The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC


The Hon Rob Lucas MLC
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Government offers 2.35% p.a. pay rise for state’s teachers and an extra $13 million for more than 200 highly accomplished teachers in schools’ EA deal

Friday, 14 June 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government has announced it has made a formal enterprise agreement offer to the Australian Education Union and the Public Service Association of SA on behalf of the state’s 28,000 teachers, principals and support staff, which includes salary increases of 2.35 per cent per annum up until May 2022. The offer – worth more than $699 million over the period 2018-19 to 2022-23 - supports the state’s ambition to be the nation’s leader in education by building and retaining an expert teaching workforce. It earmarks a further $45 million over four years of additional support for schools identified as having high levels of complexity, $13 million to create new positions for highly-accomplished and lead teachers, while $4.3 million will attract and retain teachers to country schools. The offer also recognises the essential role of principals and preschool directors ...Click here for full story

Corporate bookies ‘wrong’ on betting operations tax impact, concludes independent report

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Claims made by corporate bookies and others that a significant reduction in the betting operations tax (BOT) rate would lead to an overall increase in wagering revenues to Government have been dismissed as wrong by an independent report. Treasurer Rob Lucas said that Treasury officials had long held the view that any potential reduction in the betting operations tax rate from 15 per cent to 10 per cent, or 8 per cent, would result in a net loss of revenue to Government, not gain. The Department commissioned the South Australian Centre for Economic Studies at the University of Adelaide to conduct economic modelling of a change in the tax rate, which ultimately found the corporate bookies’ view that it would generate a 74 per cent increase in net wagering revenue as “implausible”. “The Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) argument that a BOT rate reduction would boost South ...Click here for full story

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