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Running Record (25 November 2021)

 ​​​No. 111

Thursday 25 November 2021

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MEETING OF THE HOUSECommenced 10.00 am

The President took the Chair, prayers read.

The President acknowledged the Gadigal clan of the Eora nation.


BILL FORWARDED FROM THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLYCommenced 10.02 am

​The President reported receipt of a message from the Legislative Assembly forwarding the following bills for concurrence:

Workers Compensation Amendment Bill 2021

Bill stands referred to PC1 for inquiry and report

FORMAL BUSINESS ​ ​

Commenced 10.03 am
Item No.Member with carriageSubjectResult
​1406
Mrs Maclaren-Jones
​Australian War Widows
​Agreed to
​1456
Mr FranklinGrandparents Day 2021
​Agreed to
​1463
Mr Franklin
​Local government elections 2021
​Agreed to
​1505Revd Mr Nile
​Definition of antisemitism
Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​1520
Ms Moriarty
​Corrective Services Remembrance Day 2021
​Agreed to
1549
Mr Graham
​Order for papers—Transport staffing matters
Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​1551
Mr Banasiak​Order for papers—Animal Welfare Advisory Council
​Agreed to
​1554Mr Mookhey
​Order for papers—Commencement of the Treasurer and Minister for Transport and Roads
Objection taken, not considered as formal business
1555
Mr Mookhey
Order for papers—Western Parkland City Authority
​Agreed to, as by leave amended
​1556
​Mr Mookhey
​Order for papers—Gig economy​​Agreed to
​1557
​Ms Hurst
​Four Paws fur industry report
 
Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​1569Ms Boyd​Order for papers—Coal Mine Subsidence Compensation Fund
​​Agreed to, as by leave amended
​1589
​Mr Moselmane
​Golden Jubilee Bangla Film Festival 2021
​Agreed to
​1590
Ms Faehrmann
​Ms Jan Primrose and Mr Haydn Washington
​Agreed to
​1591
Mr Farlow
60th anniversary of Australian-Korean diplomatic relations​Agreed to
​1592
Mr Buttigieg
​Motion to table privileged documents—New Intercity Fleet
​Agreed to
​Gov Bus No. 1
Mr Harwin
​Parliamentary procurement and modern slavery
​Agreed to
PAPERS—TABLED BY MINISTER / PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARYCommenced 10.12 am
Mr Tudehope tabled various papers.

COMMITTEE ON THE ICAC—REPORTCommenced 10.12 am

Mr Khan tabled a report of the Committee on the ICAC.

​Motion of Mr Khan: That the House take note of the report Debate adjourned until next sitting day
CORRESPONDENCE - ORDER FOR PAPERS - WESTERN LANDS LEASE CONVERSION PROGRAMCommenced 10.13 am

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.



NOTICES OF MOTIONSCommenced 10.15 am
Notices given this day
WRITTEN ANSWER TO A SUPPLEMENTARY QUESTION WITHOUT NOTICECommenced 10.32 am

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

Commenced 10.33 am

​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.

​Agreed to
CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE (CARE AND PROTECTION) AMENDMENT (FAMILY IS CULTURE REVIEW) BILL 2021Commenced 10.35 am
PMB No. 1418. Motion of Mr Shoebridge
​Bill introduced, 1st reading and printing: Motion of Mr Shoebridge​Agreed to
​2nd Reading: Motion of Mr Shoebridge​Debate adjourned 5 calendar days
GOVERNMENT GRANTS ADMINISTRATION BILL 2021Commenced 10.58 am
2nd Reading: Motion of Mr Graham​Debate interrupted

STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT - RETIREMENT OF JULIE KIRCHNER, SENIOR SUBEDITOR OF HANSARD

Commenced 12.00 pm

The ​President made a statement about the retirement of Ms Julie Kirchner, Senior Subeditor of Hansard.


According to sessional order, proceedings interrupted at 12.00 pm for Questions
QUESTIONSCommenced 12.01 pm
SUPPLEMENTARY QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN ANSWER

Commenced 1.03 pm

TAKE NOTE OF ANSWERS TO QUESTIONSCommenced 1.03 pm
​​Motion of Mr Graham: That the House take note of answers given this day, and answers received to questions on notice since the last sitting. 
Agreed to
Lunch1.32 pm - 2.30 pm
VARIATION TO THE SCOPE OF ORDER FOR PAPERSCommenced 2.31 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.

​The Deputy President proposed that the varied terms be agreed to - question put and passed.
PAPERS—TABLED BY PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARYCommenced 2.33 pm
Mr Farraway tabled various papers.

Commenced 2.33 pm

GOVERNMENT GRANTS ADMINISTRATION BILL 2021Commenced 3.03 pm
2nd Reading: Motion of Mr Graham

Agreed to​

Ayes: 24 // Noes: 17

(Division no. 1)
​3rd reading: Motion of Mr Graham

​Agreed to

Bill forwarded to the Legislative Assembly for concurrence

PAPERS—TABLED BY PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARYCommenced 3.47 pm
Mr Tudehope tabled various papers.

