The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC


The Hon Rob Lucas MLC
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Shopping around for extended hours

Thursday, 4 October 2018

The State Liberal Government has revealed yet another example of a retailer hoping to circumvent South Australia’s antiquated shop trading hours laws in the lead up to Christmas. A Foodland retailer in Thebarton has again asked the State Government to allow it to trade for extended hours at the end of the year. In June of this year this independent retailer at Foodland Thebarton was given an exemption to allow it to trade from 9.00am and up to 8.00pm on Saturday and Sunday. This retailer wanted to trade for extended hours because he believed that local roadworks had impacted on his business. Now that the roadworks have concluded this independent retailer has asked the Government to not only allow extended trading hours on weekends but also to allow extended trading on public holidays as well. It is clear the independent retailer believes it is in the best interests of his business and his customers that he trade for extended ...Click here for full story

Bottom line – SA cannot be worse off

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

The Marshall Government has reinforced its commitment that it will not support changes to the distribution of revenue from the GST that would leave South Australia worse off at a meeting of Federal and State Treasurers in Melbourne today. South Australia will not support Federal legislation to alter the distribution of the GST unless that legislation contains an amendment that guarantees no state will be worse off. “Consideration of changes to the distribution of the GST have revolved around an undertaking by the Prime Minister Scott Morrison that no state would be worse off,” said Treasurer Rob Lucas. “This position is non-negotiable for South Australia and the guarantee needs to be built into any legislative change. “Modelling conducted by the states indicates that in a range of scenarios South Australia and a majority of states may be worse off without a guarantee. “Consequently, South Australia won...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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