The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC

Treasurer

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Entries for July 2015

31 July, 2015 The latest building approval data from the Australian Bureau Statistics shows a sustained decline in the number of dwellings approved in South Australia in the last 12 months. During the last 12 months the total number of houses approved fell by a d... Read more
30 July, 2015 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said Mr Weatherill’s new CEO Kym Winter-Dewhirst had been given an extra $35,000 per year for a private motor vehicle lease as well as an extra two weeks’ paid leave for professional development. “These secret benefits wer... Read more
24 July, 2015 Further examination of Minister Bignell’s travel claims have left more questions than answers for South Australian taxpayers. It’s time for Minister Bignell to explain: 1. Why does he need to claim for 1 night’s accommodation ($145) in the IBIS... Read more
21 July, 2015 Premier Jay Weatherill’s admission that he wants to increase the GST tax burden in South Australia by up to an additional $2 billion a year is a chilling warning for all taxpayers. This morning on 5AA Premier Weatherill argued for a 50 per cent incr... Read more
20 July, 2015 South Australia has been ranked 7th out of 8 according to CommSec’s assessment of the state of the states overall economic performance in the July 2015 quarter. South Australia ranked last on unemployment and construction work, with CommSec noting ... Read more
16 July, 2015 South Australia has experienced a huge drop in the level of commercial building activity in the March 2015 quarter, according to the latest ABS data released yesterday. The value of non-residential building activity dropped by 21.5 per cent in the ... Read more
16 July, 2015 The State Liberals are calling on the Health Minister Jack Snelling to guarantee that all beds in the new Royal Adelaide Hospital will be available for patient care from the first day that the new facility opens. The Advertiser report based on a Med... Read more
15 July, 2015 The State Liberals have reiterated their call for an independent inquiry into allegations of tampering with patient medical records at the Lyell McEwin hospital. “The appointment of the Chief Medical Officer Paddy Phillips does not satisfy the need ... Read more
14 July, 2015 The State Liberals are demanding a full independent inquiry into allegations of tampering with patient medical records at the Lyell McEwin hospital. This morning on ABC 891 radio Dr Paul Newbold, a radiologist at the Lyell McEwin, claimed a file not... Read more
10 July, 2015 Premier Jay Weatherill’s abject admission that after 13 years of a Labor Government unemployment in South Australia is going to get worse before it gets better is a damning indictment of his Government’s performance. “Jay Weatherill has thrown in th... Read more
09 July, 2015 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today that Premier Weatherill’s federation reform plan is based on increasing taxes on struggling South Australian families and businesses. Mr Weatherill’s plan is made absolutely clear in his speech to the National P... Read more
08 July, 2015 Premier Weatherill has addressed the National Press Club calling for greater co-operation with the Federal Government at the same time his Ministers continue to attack the Federal Government and his Government is spending millions of dollars on adver... Read more
08 July, 2015 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today SA Water has advised the Weatherill Government not to accept an unsolicited bid for the Aldinga wastewater treatment works but rather go to a competitive tender if it agreed to the privatisation proposal. SA Wate... Read more
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