rights and obligations of parties at the end of lease;

                              (b)     allegations of harsh and unreasonable rental terms;

                                          and

                              (c)     rights and obligations of parties on relocations and refits.

                  II.       That in the event of the Joint Committee being appointed, the Legislative Council be represented thereon by three Members, of whom two shall form a quorum of Council Members necessary to be present at all sittings of the Committee.

                  III.     That this Council permits the Select Committee to authorise the disclosure or publication, as it thinks fit, of any evidence or documents presented to the Committee prior to such evidence being reported to the Council.

 

                  Ordered - That consideration of the Message be an Order of the Day tomorrow.

 

11        Racing (TAB Board) Amendment Bill

                  Debate (interrupted by receipt of the foregoing Messages) resumed.

                  Question put.


                  House divided (No. 1):

                 

                                          Ayes, 28.

 

                              Hon. H. Allison

                              Mr Andrew

                              Hon. M.H. Armitage

                              Mr Ashenden

                              Hon. D.S. Baker

                              Hon. S.J. Baker

                              Mr Bass

                              Mr Becker

                              Mr Brindal

                              Mr Buckby

                              Mr Caudell

                              Mr Cummins

                              Mr Evans

                              Mrs Hall

                              Hon. G.A. Ingerson

                              Mr Kerin

                              Mrs Kotz

                              Mr Leggett

                              Mr Lewis

                              Mr Meier

                              Hon. J.W. Olsen

                              Mrs Penfold

                              Mrs Rosenberg

                              Mr Rossi

                              Mr Venning

                              Mr Wade

                              Hon. D.C. Wotton

                              Hon. J.K.G. Oswald (Teller)

                              Noes, 10.

 

Mr Atkinson

Mr Clarke

Mr De Laine

Mrs Geraghty

Ms Hurley

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Ms Stevens

Ms White

Mr Foley (Teller)

 

 

 

                  So it was resolved in the affirmative.

                  Bill read a second time.

                 

                                                                                      In Committee

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 5 agreed to.

                                                                                                Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

                  The House having resumed:

                  Hon. H. Allison reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

                  The Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon. J.K.G. Oswald) moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put.


                  House divided (No. 2):

                 

                                          Ayes, 28.

 

                              Hon. H. Allison

                              Hon. M.H. Armitage

                              Mr Ashenden

                              Hon. D.S. Baker

                              Hon. S.J. Baker

                              Mr Bass

                              Mr Becker

                              Mr Brindal

                              Hon. D.C. Brown

                              Mr Buckby

                              Mr Caudell

                              Mr Cummins

                              Mr Evans

                              Mrs Hall

                              Hon. G.A. Ingerson

                              Mr Kerin

                              Mrs Kotz

                              Mr Leggett

                              Mr Lewis

                              Mr Meier

                              Hon. J.W. Olsen

                              Mrs Penfold

                              Mrs Rosenberg

                              Mr Scalzi

                              Mr Venning

                              Mr Wade

                              Hon. D.C. Wotton

                              Hon. J.K.G. Oswald (Teller)

                              Noes, 10.

 

Mr Atkinson

Mr Clarke

Mr De Laine

Mrs Geraghty

Ms Hurley

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Ms Stevens

Ms White

Mr Foley (Teller)

 

 

 

                  So it was resolved in the affirmative.

                             

                  Bill read a third time and passed.

 

12       Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

            Road Traffic (Small-Wheeled Vehicles) Amendment Bill                      Message No. 155

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                  Legislative Council, 18 July 1995                                                                                                                 H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

                  Bill read a first time.

                  Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

13       Adjournment

                  The Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing moved - That the House do now adjourn.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

                  House adjourned at 10.13 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

                                                                                                                                  ____________


 

                                                                 MOTIONS WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

                  For Wednesday 19 July 1995 

                    Notices of Motion: Government Business-

 

                  The Treasurer to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Parliamentary Superannuation Act 1974.

 

                  The Minister for Infrastructure to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the South Australian Water Corporation Act 1994.

 

                  The Minister for Infrastructure to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Electricity Corporations Act 1994.

 

                  The Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Racing Act 1976.

 

                  For Thursday 20 July 1995

                    Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

 

                  Mr Cummins to move - That this House abhors the desecration and destruction of the Jewish graves at the West Terrace Cemetery and affirms the fundamental and inalienable right of all South Australians to -

                                          (a) practice their religious and cultural beliefs without interference or persecution; and

                                          (b) live in harmony and free from racial vilification in a multicultural society,

                              and further affirms its commitment to the introduction of racial vilification legislation. 

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                  Present during the day - All Members except Mr Brokenshire and Mr Condous.

 

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

 

                  Division No. 1 -

                              Ayes - Mr Brokenshire

                              Noes - Hon. F.T. Blevins

 

                  Division No. 2 -

                              Ayes - Mr Brokenshire

                              Noes - Hon. F.T. Blevins

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY