Thursday 24 May 2018
The Running Record is intended as a guide only to information on the proceedings of the Legislative Council, and is updated during the course of the sitting day. It shows the progress of legislation, results of motions moved and other business conducted. Where possible, the document contains useful links to areas such as bills, the tabled papers database, and notices of motions given that day.The 'Refresh' button will update your screen with the latest information from the Legislative Council chamber.
MEETING OF THE HOUSE
The President took the Chair, prayers read.
STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT
The President made a statement regarding the rules for the visitors in the public gallery.
PMB 2233 - Mrs Houssos - Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia
PMB 2237 - Mrs Houssos - UNSW Grand Challenge on Inequality
PMB 2239 - Mrs Houssos - University of New South Wales Sydney Arts & Social Sciences Facing Equality photography exhibition
PMB 2243 - Mr Moselmane - Demountable classrooms in Riverstone
Objection taken, not considered as formal business
PMB 2245 - Mr Moselmane - Public schools in Oatley
PMB 2253 - Mr Moselmane - Wages growth in New South Wales
PMB 2255 - Mr Franklin - Say No to Bullying poster competition
PMB 2256 - Mr Mookhey - Lachlan Shire application for CCTV cameras
Mr Mookhey sought the leave of the House to amend the item by omitting paragraph 2 and inserting instead:
"2. That this House requests that the Attorney General assists Lachlan Shire by providing information regarding any applicable NSW funding programs."
Agreed to, as by leave amended
PMB 2258 - Mr Wong - Tzu Chi Foundation
PMB 2260 - Mr Shoebridge - Archbishop Phillip Wilson
Mr Shoebridge sought the leave of the House to amend the item by omitting paragraphs 2 and 3, and inserting instead.
"2. That this House recognises the devastation caused by abuse and accepts that victims were let down and betrayed by institutions that should have kept them safe.
3. That this House urges other states, territories and non-government institutions to stand up and commit to joining the National Redress Scheme to ensure victims of child abuse have the recognition they deserve and an opportunity to heal."
PMB 2261 - Mr Moselmane - United Nations Human Rights Council vote on Gaza
PMB 2262 - Mr Field - World Turtle Day 2018
PMB 2263 - Mr Franklin - 60th annual Good Design Awards
PMB 2265 - Mr Shoebridge - Gun violence in America
PMB 2266 - Mr Franklin - “Domestic Violence is Foul Play” awareness campaign
JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON ROAD SAFETY (STAYSAFE)—REPORT
Modern Slavery Bill 2018 – Mr Green, 6,348 signatures
Mrs Maclaren-Jones moved that the order of private members' business for today be as follows:
1. Private members' business item no. 2160 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Revd Mr Nile relating to the Anti-Discrimination Amendment (Religious Freedoms) Bill,
2. Private members' business item no. 2080 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Ms Sharpe relating to the Public Health Amendment (Safe Access to Reproductive Health Clinics) Bill 2018,
3. Private members' business item no. 2142 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Martin relating to the Central Coast Food Futures Forum,
4. Private members' business item no. 2025 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Pearson relating to the live animal export industry.
Mr Farlow tabled certain reports
Mr Harwin moved: That debate on private members' business take precedence of Government business this day, until the conclusion of proceedings on the Public Health Amendment (Safe Access to Reproductive Health Clinics) Bill 2018.
Ayes: 12 / Noes: 26
(Division no. 1)
Bill forwarded to the Legislative Assembly for concurrence
MESSAGES FROM THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY
The President further reported receipt of a message from the Legislative Assembly:
The Legislative Assembly informs the Legislative Council that it has this day agreed to the following resolution:
(1) Paul Scully be appointed to serve on the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters in place of Anna Watson, discharged; and
(2) A message be sent informing the Legislative Council.
The House adjourned at 6.41 pm until Tuesday 5 June 2018 at 2.30 pm.