The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC


The Hon Rob Lucas MLC
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State Government to continue to campaign for shop trading hours reform

Thursday, 18 October 2018

The Marshall Government will continue to campaign against the state’s archaic, confusing and shambolic shop trading laws until the next state election, with much-needed reform overwhelmingly supported by South Australians. Treasurer Rob Lucas said the defeat of the Retail Trading Bill 2018 in Parliament represented a “disappointing day for South Australians who are desperate for greater freedom of choice’’ when it comes to when and where they can shop. “Sadly, for South Australian consumers, retailers and their staff, what we are left with is the same dog’s breakfast laws that stymie choice, economic growth and opportunity. “With their mates at the Shoppies’ union pulling the strings, Labor was never going to be allowed to support this Bill. “All we have ever said is that if traders want to open, if customers want to shop and if employees are willing and able to work, why should ...Click here for full story

SA Government welcomes Federal GST funding ‘no worse-off guarantee’

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

The Marshall Liberal Government has today welcomed a commitment by the Federal Government which will ensure no state or territory will be worse-off under its proposed changes to current GST funding arrangements. Treasurer Rob Lucas said he and Premier Steven Marshall had made it clear the State Government would not support any GST funding change that would disadvantage South Australia. Mr Lucas wrote to Federal colleagues last week respectfully urging them to support an amendment to the proposed legislation which would enshrine the ‘no worse-off guarantee’ commitment in law. “We welcome today’s announcement by the Federal Treasurer that the no worse-off guarantee amendment will be written into the proposed legislation,” said Treasurer Lucas. “We are advised the guarantee will apply until 2026-27 when a Productivity Commission inquiry will be conducted. “This is a win for South Australia, an...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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