The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC

Shadow Treasurer

The Hon Rob Lucas MLC
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Ban on government’s political ads starts today

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

The Weatherill Labor Government will be forced to go cold turkey on taxpayer funded political advertisements from today, as the moratorium on government ads has been brought forward by a month ahead of the state election. The media last month reported: ‘The pre-election advertising moratorium period will also be brought forward by a further month, to 17 January 2018.’ –, Saturday 9 December 2017. “The Labor Party is addicted to using taxpayer dollars to pay for their blatantly political ad campaigns,” said Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “In stark contrast, the State Liberals have already committed to introducing legislation to strictly control taxpayer funded advertising and prevent state governments from abusing public money for political purposes. “We’ve also committed to releasing government advertising costs on a monthly basis if elected in&...Click here for full story

Weatherill spends $449 million to reduce public servants – What happened?

Thursday, 4 January 2018

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today the Weatherill Labor Government had spent $448.7 million on separation packages to reduce the number of public servants yet had actually increased the number of public servants by 3501. This is yet another example of the financial mismanagement and incompetence of the Weatherill Labor Government. Clearly whilst the Government is spending millions of taxpayers’ dollars to get public servants out the front door they are replacing them and employing thousands more through the back door. The Auditor-General in his recent report to parliament noted that from 1 November 2010 to 30 June 2017 total TVSP (Targeted Voluntary Separation Package) payments to 3985 FTE (Full Time Equivalent) staff were $448.7 million. The Auditor-General also noted actual costs would be higher as this figure didn’t include fees paid to Shared Services SA for administering the ...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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