The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC

Treasurer

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Entries for May 2006

31 May, 2006 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas has welcomed the decision today of Parliament’s Upper House to re-establish a Parliamentary inquiry into the collection of property taxes and what are widely considered to be inequities in the current system. The Legislati... Read more
29 May, 2006 Shadow Police Minister Rob Lucas said today that the Rann Government had to accept responsibility for its role in ongoing problems with managing the state’s DNA database identified by Judge Shaw in her scathing judgement last week. While the Police ... Read more
25 May, 2006 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas is calling on Treasurer Foley to come out of hiding to answer questions from South Australians angry at further broken promises by Mr Rann and Mr Foley. This follows the revelation the Rann Government will cut nearly 400 p... Read more
25 May, 2006 Revelations of public service job cuts expose Mr Rann and Mr Foley as stunning hypocrites who did not tell the truth prior to the election to ensure the Rann Government was re-elected, Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today. “Just two months after th... Read more
24 May, 2006 Further evidence is emerging of the widespread implications of the Rann Government’s looming budget crisis and its unprecedented decision to delay the budget by four months, Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today. “The latest evidence relates to tend... Read more
23 May, 2006 Public sector turmoil, including long delays in appointing key CEOs and wrong decisions in appointing some key CEOs, is helping to cause the budget crisis facing the Rann Government, Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today. “It is clear that the Rann ... Read more
19 May, 2006 Independent forecaster the South Australian Centre for Economic Studies (SACES) is predicting job and economic growth in South Australia this coming year to be only about half of the national rate, Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today. SACES’ May 2... Read more
19 May, 2006 ‘When the heat’s on, Rann’s gone,’ according to Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. Mr Lucas says Deputy Premier Foley has been left to ‘carry the can’ with media questioning when bad news inevitably emerges whenever Premier Rann disappears overseas. "The ... Read more
18 May, 2006 Massive capital budget blowouts combined with massive unfunded election promises have the Rann Government’s budget spinning wildly out of control, Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today. This follows Mr Foley’s refusal to rule out delays in major tra... Read more
16 May, 2006 A crackdown on offences against the elderly and vulnerable promised four years ago by the Rann Government has faltered because police haven’t been properly trained in how to implement the new law. Shadow Police Minister Rob Lucas said the gaffe high... Read more
11 May, 2006 Treasurer Kevin Foley misled Parliament yesterday with his claim that economic growth had never been higher in South Australia than under the Rann Government, Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today. Hansard records Mr Foley making the following claim... Read more
11 May, 2006 The Federal Budget confirms an additional unexpected GST bonus of $219 million for South Australia over the next four years, Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today. “The Federal Budget figures show that the net gain to the state from the GST deal wil... Read more
09 May, 2006 Police Minister Paul Holloway has been embarrassed in Parliament today when he was unable to explain clearly the Rann Government’s policy on directing the Police Commissioner where additional police resources are provided by taxpayers, according to S... Read more
08 May, 2006 Shadow Police Minister Rob Lucas said today that Premier Rann had to make time to meet with representatives of the Hindley Street traders to listen to their concerns about violence on Hindley Street. Traders this week again wrote to Premier Rann see... Read more
03 May, 2006 The South Australia Police Department faces a budget cut of up to $20 million if Mr Foley’s proposed ‘savings’ of 3-4% are implemented, Shadow Treasurer and Shadow Police Minister Rob Lucas said today. Mr Lucas’s comments follow Police Minister Holl... Read more
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