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Running Record (21 November 2019)

 ​​​No. 35

Thursday 21 November 2019

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MEETING OF THE HOUSE

 Commenced 10.00 am

The President took the Chair, prayers read.

MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNORCommenced 10.02 am

​The President reported receipt of a message from  the Official Secretary to Her Excellency the Governor regarding the postponement of the Presentaton of Address of Reply

TABLING OF ANNUAL REPORTSCommenced 10.03 am

The President tabled the following annual reports:

Department of Legislative Council

Department of Parliamentary Services

MESSAGE FROM THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLYCommenced 10.03 am

​​The President reported receipt of a message from the Legislative Assembly agreeing to Council amendments to Children's Guardian Bill

FORMAL BUSINESS ​ ​​Commenced 10.03 am
Item No.Member with carriageSubjectResult

 BoH No. 1

Mr Harwin

Christmas felicitations

​Agreed to

 Gov Bus No. 1

Mr Harwin

March Budget Estimates hearings schedule

​Agreed to

​297

Mr Searle

SO52—Order for papers—Early Childhood Education

​by leave, amended, agreed to

​324

​Mr Fang

​Regional Youth Taskforce

​Agreed to

​341

Mr Borsak

SO52—Order for papers—Avocado Consulting Pty Ltd and testing for NSW Police staged firearms and licencing information management system– Further order​

​​Objection taken, not considered as formal business

​357

Mr Borsak

Police Budget Estimates – Censure of Minister

​​Objection taken, not considered as formal business

​359

​Mr Borsak

SO52—Order for papers—Gun registry documents

Objection taken, not considered as formal business

​361

​Mr Borsak

SO52—Order for papers—Bullying and harassment in Victims Services

​Agreed to

​370

​Mr Searle

SO52—Order for papers—Proposal to raise the Warragamba Dam wall

​​Agreed to

​380

​Mr Secord

​ABC coverage of the Olympics

Objection taken, not considered as formal business

​383

​Mr Mookhey

​SO52—Order for papers—Revenue NSW investigation into payroll non-compliance

Objection taken, not considered as formal business

​386

​Mr Field

​Sydney water restrictions

​Agreed to

​387

​Ms Sharpe

​Disability advocacy review

Objection taken, not considered as formal business

​389

​Mr Veitch

​Mapping Economic Disadvantage in New South Wales Report

Agreed to

​391

​Mr Mookhey

​SO52—Order for papers—Parramatta Light Rail

Objection taken, not considered as formal business

​395

​Mrs Houssos

​Belmore Greek Orthodox Church

​Agreed to

​396

​Mr Searle

​Joint Standing Committee on the Office of the Valuer-General—Membership

Agreed to -

Message forwarded to Assembly

398​

​Mr Amato

​Book launch – Professor Keith Thompson

Agreed to

​399

​Mr Fang

​75th anniversary of Sydney to Hobart yacht race

Agreed to

​400

​Mr Field

​SO52—Order for papers—Barwon Darling Water Sharing Plan

Objection taken, not considered as formal business

​401

​Mr Franklin

​Spaghetti Circus Bails of Hey!

Agreed to

​403

​Ms Faehrmann

​SO52—Order for papers—Water restrictions

Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​406​Mr Fang​Land Rover 4x4 in Schools Technology ChallengeAgreed to
​407​Mr Martin​Greta Army and Migrant Camp anniversaryAgreed to
PAPERS—TABLED BY MINISTER / PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARYCommenced 10.15 am

Mr Farlow tabled certain reports

 
REPORT OF AUDITOR-GENERALCommenced 10.15 am
The Clerk tabled Finance Audit report entitled "Health 2019" dated November 2019.
PETITIONSCommenced 10.17 am

(Irregular Petition)

Proposed Wallarah 2 Coal Mine – Ms Boyd, 364 signatures

leave, granted, petition received
The Wallarah 2 Coal Mine – Ms Boyd, 767 signatures​Petition received
NOTICES OF MOTIONSCommenced 10.18 am
Notices given this day
Commenced 10.26 am

The President informed the House of the publication in today's Hansard of written answers to supplementary questions without notice lodged with the Clerk since the last sitting of the House.

STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT

 Commenced 10.26 am

The President made a statement regarding postponement of private members' business, speaking twice on motions and points of order during short form motions

 

Commenced 10.30 am

​Motion of Mr Harwin:

That this House at its rising today do adjourn until Tuesday 25 February 2020 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

 

CONDUCT OF BUSINESS - PRIVATE MEMBERS' BUSINESSCommenced 10.31 am

​​Motion of Mrs Maclaren-Jones: That the order of private members' business be as follows:

1. Item no. 307 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Ms Boyd relating to the Central Coast Drinking Water Catchments Protection Bill 2019.

