The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC


The Hon Rob Lucas MLC
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Shop trading hours deregulation bill to be introduced to Parliament today

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

The State Government will today introduce to Parliament legislation to reform South Australia’s “archaic, confusing and stifling” shop trading laws to deliver long-awaited freedom of choice to consumers, traders and employees. Treasurer Rob Lucas said South Australians overwhelmingly supported deregulating shop trading hours, which Competition Policy Review research showed creates jobs and stimulates economic growth. “Quite frankly, it’s absurd - in this day and age - that you can buy products online twenty-four hours a day but you can’t open some supermarkets at 9am on a Sunday,’’ said Treasurer Lucas. “It doesn’t make any sense that you can buy a box of chocolates at 9.30pm on a Friday night in Mount Barker, but travel up the road to Stirling and that same shop would be forced to close. “These dog’s breakfast laws have penalised hardworking traders for far too...Click here for full story

Lew Owens to head independent SA Water Pricing Inquiry

Thursday, 28 June 2018

The State Government has appointed a former regulator and respected corporate leader Lew Owens to conduct its Independent Inquiry into Water Pricing in South Australia. The Inquiry – which delivers on a key 100-day election commitment – has been established to investigate the complex methodology used to determine SA Water’s bills to help ensure families and businesses are paying a fair price for their water. “We are pleased to appoint Mr Owens to this new and important role which will provide valuable independent advice to Government on the complex methodology used to determine what South Australians pay every time they turn on the tap,’’ said Treasurer Rob Lucas. “Mr Owens has considerable experience in this space over many years, as a regulator and corporate leader, and we look forward to him hitting the ground running. “The Marshall Government will do what we can to ease cost-of-liv...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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