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Running Record (22 October 2020)

Thursday 22 October 2020

This Running Record is intended as a guide only to information on the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly, and is updated during the course of the sitting day. It shows the progress of legislation, results of motions moved and other business conducted.

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MEETING OF THE HOUSEAt 9.30 am
NOTICES OF MOTIONS (GENERAL NOTICES)​Commenced  9.31 am
STRONGER COMMUNITIES LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE) BILLCommenced 9.47 pm
​Second Reading speech

Debate adjourned

NSW JOBS FIRST BILL
Commenced 10.16 am
​Second Reading speech

Debate adjourned

ROADS AMENDMENT (TOLL-FREE PERIOD) BILL
Commenced 10.40 am
​Second Reading 

Neagatived on division

GOVERNMENT SECTOR EMPLOYMENT AMENDMENT (TELEWORKING) BILL
Commenced 10.42 am
​Second Reading debate
​Debate interupted
ARMENIA AND AZERBAIJAN CONFLICT
Commenced 12.11 pm
​Dr Hugh McDermott moved, That the House:
  1. Notes the actions of Azerbaijan towards the Republic of Armenia and its blatant disregard of international law by breaking their ceasefire agreement.
  2. Notes the serious concerns that have been raised from Armenian-Australians regarding the attacks on Armenia's border town of Tavush and threatened attacks on the nuclear power plant at Metzamor.
  3. Condemns the actions of Turkish President Erdogan and Azerbaijan President Aliyev in their pursuit of Pan-Turkish nationalism which has previously led to genocide.
  4. Calls on the Commonwealth Government to condemn these attacks and advocate its support for the safety and security of Armenia.
​Passed on division

OLD MANLY HOSPITAL SITE - DRAFT MASTERPLANCommenced 12.49 pm

Mr James Griffin moved, That the House:

  1. Commends the Housing and Property Group within the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, on the development of the draft masterplan for the old Manly Hospital site.
  2. Thanks the community members who have contributed to the masterplan via their roles on the Project Steering Advisory Committee.
  3. Acknowledges the draft masterplan reflects the guiding principles of the project and will deliver new public spaces for future generations.
  4. Notes the draft masterplan is on display and seeking feedback from the community until at least 31 August 2020.

Passed


TRANSGRID UPGRADE - COMMUNITY CONSULTATIONCommenced 1.12 pm

Dr Joe McGirr moved, That the House:

  1. Notes the upgrade to the electricity grid to be undertaken by Transgrid on behalf of the Government.
  2. Notes the absence of meaningful community consultation by Transgrid particularly in regard to its Humelink proposal.
  3. Notes the very sigificant concern of farmers and residents in the affected areas.
  4. Calls on the Government to ensure that Transgrid undertakes appropriate and meaningful face-to-face consultation with all the communities affected, indirectly or directly, by the proposed developments and genuinely acts to minimise the impact on the livelihoods, health, safety and wellbeing and the environment of those communities.

Debate interupted



MESSAGES FROM THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
​At 1.19 pm
Returning the Work Health and Safety Amendment (Information Exchange)  Bill with amendments

Agreeing to the resolution to establish the Joint Select Committee on Coercive Control 


​Lunch
​1.20 pm - 2.15 pm
QUESTION TIME​Commenced 2.17 pm
COMMITTEE REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
​At 2.36 pm
​Mr Piper inform the House that the Public Accounts Committee has resolved to conduct the following two inquiries:
  1. Examination of the Auditor-General’s Performance Audit Reports February 2019 - July 2019
  2. The Management of Public Housing Maintenance Contracts


SUSPENSION OF STANDING AND SESSIONAL ORDERS​At 2.37 pm
Mr Speakman moved, That standing and sessional orders be suspended at this sitting to postpone the commencement of private members statements’ to permit the consideration of the Legislative Council amendments to the Work Health and Safety Amendment (Information Exchange) Bill 2020."
Passed

​WORK HEALTH AND SAFTEY AMENDMENT (INFORMATION EXCHANGE) BILL
Commenced 2.39 pm
Consideration of LC amendments

​​​Agreed to

PRIVATE MEMBERS' STATEMENTS​Commenced 2.49 pm
DEBATE ON PETITION SIGNED BY 10,000 OR MORE PERSONS​Commenced 4.00 pm

Bus Services Cuts

Question proposed—That the House take note of the petition.

​Passed

PRIVATE MEMBERS' STATEMENTS​Resumed 4.31  pm
SUSPENSION OF STANDING AND SESSIONAL ORDERS​At 5.10 pm

Mr Speakman moved: That standing and sessional orders be suspended to permit:

  1. The interruption of any business before the House for the consideration of any messages from the Legislative Council regarding amendments to the Road Transport Legislation Amendment Bill

  2. The House to continue to sit after the conclusion of community recognition statements to consider any such messages
Passed
​COMMUNITY RECOGNITION STATEMENTS​Commenced 5.12 pm
SPEAKER LEFT THE CHAIR UNTIL THE RINGING OF ONE LONG BELL
​At 5.44 pm
MESSAGE FROM THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
​At 7.08 pm
​Returning the Road Transport Legislation Amendment Bill with amendments
​Taken into consideration forthwith
ROAD TRANSPORT LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL
Commenced 7.08 pm
Consideration of LC amendments

​​​Agreed to

​ADJOURNMENT​At 7.10  pm