The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC

Treasurer

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Entries for October 2006

31 October, 2006 Two senior Rann Government Ministers have given conflicting answers in Parliament as to whether a $35 million Rann Government grant to Mitsubishi would have to be repaid if they closed their manufacturing plant in South Australia, Shadow Minister for... Read more
24 October, 2006 The number of surplus employees under the Rann Government was now 275 and growing, and costing tax payers almost $20 million every year, Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today. “Minister Weatherill told Estimates Committee last week the number of su... Read more
20 October, 2006 Claims by a Rundle Street nightclub owner that police have not responded to a complaint about counterfeit $50 notes needed to be investigated urgently, Shadow Police Minster Rob Lucas said today. “The nightclub owner has told me that three weeks ag... Read more
19 October, 2006 The Auditor General appears to have criticised unfairly the actions of the Police Commissioner and SAPOL in a recent DNA case, Shadow Police Minister Rob Lucas said today. “On September 6, 2006, when giving evidence to the ‘Stashed Cash’ Select Com... Read more
19 October, 2006 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today that Estimates Committee questioning of the Treasurer showed that taxpayers will be paying $13 million per year to the private sector for the six proposed ‘super schools’. “Given that Mr Foley has estimated the ... Read more
19 October, 2006 Three specially trained drug detection dogs cannot do their job because the Rann Government has not introduced legislation to give SAPOL the necessary powers, Shadow Police Minister Rob Lucas said today. The three Labradors, Molly, Jay and Hooch, a... Read more
18 October, 2006 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today that independent consultant reports and Treasury advice had raised doubts about the achievability of budget savings claimed by the Rann Government for its proposed Shared Services Centre. Mr. Lucas said the Sha... Read more
18 October, 2006 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today that Parliament’s Estimates Committee’s over the next week will try to find the details of $695 million in cuts to programmes and services announced in the September budget. “The budget is a little like an iceb... Read more
17 October, 2006 Shadow Police Minister Rob Lucas said today Premier Rann’s supposed new announcement of a police plane had been first announced almost three years ago and had been re-announced at least a half dozen times! Premier Rann told the Annual General Meetin... Read more
16 October, 2006 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today that Treasury officers had confirmed there had been a $10m error in last year’s budget paper estimates of the cost of providing pensioner concessions for Council rates. Evidence from the Local Government Associa... Read more
05 October, 2006 Shadow Police Minister Rob Lucas said today that stunning revelations of alleged corruption by a police officer were a major embarrassment for Premier Rann and Police Minister Holloway. SAPOL has revealed the arrest of a 34 year old police officer w... Read more
05 October, 2006 Premier Rann and Police Minister Holloway have to respond to suggestions that the abuse of public office allegations relating to a police officer extend to other people in a range of government departments and agencies, Shadow Police Minister Rob Luc... Read more
03 October, 2006 The Rann Government’s dismal record on wage cost blowouts is placing extraordinary pressure on the budget bottom line, Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today. “In fact, over the last four budgets, actual wage cost increases have blown out by more tha... Read more
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