The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC


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Entries for August 2014

26 August, 2014 The State Liberals are concerned that yesterday’s glut of ambulances left waiting outside emergency departments at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH), Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) and Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) will become the norm in the next fe... Read more
26 August, 2014 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today that Premier Jay Weatherill’s decision to waste taxpayers money on another ‘citizens’ jury’ is yet another example of why we had a $1.2 billion deficit and are heading towards a $14 billion debt. Premier Weather... Read more
22 August, 2014 Federal Government data showing the number of online job vacancies fell over the year to July 2014 is yet another disturbing sign that the South Australian economy is on life support. The Department of Employment Internet Vacancy Index shows that in... Read more
21 August, 2014 The Weatherill Labor Government must urgently address safety concerns at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital construction site, Shadow Industrial Relations Minister Rob Lucas said today. Media outlets reported yesterday that a crane collided with a concr... Read more
20 August, 2014 Concerns about the reduction of health services at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital (NRAH) justify the Budget and Finance Committee’s decision to conduct an inquiry into the NRAH project. This morning on ABC Radio interviews with Health Minister Snel... Read more
19 August, 2014 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said the SA Health Chief Executive had confirmed the annual health budget cuts imposed by Premier Weatherill were more than twice as big as any Federal budget cuts. Mr David Swan told the Budget and Finance Committee that ... Read more
19 August, 2014 The Legislative Council Budget and Finance Committee has decided to conduct an inquiry into progress on the new Royal Adelaide Hospital project. “There have been growing concerns about multimillion dollar cost blowouts and delays in the completion o... Read more
07 August, 2014 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas has written to the Auditor-General Simon O’Neill seeking an investigation of the Weatherill Labor Government’s advertisements attacking the Abbott Coalition Government’s health and education budget cuts. “This is political... Read more
06 August, 2014 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas today welcomed the acknowledgement by Premier Jay Weatherill and the Labor Government that their 12 years of financial mismanagement of the WorkCover scheme had been a disaster for workers and employers. “The Weatherill La... Read more
05 August, 2014 Premier Jay Weatherill’s key reason for not going to competitive tender on his controversial Gillman land deal has been debunked by evidence from Renewal SA executives. Mr Weatherill and Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis have argued on many occasions the S... Read more
01 August, 2014 Concerns have been raised by the State Liberals about taxpayer funded government advertising in Parliament’s Budget and Finance meeting yesterday. The Weatherill Labor Government has regularly breached its own advertising rules in a shameless use of... Read more

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