The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC

Treasurer

Speeches

29 September, 2010 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:38): I want to speak about the Rann Government's spin, deception, hypocrisy and broken promises, but I only have five minutes. After the election, the Premier indicated that he was going to reconnect with the electorate, and h... Read more
15 September, 2010 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (17:39): I rise to speak to the second reading of the Constitution (Government Advertising) Amendment Bill. On a previous occasion—I cannot recall exactly when—I, together with some other members of the upper house select committe... Read more
21 July, 2010 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:59): I move: That this council notes— 1.statements made by the Treasurer and Premier before the election about the state of the budget; and 2.with concern recent information about the state of the budget and the Rann govern... Read more
30 June, 2010 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:50): Members will be aware that Mr Lance Worrell was a long-term economics and political adviser to the Premier. Members will probably recall that the thesis for his original degree at the University of Adelaide Department of ... Read more
29 June, 2010 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (16:47): I rise to support the second reading of the Supply Bill debate and, perhaps unsurprisingly, will devote my brief time this afternoon to an important part of public expenditure within the state of South Australia at the mo... Read more
22 June, 2010 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (14:30): I rise to support the motion. My first vague recollections of Mr Allan Rodda was as a younger person in Mount Gambier. Having been raised in Mount Gambier it was always strange—and it must have been the late 1960s, early ... Read more
12 May, 2010 I rise to speak about ongoing instability and factionalism within the Labor Party. At the start of each parliament, the Leader of the Government engages in a series of discussions with the members of the Legislative Council about matters of mutual in... Read more
12 May, 2010 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:35): I rise to speak about ongoing instability and factionalism within the Labor Party. At the start of each parliament, the Leader of the Government engages in a series of discussions with the members of the Legislative Counc... Read more
12 May, 2010 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (16:36): I move: 1. That a committee to be called the Budget and Finance Committee be appointed to monitor and scrutinise all matters relating to the state budget and the financial administration of the state. 2. That the standi... Read more
02 December, 2009 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (16:51): I have to say that that is probably the limpest and lamest defence of a minister of the Crown that I have ever heard, but I am not surprised, coming from the Hon. Mr Finnigan. He probably had a good hard look at the evide... Read more
28 October, 2009 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (16:04): I move: That the report on the operations of the committee, 2008-09, be noted. In moving this motion, I intend to speak relatively briefly. At the outset, I thank the members of the committee for what has been a rigor... Read more
14 October, 2009 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:30): The past two weeks in South Australian politics have been dominated by the events surrounding Premier Mike Rann and his alleged assault two weeks ago. My experience with these types of issues in the past is that generally... Read more
09 September, 2009 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (16:11): When the Premier returned recently from his 23rd overseas trip he lodged FOI applications for the water contract of the former government and the contracts in relation to the electricity privatisation as well and indicate... Read more
15 July, 2009 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:43): I refer to a story in this morning's newspaper that was headed 'Tweets make twit of Rann', a story by Michael Owen. Members will be aware that Mr Rann tells everyone, and prides himself on the fact, that he personally han... Read more
17 June, 2009 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:30): I want to talk about a major factional brawl within the Labor Party at the moment in relation to the Legislative Council preselection. Mr President, as you would well know, based on seniority the four sitting members wou... Read more
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