The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC

Shadow Treasurer | Shadow Minister for Finance
Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations | Shadow Minister for the Public Sector
Shadow Minister for Business Services and Consumers | Shadow Minister for Gambling

The Hon Rob Lucas MLC
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TAFE SA bungles resemble an episode of ‘Utopia’

Monday, 18 July 2016

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas today slammed the Weatherill Government and TAFE SA for financial mismanagement and incompetence that will cost taxpayers millions of dollars. TAFE SA confirmed today at a Budget and Finance Committee meeting that 40 staff had been declared as “excess” and some of those staff had been excess for up to 5-6 years. These are still being paid their full salary but are not teaching and instead are polishing their CVs and are focused on “retraining and redeployment”.  “This is simply a massive waste of taxpayers’ money which cannot be defended,” said Mr Lucas. “TAFE SA stated that 18 months after the last enterprise bargaining agreement ended TAFE still hasn’t made an offer to staff and they still are unable to implement the Government’s forced redundancy policy.  “In addition to four weeks’ recreation leave and ab...Click here for full story

Broken promise on CTP premium increases

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today budget papers revealed Treasurer Koutsantonis had broken his promise CTP premiums would only have “CPI like” increases under his MAC privatisation. “One of the major concerns when the Weatherill Government broke its promise and privatised the MAC was the impact it would have on CTP premiums for families,” said Mr Lucas.  “Mr Koutsantonis and Mr Weatherill made a number of promises that CTP premiums would be restricted to ‘CPI like’ increases. “Yet Mr Koutsantonis went ahead and allowed the new private sector insurance companies to increase premiums by 2.9% each year for the next three years. “However, Treasury has included its estimates of CPI in the budget papers as only 1.75% this year and 2.25% and 2.5% for the next two years.  “In fact these Treasury estimates were the same as those included in the MYBR is...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 an Opposition Member of the Legislative Council in the South Australian Parliament. He is also the Shadow Treasurer and Shadow Minister for Finance, Industrial Relations, Public Sector, Business Services and Consumers and Gambling in Steven Marshall's State Liberal Team.

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