The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC


The Hon Rob Lucas MLC
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Mineral exploration approved at Lake Gairdner

Monday, 18 March 2019

The State Government has finalised approvals to permit mineral exploration at Lake Gairdner, situated 150km north-west of Port Augusta in South Australia’s Gawler Ranges. Treasurer Rob Lucas said the process for the approvals – granted under the Aboriginal Heritage Act and which have the expressed support of local native title holders – began under the former Labor government. In July 2017, Labor granted the approvals required under the Mining Act for an exploration program proposed by Cartwheel Minerals Pty Ltd and Mr Rudy AM Gomez. However, an application for a further approval lodged in late 2016 to deal with Aboriginal Heritage had not been finalised by the time of the state election in March, last year. “Following further consultation lasting another 12 months with Aboriginal stakeholders and the project proponents, the Government has now approve...Click here for full story

Shop trading exemption granted in Millicent for Easter Saturday and Geltwood Festival Market Day

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Millicent retailers will be able to trade on Easter Saturday and Geltwood Festival Market Day next month to capitalise on an influx of visitors and tourists to the region after the State Government granted special exemption under existing shop trading laws. Treasurer Rob Lucas granted the exemption to the Millicent Proclaimed Shopping District under the Shop Trading Hours Act 1977 following a formal application by the Millicent Business Community Association on behalf of its members, including three major retailers. The exemption will allow all stores – considered too large under the Act to be permitted to trade on these days, normally - to open on both Easter Saturday (April 20) from 7am to 5pm, and on Geltwood Festival Market Day (Sunday, April 7) from 9am to 5pm. “In granting this exemption, the Marshall Government took into account the results of community consultation...Click here for full story

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