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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No wonder we have worst unemployment rate in nation

Friday, 20 May 2016

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today one major factor in South Australia having the worst unemployment rate in the nation had been a “litany of disasters” in Weatherill Government job programs. “The sad reality for unemployed South Australians is the Weatherill Government seems more intent on political spin and the publicity value of announcing new programs rather than ensuring job programs actually work and create jobs”, said Mr Lucas. Evidence to recent meetings of the Budget and Finance Committee shows:  $4 million for loans to small business program as part of the deal with Mr Brock had failed with not a single loan to a business  $50 million Unlocking Capital for Jobs program had failed with only one application and one guarantee to a single firm after 18 months  Investment Attraction Agency will spend $13.6 million on 40 staff to give $15 million in grants to businesses – half the fundi...Click here for full story

Weatherill spends $13.6 million on staff to distribute $15 million in grants!

Monday, 16 May 2016

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas today accused the Weatherill Government of an “obscene waste of money” after it was revealed they were spending $13.6 million on public servants to distribute $15 million in grants to businesses. Evidence to the Budget and Finance Committee this week has revealed the Weatherill Government is spending $4.9 million this year on 30 staff in the new Investment Attraction Agency to administer $5 million in grants to businesses. Next year the Weatherill Government is proposing to spend $8.3 million on 40 staff to administer $10 million in grants to businesses. “So over a two year period the Weatherill Government will actually spend $13.6 million to distribute $15 million!” said Mr Lucas. “With policies like this it is not surprising that South Australia continues to have the highest unemployment rate in the nation. “The Investment Attraction Agency was announced in a b...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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