The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC


The Hon Rob Lucas MLC
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Supermarkets build walls, move fridges and freezers to meet deadline to comply with ‘silly’ shop trading laws

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Several large supermarkets found in breach of the Shop Trading Hours Act 1977 have erected permanent walls inside their stores, or reconfigured display cases, fridges and freezers, to reduce their floor space to comply with the law. In total, 11 supermarkets across South Australia had been given a deadline of yesterday to reduce their floor area to 400sqm or less if they wished to continue to operate outside prescribed shop trading hours. For example, some were opening on public holidays or opening before 11am on a Sunday, after 5pm on weekends or after 9pm on weekdays.  The supermarkets were measured by SafeWork SA inspectors in December and January and had been given three months’ notice to make appropriate changes to their floor area or, alternatively, open only during prescribed hours.  Treasurer Rob Lucas said he had been advised by SafeWork SA that these supermarkets were now compliant under the Act &ndash...Click here for full story

$5 million to support South Australia’s most vulnerable through social impact investing

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

    The Hon Paul Fletcher MP The Hon Rob Lucas MLC Minister for Families and Social Services Treasurer The Liberal National Government today announced a commitment of up to $5 million for a social impact investment initiative to support young people in South Australia leaving out of-home care. Federal Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, said that this initiative will help young people leaving out-of-home care achieve better outcomes.  “Social impact investments bring together funding and expertise from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to achieve a social objective. The Morrison Government has committed over $57 million to support the Australian social impact investing market, including $22 million over 10 years to partner with state and territ...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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