The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC

Treasurer

Media Releases

28 June, 2005 The Rann Government has conceded for the first time that total job losses from the Mitsubishi downsizing will be at least 3,600 jobs, according to Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “In Question Time today, senior Minister Paul Holloway revealed that the g... Read more
15 June, 2005 Labor Treasurer Kevin Foley could not rule out further blowouts in the costs of the Port River Bridges project in Budget Estimates hearings today, according to Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “Mr Foley could provide no satisfactory answer as to why the ... Read more
15 June, 2005 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas today described as unbelievable Rann Government decisions to spend $566,000 on consultancies led by a man continually attacked by Kevin Foley as practicing ‘voodoo economics’. “Last year Kevin Foley launched a series of at... Read more
14 June, 2005 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today this week’s budget estimates committee process would be the last major opportunity prior to the election to probe Rann Government waste and election slush funds totaling hundreds of millions of dollars. Detailed... Read more
27 May, 2005 South Australian taxpayers will not be bought off by a cynical pre-election handout after three years of being ripped off by the highest taxing government in South Australia’s history, according to Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “Mr Foley claims suppos... Read more
27 May, 2005 Q. What do you do when your budget surplus is going to turn into a budget deficit? A. Move the fiscal goal posts! Just change the definition of a budget deficit and magically turn it back into a surplus! Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today that... Read more
26 May, 2005 Members of the media, in considering today’s budget numbers, should be aware of significant errors by Kevin Foley in each of his three budgets, according to Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “For example, in the 2003-04 budget papers Mr Foley actually mad... Read more
25 May, 2005 Thousands of South Australian small businesses are being forced to pay payroll tax while similar businesses in all other states are payroll tax-free, according to Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “The payroll threshold in South Australia below which smal... Read more
11 May, 2005 Premier Mike Rann has begun his 2005 magical media world tour with an ‘announcement’ in the UK of something announced two months ago in Adelaide, according to Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “It is a shame the Premier has to justify his travels with re-... Read more
06 May, 2005 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today that the latest export figures show that SA’s export performance is the worst of all the states. The most recent export figures released by the ABS show that export growth in some states is almost 5 times stron... Read more
27 April, 2005 Treasury strongly opposed the Rann Government’s decision to provide a $7 million subsidy to the developers of the City Central project, according to leaked information from within Treasury provided to Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “Treasury sources ha... Read more
20 April, 2005 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas today issued a warning to the media to be aware of shifty looking Premiers sidling up to them and trying to claim credit for tax cuts which are really part of the GST tax trade off deal!! Just last month Peter Costello is... Read more
19 April, 2005 The appointment of Robert Champion de Crespigny and David Cappo to become members of Cabinet’s senior Executive Committee is a concrete admission of the lack of talent within the Rann Government ranks. Liberal Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said the app... Read more
18 April, 2005 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today last week’s Australian Bureau of Statistics annual report on ‘Taxation Revenue’ had confirmed that the Rann Government is the highest taxing State government in South Australia’s history. The annual report compa... Read more
13 April, 2005 End of year spending sprees by Rann Government Ministers must be investigated by the Auditor-General, according to Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “Latest figures show that some Labor Ministers actually spent up to 67 percent of their total capital work... Read more
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