Thursday 25 November 2021
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The President took the Chair, prayers read.
The President acknowledged the Gadigal clan of the Eora nation.
The President reported receipt of a message from the Legislative Assembly forwarding the following bills for concurrence:
Workers Compensation Amendment Bill 2021
Mr Khan tabled a report of the Committee on the ICAC.
The Clerk tabled correspondence from the Deputy Secretary, General Counsel at the Department of Premier and Cabinet, dated 24 November 2021, relating to an order for papers regarding Western lands lease conversion program stating that the Legislative Council should liaise directly with the Valuer-General in relation to the resolution. This communication has now been sent.
The President informed the House of the publication in today's Hansard of a written answer to a supplementary question and question without notice lodged with the Clerk since the last sitting of the House.
CONDUCT OF BUSINESS
Mr Mallard moved that the conduct of business this day be as follows:
1. Item no. 1418 (Mr Shoebridge) relating to the (Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Amendment (Family Is Culture Review) Bill)
2. Item no. 1487 (Mr Graham) relating to the Government Grants Administration Bill 2021
3. Item no. 1506 (Mr Mookhey) relating to the Fiscal Responsibility Amendment (Privatisation Restrictions) Bill 2021
4. Item no. 1554 (Mr Mookhey) relating to an order for papers regarding the commencement of the Treasurer and Minister for Transport and Roads
5. Item no. 1580 (Mr Field) relating to the 2019/20 bushfires and logging
6. Item no. 1578 (Ms Jackson) relating to the housing affordability emergency
7. Item no. 1531 (Ms Jackson) relating to the condemnation of the Melbourne protests
8. Item no. 1558 (Ms Hurst) relating to animal hoarding
9. Item no. 1518 (Mr Pearson) relating to wildlife care training for firefighters
10. Item no. 1549 (Mr Graham ) relating to an order for papers regarding transport staffing matters
11. Item no. 1575 (Ms Faehrmann) relating to an order for papers regarding the WSLHD Maternity Services Resilience Assessment
12. Item no. 1552 (Mr Banasiak) relating to an order for papers regarding water allocations.
*All items are to be debated in short form, except items 1, 2, and 3.
STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT - RETIREMENT OF JULIE KIRCHNER, SENIOR SUBEDITOR OF HANSARD
The President made a statement about the retirement of Ms Julie Kirchner, Senior Subeditor of Hansard.
Commenced 1.03 pm
The President informed the House that according to sessional order the Clerk received correspondence from the General Counsel of the Department of Premier and Cabinet seeking agreement to vary the due dates for eight orders for papers. The members who moved the relevant motions, together with the President, were consulted and the full details of the variations are available from the Clerks.
Commenced 2.33 pm
Ayes: 24 // Noes: 17
Bill forwarded to the Legislative Assembly for concurrence
The Clerk announced receipt of returns to order received this day:
Ayes: 17 // Noes: 17
There being an equality of votes, the Chair used his casting vote to vote with the ayes
Bill reported in the House
Ayes: 21 // Noes: 14
PMB No. 1554: Motion of Mr Mookhey
Ayes: 21 // Noes: 13
The President informed the House that the Clerk has received the following nominations for membership of the Select Committee into Puppy Farming:
Government: Mr Amato
Opposition: Mr Searle
Crossbench: Mr Banasiak.
As stated in the resolution of the House establishing the committee, Ms Hurst and Ms Boyd are crossbench members of the committee, with Mr Veitch as Chair and Ms Hurst as Deputy Chair.
PMB No. 1580: Motion of Mr Field
Motion of MrTudehope: That this House at its rising today do adjourn until Tuesday 22 February 2022 at 2.30 pm unless the President, or if the President is unable to act on account of illness or other cause, the Deputy President, prior to that date, by communication addressed to each member of the House, fixes an alternative day or hour of meeting.
Motion of Mr Harwin: That this House notes its thanks to the members and staff of the Parliament and wish seasonal felicitations to all.
The House adjourned at 8.26 pm until Tuesday 22 February 2022 at 2.30 pm