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Social Workers Registration Bill

Consideration of message No. 63 from the Legislative Council.
(Continued from 4 December 2018.)

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER (Morialta—Minister for Education) (17:29): I move:
That this house—

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BILL - EDUCATION AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES BILL SECOND READING

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER (Morialta—Minister for Education) (15:41): I am very pleased to rise to close the second reading on the Education and Children's Services Bill. It has been some time coming for this bill to have passage through the parliament. It has in a fairly different form, but with significant similarities, passed the parliament before. Of course, the bill has been in one form or another considered for some significant time.

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Teachers Registration and Standards (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill- Second Reading- 16/10/2018

Second Reading

Adjourned debate on second reading.

(Continued from 19 September 2018.)

Dr CLOSE (Port Adelaide—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (20:33): I indicate that I am the lead speaker for the opposition on this bill. It is a pleasure for me to address this bill because not only do I have the utmost respect for teachers and the work they do but I also have respect for the Teachers Registration Board, the work it does and the people who work for it and who are board members of it.

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BILL - STATUTES AMENDMENT AND REPEAL (BUDGET MEASURES) BILL

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER (Morialta—Minister for Education) (16:42): I am very pleased to be able to summarise the second reading on behalf of the government. It is an honour to have been able to handle this bill in the second reading stage. The government will provide ministers—either me or the Deputy Premier, or both of us—to support the committee stage, which we do not propose to enter into beyond clause 1 tonight, certainly not at this stage anyway.

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BILL - TEACHERS REGISTRATION AND STANDARDS (MISCELLANEOUS) AMENDMENT BILL

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER (Morialta—Minister for Education) (15:40): I move: The Teachers Registration and Standards (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2018 will amend the Teachers Registration and Standards Act 2004 to address issues, with the ability of the Teachers Registration Board to suspend the registration of a teacher charged with serious offences and to improve administrative arrangements for the appointment of an acting registrar for the board.

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STATUTES AMENDMENT AND REPEAL (BUDGET MEASURES) BILL 2018

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER (Morialta—Minister for Education) (15:54): Obtained leave and introduced a bill for an act to make amendments to various acts, and to repeal various acts, for the purposes of the 2018 state budget. Read a first time.

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APPROPRIATION BILL 2018 Second Reading

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER (Morialta—Minister for Education) (16:39): I have great pleasure in rising to speak on the Appropriation Bill for the first time as Minister for Education in this Marshall Liberal government. It is an honour to serve in this way and one that I take very seriously indeed. The children of South Australia, the young people of South Australia and the students of South Australia are at the fore of our minds. We have a grand ambition, a bold ambition, to deliver great things in our schools, our early childhood settings, our training institutions and of course our universities in South Australia. We would like to see every child in every classroom in every school in South Australia supported to grow to their full potential and achieve their potential in life and in their education.

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APPROPRIATION BILL 2018

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER (Morialta—Minister for Education) (12:00): I move:

That on Tuesday 4 September standing orders be so far suspended as to enable—

(a) the Premier to have leave to continue his remarks on the Appropriation Bill immediately after moving 'That this bill be read a second time';

(b) the Treasurer (Hon. R.I. Lucas) to be immediately admitted to the house for the purpose of giving a speech in relation to the Appropriation Bill; and

(c) the second reading contribution on the Appropriation Bill be resumed on motion.

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