The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC


The Hon Rob Lucas MLC
Latest News

Deck the Mall and ’Burbs with boughs of holly as Christmas extended shop trading hours announced

Friday, 8 November 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government has announced it has approved Boxing Day retail trade in the suburbs again this year, following the “roaring success’’ of historic post- Christmas sales across Adelaide in 2018. More than 130,000 people flocked to suburban retailers on Boxing Day last year, in addition to the CBD, with retail sales in the suburbs almost trebling (an increase of 192%) those of the public holiday the year before when only smaller, exempt shops were allowed to trade*. Shop trading hours on Boxing Day again will also be extended in the CBD by an additional two hours, so they can open from 9am instead of 11am.  Boxing Day trade is in addition to a broader schedule of extended shop trading hours in the lead up to Christmas 2019, which have been gazetted, and includes extended trade on all five Sundays in December and the opportunity for s...Click here for full story

South Australians to paint the town red as 'Black Friday' shop trading extension granted for first time in city, suburbs

Saturday, 2 November 2019

In a South Australian first, retailers across the Adelaide CBD and suburbs will be given the opportunity to trade until midnight on Friday, November 29 to capitalise on the burgeoning popularity of ‘Black Friday’ sales. Treasurer Rob Lucas has granted the Ministerial exemption under section 5 of the Shop Trading Hours Act 1977 in response to strong demand from consumers and will allow bargain-hunters to “shop ‘til they drop” and get a head-start on their Christmas shopping.  Black Friday – the day after Thanksgiving in the United States – is becoming increasingly recognised in Australia as the unofficial start of the holiday season and, as such, has prompted many local retailers to choose this day to launch their early sales.  “We know there is an enormous groundswell of public support for extended shop trading in South Austral...Click here for full story

Welcome to my website

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.

This website is to provide you with information on what Rob has been doing in his capacity as a Legislative Councillor. If you have any issues you would like to raise, or information you think he may find useful, please feel free to contact him.

Alternatively, you can follow Rob's movements on social networking sites Facebook and Twitter.

The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC 

Rob Lucas on
Join Rob on

Click here to connect with Rob on Facebook »

You can write to Rob at his
GPO Box 2264

His office contact
number is:

Telephone: +61 8 8226 1866

Alternatively, you can email Rob with any issues or feedback.

© Rob Lucas 2016 | Authorised by Rob Lucas, Parliament House, Adelaide SA 5000