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

SA misses out on $300m+ from Asset Recycle Bonus Fund

Friday, 3 June 2016

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas today accused the Weatherill Government of financial mismanagement and incompetence which led to SA missing out on an estimated $300-375m from the Federal Government’s Asset Recycle Bonus Fund. The Asset Recycle Bonus Fund paid a 15% bonus to the states for approved privatisations which were then spent on eligible new infrastructure projects. The Federal Government made it clear that existing or already announced projects would not be eligible for funding. The recent Federal Budget closed the Fund and announced that projects in 2 other States and 2 Territories were eligible and would receive funding out of the fund. SA projects were not included and the Federal Government has confirmed that SA would not receive any funding. Under Treasurer Mr.Rowse told the Budget and Finance Committee on 28 Sept 2015 that the MAC privatization was eligible for funding and that ‘our understanding from the Common...Click here for full story

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



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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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