The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC


The Hon Rob Lucas MLC
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Advisors appointed to investigate Labor’s secret deal for potential privatisation of Motor Vehicle Registry

Friday, 16 November 2018

The State Government has announced it has been forced to appoint advisors to conduct a commercial scoping study into the potential privatisation of the government-owned Motor Vehicle Registry. Investec Australia Limited and PricewaterhouseCoopers were appointed following a competitive tender process, and their advice will help inform the Government’s decision on whether or not to pursue a commercialisation process. Treasurer Rob Lucas said the Government was contractually obliged to use ‘reasonable endeavours’ to conduct the commercial scoping study because of a secret deal struck by the former Labor government as part of its 2017 $1.605 billion privatisation of the Lands Titles Office. “Let’s be clear – this whole costly exercise is entirely due to Labor’s gross deception and deceit,’’ said Treasurer Lucas. “As part of Labor’s privatisation of the Lands Titles Office...Click here for full story

Boxing Day a mini referendum on shop trading hours reform

Thursday, 8 November 2018

The Marshall Government’s move to give all suburban retailers the opportunity to open on Boxing Day, for the first time, will prompt a ‘mini referendum on shop trading hours reform’. Treasurer Rob Lucas said consumers would, ultimately, decide the success of bringing South Australia in line with other states, by easing shopping restrictions on December 26. “The proof of the pudding will be in the eating,’’ said Treasurer Lucas. "If South Australians vote with their feet and flock to suburban shopping centres on Boxing Day to enjoy the sales, like we’ve seen for years in the CBD, then that will send a very clear message that there’s an appetite for change. “There’s no doubt this will become a mini referendum on shop trading hours reform.” SA Christmas trading hours were formally gazetted today and includes extended trade on all five Sundays in December and provision f...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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