The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC



14 May, 2009 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (16:10): I rise to support the second reading of the Supply Bill. As I see it, the background to this debate features some of the comments made by the Hon. Mr Lawson in relation to South Australia's credit rating, what I will refe... Read more
13 May, 2009 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:34): On 24 September last, I spoke on what I said was the pervasive influence and arrogance of the Shop Distributive and Allied Employees Association within the Labor Party and the Rann government. On that occasion I said: We... Read more
08 April, 2009 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:29): Before turning to what I was principally going to speak about, the Hon. Mr Finnigan refers to accuracy in statements made by members. I would remind the member to have a look at the humiliating, red-faced U-turn delivered... Read more
25 March, 2009 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (16:45): I move: That this council notes with concern recent appointments and actions by the Rann Labor government and other related matters. In recent years, I have given a number of speeches in this place on the issue of Rann ... Read more
25 March, 2009 Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. M.C. Parnell: 1. That a select committee of the Legislative Council be established to inquire into and report on taxpayer-funded government advertising campaigns with specific reference to: (a) the establishment of... Read more
24 March, 2009 Statutes Amendment (Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction and Regulation of Research Involving Human Embryos) Bill The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (16:35): I indicate at the outset that I was one member who spoke about this matter at length almost six y... Read more
04 March, 2009 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:39): I want to talk also about what some sections of the media refer to as the 'appointment of young Turks to refresh and reinvigorate a fading and lacklustre Rann cabinet'. The first “young Turk” was evidently Mr O'Brien who... Read more
18 February, 2009 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:50): I want to speak this afternoon about a great South Australian sporting institution, much loved by hundreds of thousands of South Australians over the years, the Adelaide 36ers, the men's basketball team. Many tens of thou... Read more
24 September, 2008 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS: I turn now to the second issue that I want to raise in my Address in Reply contribution tonight, and that is to return to the issue of the arrogance of the state Labor Government, Premier Rann and his ministers. We in the parliam... Read more
24 September, 2008 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (21:33): I rise to support the Address in Reply and, in doing so, I formally thank the Governor for the speech he presented to parliament on behalf of the government. In opening my remarks, I endorse the remarks of my colleague th... Read more
29 July, 2008 Adjourned debate on second reading (continued from 9 April 2008, page 2347). The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (23:38): In speaking to this particular bill I will start with two quotes. The first quote is from the Labor Party policy of 2002, the plan for honesty ... Read more
24 July, 2008 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (16:18): I am delighted to be able to speak at this hour of the afternoon, and I am pleased to be following the contribution of the Hon. Mr Finnigan. It is not because of anything sensible or useful that he has added to the debat... Read more
23 July, 2008 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:42): I rise to speak about the duplicity and deceitfulness of the Premier, the Rann government and its spin doctors. In particular, I want to talk about the arrogance and game-playing engaged in by the Premier, in particular, ... Read more
04 June, 2008 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:38): I rise to strongly oppose any proposed lockout of bars and clubs from 2am or 3am. At the outset, I indicate that this is my personal view which does not purport to represent the view of my party. Ministers Gago and Hollo... Read more
30 April, 2008 The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:21): I want to speak about rampant political tokenism. Can I say at the outset that I accept that, on specific or ceremonial occasions, it is appropriate to acknowledge the traditional owners of our lands here in South Austra... Read more
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