The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC


Media Releases

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
13 April, 2005 Kevin Foley is acting like a 21st century version of ‘Henny Penny’ in claiming that the state budget is in trouble because of the GST deal negotiation, according to Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “Kevin Foley’s response seems to be limited to be runni... Read more
28 March, 2005 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today latest figures released by the Federal Government show the total GST windfall to South Australia was now $1.7 billion over the seven years to 2009-10. In fact, the Federal Government is estimating that in two ye... Read more
26 March, 2005 Treasurer Kevin Foley and the Rann Government are still refusing to provide vital information relating to the ‘stashed cash’ affair, nearly two years after questions were first asked. “For some 21 months now, Kevin Foley has refused to provide answe... Read more
18 March, 2005 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas says the latest Federal GST figures reveal that a Rann Government already awash with funds will get a further unexpected GST bonus of $170m over the period up to 2007-08. “At the time of last year’s State Budget the Rann G... Read more
18 March, 2005 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas says Minister Paul Holloway has been severely embarrassed by damning evidence at today’s ‘stashed cash’ inquiry meeting, and must now apologise for untrue statements he made about so-called lavish spending by public servant... Read more
02 March, 2005 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas has moved to set up a Parliamentary inquiry into the collection of property taxes, which would look at what are widely considered to be inequities in the current system. Mr Lucas has today moved for the Legislative Council... Read more
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