The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC


The Hon Rob Lucas MLC
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Roll up, roll up: Drakes Foodland at Wayville granted another Ministerial exemption to trade longer during Royal Show

Sunday, 18 August 2019

A vocal critic of the Marshall Liberal Government’s push to reform shop trading laws has again applied for – and been granted – a Ministerial exemption to open one of its stores outside prescribed shop trading hours to capitalise on Royal Adelaide Show crowds, citing the overwhelming “success’’ of last year’s extended trade. Treasurer Rob Lucas has granted the temporary exemption under Section 5 of the Shop Trading Hours Act (1977) to Drakes Supermarkets, which sought extended opening hours for its Wayville Foodland – located opposite the showgrounds – for the 10-day duration of the Show. The exemption – in place from Friday August 30 to Sunday, September 8 – will enable the more than 1300sqm Goodwood Rd store to open for an extra 34 hours, including until 10pm on Saturday and Sunday nights and from 7am on Sundays. ...Click here for full story

Casting light onto the System Black

Thursday, 15 August 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government says a report from the Australian Energy Market Commission into lessons from South Australia’s state-wide blackout confirms the need for an electricity interconnector between South Australia and New South Wales. The report notes that an interconnector will deliver improved competition, reliability, resilience, and better allow the network to survive extreme events and be restored faster. The report highlights the limitations on South Australia with our reliance on the Heywood interconnector to Victoria, and the resilience that another interconnector would give. As a consequence of the benefits that interconnector will bring: The Commission has made a rule change which will speed up the regulatory processes associated with the development of this additional interconnector … and … is currently considering a proposed rule change to...Click here for full story

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