SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 8

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  25  SEPTEMBER  2003

 

 

 

   1.

Council met pursuant to adjournment.  The President (The Hon. R. R. Roberts) took the Chair.

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

 

   2.

The Clerk announced that the following Petition had been lodged for presentation:

                 By The Hon. S. M. Kanck from 31 residents of South Australia, concerning false claims that the Ngarrindjeri people fabricated their culture.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will make an official apology to the Ngarrindjeri people which will then mark the beginning of a new process of healing and reconciliation for all South Australians.

 

Petition -

No. 1 - False claims
that the Ngarrindjeri
People fabricated
their culture.

 

   3.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (The Hon. P. Holloway), tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Treasurer (The Hon. K. O. Foley, M.P.) concerning the First Freight Agreement for the Adelaide to Darwin Railway.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   4.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (The Hon. T. G. Roberts) tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for the Status of Women (The Hon. S. W. Key, M.P.) concerning an Historic Gathering of Aboriginal Women Leaders.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   5.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Question Time to be extended to enable the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins to complete his question to the Minister and for the Minister to complete his reply.

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

 

Suspension of
Standing  Orders.

 

6.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Address in Reply, as read, be adopted:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Address in Reply.

 

   7.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (The Hon. P. Holloway), tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Deputy Premier (The Hon. K. O. Foley, M.P.) concerning the Conduct of the Member for Bragg.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

8.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 to No. 10 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

9.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until Monday, 13 October 2003 at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

 

10.

The following Message from the House of Assembly were received and read -

Message No. 7

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, entitled a Bill for an Act to amend the Mines and Works Inspection Act 1920 and the Mining Act 1971, without any amendment.

House of Assembly, 25 September 2003.                                           I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

 

Message from
House of Assembly:

Statutes
Amendment
(Mining) Bill.

 

 

11.

Council adjourned at six minutes past six o’clock until Monday, 13 October 2003 at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Adjournment.

 

 

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Members present during any part of the sitting:

 

 

 

 

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. P. Holloway

 

 

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon.  J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. N. Xenophon