The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC


The Hon Rob Lucas MLC
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2018-19 Mid-Year Budget Review confirms return to surplus as operation to stem CALHN's budget bleeding continues

Thursday, 13 December 2018

The Marshall Government’s 2018-19 State Budget is on track to deliver a return to surplus and maintain projected surpluses across each year of the forward estimates, according to the Mid-Year Budget Review (MYBR), released today. Treasurer Rob Lucas said the MYBR records a net operating surplus of $40.1 million in 2018-19 (revised down from $48.2 million); and reports a limited number of new decisions totalling $172.1 million over four years. The MYBR confirms the Government’s disciplined approach towards responsible financial management which led Standard and Poor’s to upgrade our state’s credit rating from AA to AA+. The new spending, for schools, hospitals and to address the needs of children in state care, continues to build a strong foundation for South Australia’s future while cleaning up the enormous financial mess left by 16 years of Labor. “The Mid-Year Budget Review reaffirms our commitm...Click here for full story

Auditor-General critical of Labor’s secret deal in controversial $1.6bn Lands Titles Office sell-off

Thursday, 13 December 2018

The former Labor government has been strongly criticised by the Auditor-General over the secret deal it struck as part of its controversial $1.605 billion privatisation of the Lands Titles Office. In his review into the 2017 sale, released today, the Auditor-General found Labor conducted ‘no formal analysis’ into the reasonableness or risk to taxpayers of interest payments to the Land Services SA (LSSA) consortium. These interest payments relate to giving LSSA an exclusive right to negotiate (ERN) for the further privatisation of the state’s Motor Vehicle Registry in exchange for $80 million. The Auditor-General was also strongly critical of the former Labor government’s secrecy over the deal in refusing to disclose the contract as required by government rules (DPC Circular PC027). In fact, the former Labor government deliberately concealed this secret deal to privatise the Motor Vehicle Registry. Under the s...Click here for full story

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Welcome to the website of the Hon Rob Lucas MLC. Rob is a member of the Liberal Party and a Government Member of the Legislative Council in the South Australian Parliament. He is also the Treasurer and Minister for Finance, Industrial Relations and the Public Sector in a Marshall Liberal Government.

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