2. Item no. 139 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Revd Mr Nile relating to the Crimes Amendment (Zoe's Law) Bill 2019. 

3. Item no. 383 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Mookhey relating to an order for papers concerning Revenue NSW investigations into payroll tax non-compliance.
 
4. Item no. 391 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Mookhey relating to an order for papers concerning the Parramatta Light Rail Project (Stage Two).
 
5. Item no. 387 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Ms Sharpe relating to Disability Advocacy. 

6. Item no. 341 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Borsak relating to a further order for papers concerning Avocado Consulting Pty Ltd and testing for the NSW Police Force staged firearms and Licensing Information Management System.

7. Item no. 373 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Buttigieg relating to City of Sydney waste services workers.
 
8. Item no. 382 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Roberts relating to NSW Police strip searches.

9. Item no. 254 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Ms Faehrmann relating to the Pill Testing Bill.
 
10. Item no. 393 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Ms Jackson relating to domestic violence.

11. Item no. 205 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Pearson relating to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment (Restrictions on Stock Animal Procedures) Bill.
 
12. Item no. 357 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Borsak relating to the censure of the Minister for Police due to answers given in Budget Estimates.
 
13. Item no. 384 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Shoebridge relating to an order for papers concerning the proposal for a cruise ship terminal at Yarra Bay.
 
14. Item no. 359 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Borsak relating to an order for papers concerning the NSW Firearms Registry.
 
15. Item no. 375 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Shoebridge relating to an order for papers concerning the investigation into the circumstances of a car collision involving the Minister for Police and Emergency Services.
 
16. Item no. 403 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Ms Faehrmann relating to an order for papers concerning Sydney water restrictions
 
17.  Item no. 400 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Field relating to an order for papers concerning the draft Barwon Water Sharing Plan.

​Agreed to

 

CENTRAL COAST DRINKING WATER CATCHMENTS PROTECTION BILL 2019Commenced 10.35 am
​2nd Reading: Motion of Ms Boyd

Negatived

Ayes: 6 / Noes: 32

(Division no. 1)

​Amendments circulated:

GRNS c2019-259

BUSINESS POSTPONEDCommenced 11.22 am
Private Members' business item no. 139: Motion of Mrs Maclaren-Jones
Debate postponed until next sitting day

DISPUTED CLAIM OF PRIVILEGE––DIRECTORS AND CHAIR OF LANDCOM (PART 3: DRAFT WERMAN REPORT)––TABLING OF PRIVILEGED DOCUMENT

 Commenced 11.22 am
​According to the resolution of the House of Wednesday 20 November 2019, I table correspondence from General Counsel of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, dated this day, attaching the document considered by the Independent Legal Arbiter, the Hon Keith Mason AC QC, not to be privileged, including the redactions recommended in his report, dated 13 November 2019, relating to the Directors and Chair of Landcom.

SO52 - ORDER FOR PAPERS - REVENUE NSW INVESTIGATIONS INTO PAYROLL TAX NON-COMPLIANCE 

 Commenced 11.23 am

​PMB No. 383: Motion of Mr Mookhey

Mr Mookhey moved an amendment, leave not granted.

Mr Searle moved an amendment.

​Debate adjourned until next sitting day

SO52 - ORDER FOR PAPERS - PARRAMATTA LIGHT RAIL PROJECT - STAGE TWO

 Commenced 11.41 am
​PMB No. 391: Motion of Mr Mookhey

​Agreed to

Ayes: 19 / Noes: 17

(Division no. 2)

DISABILITY ADVOCACY

Commenced 11.57 am

​PMB No. 387: Motion of Ms Sharpe

​Interrupted
According to sessional order, proceedings interrupted at 12.00 midday for Questions
QUESTIONSCommenced 12.00 pm
TAKE NOTE OF ANSWERS TO QUESTIONSCommenced 1.02 pm
​​Motion of Mr Secord: That the House take note of answers given this day, and answers received to questions on notice since the last sitting. ​Agreed to
Lunch1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

 Commenced 3.00 pm

STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT

 Commenced 3.32 pm
The President made a statement drawing attention to forthcoming events held by the New South Wales Chapter of the ASPG
PAPERS—TABLED BY MINISTER / PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARYCommenced 3.32 pm

Mr Farlow tabled certain reports

 

CHRISTMAS FELICITATIONS

 Commenced 3.33 pm
Motion of Mr HarwinAgreed to
RETURN TO ORDER - COOLER CLASSROOMS PROGRAMCommenced 4.49 pm
The Clerk announced the receipt of a return to order relating to Cooler Classrooms Program
ADJOURNMENT​Commenced 4.50 pm
That the House do now adjourn: Motion of Mr Harwin

Agreed to.

The House adjourned at 5.20 pm until Tuesday 25 February 2020 at 2.30 pm.