No 81

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 26 JUNE 2003

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       Coopers Brewery Co-generation Power - Motion re

Mr Rau, pursuant to notice, moved - That the House congratulates Coopers Brewery on their innovative approach in meeting their energy needs with the recent announcement of a natural gas-fired co-generation facility at Coopers Brewery in Regency Park, which incorporates state of the art brewing technology with an energy efficient power plant owned and operated by AGL, and which will also boost the State’s supply capacity.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

3       Andrew McEvoy, Australian Tourism Commission - Motion re

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the Deputy Chief Executive and General Manager of Marketing of the South Australian Tourism Commission, Andrew McEvoy, on his recent appointment to the senior management position of Executive General Manager – Western Hemisphere of the Australian Tourism Commission.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

4       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 6.

 

5       Random Drug Testing of Drivers - Motion re

Mr Venning, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the Government to examine the feasibility of adopting random drug testing of drivers and if feasible, to implement such testing in conjunction with random breath testing for excessive alcohol consumption.

         Debate ensued.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Snelling, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 17 July.

 

6       Southern Cross Replica Aircraft Sale - Motion re

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the Government to –

(a)            reveal and abandon its plan to sell the Southern Cross Replica gifted to the people of South Australia by the Commonwealth and now owned by the South Australian Government;

(b)           immediately release the $190,000 insurance payout held by the Government through Arts SA to enable repair to the damaged  aircraft;

(c)            develop a strategy to retain the Replica in South Australia as a flying testament to this State’s part in the achievements of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, and as a tourism and major events asset to the State; and

(d)           desist from any effort to silence or intimidate volunteers who support the Replica from making statements or taking action to protect the aircraft from sale and to seek its repair to air  worthiness.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 17 July.

 

7       National Motor Vehicle Theft Program - Motion re

Hon D C Kotz, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House calls on the Government to consider implementing the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council’s “Immobilise Now!” program to reduce car theft in South Australia by offering a subsidy to car owners as an incentive to install an Australian Standard immobiliser in an effort to reduce car theft, youth crime and cost to Government and community.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 17 July.

 

8       Surf Life Saving SA Funding - Motion re

Mr Brokenshire, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House requests the Government to increase funding to Surf Life Saving SA by $150,000 per annum from the windfall increase in the Gaming Supertax.

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 17 July.

 

9       Adelaide International Horse Trials Funding - Motion re

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House condemns the Government for –

(a)            the lack of vision in de-funding the Adelaide International Horse Trials, the only 4 star standard international event in the Southern Hemisphere;

(b)           failing to take into account the impact of this decision on Australian and New Zealand Olympic Equestrian Teams preparing and training for selection to the Athens 2004 Olympic Games;

(c)            failing to take into account the national and international media benefits to South Australia before the decision to abandon the event on financial grounds; and

notes the failure of the Minister for Tourism to consult with Australian Olympic organisations before the decision was made.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Hamilton-Smith, by leave, that the motion be further adjourned until Thursday 17 July.

 

10      Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 12.25 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 2.00 pm the Deputy Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

11      Petitions Nos 125 and 126

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

 

125 Dr McFetridge, from 604 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to amend current legislation to allow dogs, under effective control, to sit with their owners in all alfresco dining areas without the fear of a prosecution being brought against the owner of the dog or the proprietor of the premises.

 

126 Mr Brokenshire, from 468 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to continue to recruit extra police officers, over and above recruitment at attrition, in order to increase police officer numbers.

 

12      An answer to a question

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

 

13      Legislative Council Vacancy – Assembly of Members of the Two Houses - Minutes

         The Deputy Speaker tabled the Minutes of the Assembly of Members of the Two Houses, held today, for the election of a Member of the Legislative Council to hold the place rendered vacant by the resignation of Hon Diana Laidlaw, at which Jacqueline Michelle Anne Lensink was elected.

 

14      Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Urban Development and Planning (Hon J W Weatherill) –

      Development Act –

         City of West Torrens, Report on the Interim Operation of – Flood Prone Areas Plan Amendment

         City of Playford, Report on the Interim Operation of – Buckland Park and Environs Plan Amendment.

Ministerial Statement – Estimates Committee – Answer to Question from Friday 20 June.

 

15      Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

16      Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

17      Next day of sitting

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Infrastructure (Hon P F Conlon) - That the House at its rising adjourn until Monday 14 July at 2.00 pm.

 

18      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Statutes Amendment (Renaissance Tower – Gaming and Liquor Licences) Bill                                                               Message No 103

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Gaming Machines Act 1992 and the Liquor Licensing Act 1997, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 5 June 2003                                                     R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

         Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Wednesday 16 July.

 

19      National Wine Centre (Restructuring and Leasing Arrangements) (University of Adelaide) Amendment Bill

The Deputy Premier (Hon K O Foley), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the National Wine Centre (Restructuring and Leasing Arrangements) Act 2002.

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 Hamilton-Smith, that the debate be adjourned until Monday 14 July.

 

20      Stamp Duties (Rental and Mortgage Duty) Amendment Bill

The Treasurer (Hon K O Foley), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923.

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 R G Kerin (Leader of the Opposition), that the debate be adjourned until Monday 14 July.

 

21      Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Starr-Bowkett Societies) Bill

The Minister for Consumer Affairs (Hon M J Atkinson), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Fair Trading Act 1987 and to repeal the Starr-Bowkett Societies Act 1975.

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 R G Kerin, that the debate be adjourned until Monday 14 July.

 

22      Administration and Probate (Administration Guarantees) 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 Administration and Probate Act 1919.

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 R G Kerin, that the debate be adjourned until Monday 14 July.

 

23      Summary Procedure (Classification of Offences) Amendment Bill

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Summary Procedure Act 1921.

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 D C Kotz, that the debate be adjourned until Monday 14 July.

 

24      Statutes Amendment (Anti-Fortification) Bill

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Development Act 1993 and the Summary Offences Act 1953.

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 R G Kerin, that the debate be adjourned until Monday 14 July.

 

25      Extension of time for adjournment

Ordered, on motion of the Attorney-General - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 5.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

26      Appropriation Bill 2003

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the proposed expenditures referred to Estimates Committees A and B be agreed to.

Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

The Speaker moved – That the remainder of the Bill be agreed to.

Question put and passed.

 

The Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill), moved - That the Bill be now read a third time.

         Question put and passed.

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

27      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Standing Committee Bill                     Message No 104

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to provide for the establishment of the Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Standing Committee; to define the functions, powers and duties of that Committee; to amend the Aboriginal Lands Trust Act 1966 and the Parliamentary Remuneration Act 1990; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 26 June 2003                                                   R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

 

         Bill read a first time.

         Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Monday 14 July.

 

28      Adjournment

House adjourned at 6.00 pm until Monday 14 July at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Monday 14 July 2003

 

Notice of Motion:  Government Business  -

 

The Minister for Industrial Affairs to move – That pursuant to sections 30 and 34 of the Industrial Relations Act 1934 the nominee of this House to the panel to consult with the Minister about appointments to the Industrial Relations Commission of South Australia be the Member for Davenport.

 

            For Wednesday 17 July 2003

 

Notice of Motion:  Other Motions -

 

Ms Chapman to move – That this House urges the Government to immediately withdraw the trial Sexual Health And Relationship Education program developed by SHINE, from all 14 participating schools pending professional assessment and endorsement.

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Hon M D Rann and Hon J D Lomax-Smith.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY