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
Latest News

Massive losses and write downs for key Government projects

Monday, 22 August 2016

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today the Chief Executive of Renewal SA (RSA) John Hanlon had revealed massive multimillion dollar losses and financial write downs on key government development projects. Mr Hanlon told the Legislative Council Budget and Finance Committee that RSA had lost $153 million last year following losses of $123 million in 14/15 and $39 million in 13/14. Mr Hanlon confirmed that last year RSA had a total write down of their assets of $142.5m comprising: Tonsley project - $53.7m Playford project - $51.2m Bowden project - $17.4m Woodville West project - $5.5m Other projects - $14.4m In fact, the value of the major Tonsley project redevelopment had been written down by almost 30% of the original $188m cost of the project. “The Weatherill Government massively overestimated the revenue to be achieved by this project and over this three-year period revenue is expected to be about $30 million...Click here for full story

Labor’s State Budget communications campaign

Monday, 1 August 2016

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas today slammed Premier Weatherill and Treasurer Koutsantonis for planning to spend hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars in a belated attempt to sell their discredited State Budget.  The Weatherill Labor Government has released a tender for a communications campaign for its 2016-17 State Budget. The tender says the budgeted costs just for producing the campaign materials is $200,000. However, the costs of advertising for the proposed 8 week campaign are not revealed. The document states that the purpose and background of the tender is that: “There is a perception that South Australians are negative about the South Australian economy due to thoughts in the community of high unemployment, decline of the manufacturing industry and perceived reduction in government spending on core services.” “Mr Weatherill and Mr Koutsantonis are delusional if they think there is only a ...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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