RETURNS TO ORDERS Commenced 3.48 pm

The Clerk announced receipt of returns to order received this day:

  1. Proposed Western Sydney Airport Metro
  2. Classification of the Hon Brad Hazzard MP as a casual contact – Further order
  3. Hawkins and Rumker coal exploration areas.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY AMENDMENT (PRIVATISATION RESTRICTIONS) BILL 2021Commenced 3.55 pm
2nd Reading: Motion of Mr Mookhey

Agreed to​

Ayes: 17 // Noes: 17

There being an equality of votes, the Chair used his casting vote to vote with the ayes

(Division no. 2)

​Amendments circulated:

GRN: c2021-247A


​​Consideration in Committee of the Whole

​Leave granted to take the bill as a whole
​Ms Boyd moved GRNS amendment no. 1 on sheet c2021-247A
​Agreed to
​​Bill, as amended
​Agreed to

Bill reported in the House

​3rd Reading: Motion of Mr Mookhey

Bill forwarded to the Assembly for concurrence

Agreed to​

Ayes: 21 // Noes: 14

(Division no. 3)
ORDER FOR PAPERS - COMMENCEMENT OF THE TREASURER AND MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT AND ROADSCommenced 5.15 pm
​Motion of Mr Mookhey: That the motion be considered in short form format​Agreed to

PMB No. 1554: Motion of Mr Mookhey

​Agreed to​

Ayes: 21 // Noes: 13

(Division no. 4)
SELECT COMMITTEE INTO PUPPY FARMINGCommenced 5.33 pm

​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

                                 Ms Cusack

                                 Mr Franklin

Opposition:               Mr Searle

                                 Mr Veitch

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.

 
THE 2019/20 BUSHFIRES AND LOGGINGCommenced 5.34 pm
​Motion of Mr Field: That the motion be considered in short form format​Agreed to

PMB No. 1580: Motion of Mr Field


​Ms Sharpe moved an amendment
​Agreed to
​Amended motion of Mr Field
​Agreed to
BUSINESS POSTPONEDCommenced 5.50 pm
​PMB notice of motion no. 1578: Motion of Ms Jackson
​Postponed to next PMB sitting day
CONDEMNATION OF THE MELBOURNE PROTESTSCommenced 5.50 pm
​Motion of Ms Jackson: That the motion be considered in short form format
​Agreed to
​PMB No. 1531: Motion of Ms Jackson
​Agreed to
ANIMAL HOARDINGCommenced 6.07 pm
​Motion of Ms Hurst: That the motion be considered in short form format
​Agreed to
​Ms Hurst, by leave, amended the motion
​PMB No. 1558: Motion of Ms Hurst
Agreed to
BUSINESS POSTPONEDCommenced 6.21 pm
​PMB notice of motion no. 1518: Motion of Mr Pearson
​Postponed to next PMB sitting day, on motion of Mr Mallard
ORDER FOR PAPERS – ACTION TAKEN AGAINST MR THOMAS WOOD BY TRANSPORT FOR NSWCommenced 6.22 pm

Debate postponed to a later hour of the sitting
ORDER FOR PAPERS – WESTERN SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT MATERNITY SERVICES RESILIENCE ASSESSMENTCommenced 6.26 pm
​Motion of Ms Faehrmann: That the motion be considered in short form format
​Agreed to
​PMB No. 1575: Motion of Ms Faehrmann
Agreed to
ORDER FOR PAPERS – WATER ALLOCATIONSCommenced 6.30 pm
​Motion of Mr Banasiak: That the motion be considered in short form format
​Agreed to
​Mr Banasiak, by leave, amended the motion
​PMB No. 1552: Motion of Mr Banasiak
Agreed to
ORDER FOR PAPERS – ACTION TAKEN AGAINST MR THOMAS WOOD BY TRANSPORT FOR NSWCommenced 6.34 pm
​Motion of Mr Graham: That the motion be considered in short form format
​Agreed to
​Mr Graham, by leave, amended the motion

​PMB No. 1549: Motion of Mr Graham
Agreed to
CRIMES LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL 2021Commenced 6.40 pm
​Mr Tudehope moved: That standing and sessional orders be suspended to allow Government business order of the day no. 1: Consideration of the Legislative Assembly's message concerning the Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2021
​Agreed to
​Consideration of the message in Committee of the Whole

​Mr Tudehope moved: That the Committee not insist on its amendment no. 1 disagreed to by the Legislative Assembly and agrees to amendments nos 1 & 2 proposed by the Legislative Assembly
Agreed to

Resolution of the Committee reported in the House
​Mr Tudehope moved: That a message be sent to the Legislative Assembly informing them of the resolution
​Agreed to
SPECIAL ADJOURNMENTCommenced 6.49 pm

​​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.

​Agreed to
SEASONAL FELICITATIONSCommenced 6.49 pm

​​Motion of Mr Harwin: That this House notes its thanks to the members and staff of the Parliament and wish seasonal felicitations to all.

​Agreed to
ADJOURNMENT​Commenced 7.57 pm
That the House do now adjourn: Motion of Mr Mr Harwin

Agreed to.

The House adjourned at 8.26 pm until Tuesday 22 February 2022 at 2.30 pm