Rann’s magic police numbers – they cause crime rates to go up and down at the same time!

The Rann Government’s ‘spin’ on crime figures has reached dizzying new heights with conflicting claims that increased police numbers had both increased and decreased some crime rates at the same time, Shadow Police Minister Rob Lucas said today. On 25 May 2006 Police Minister Holloway issued a press release headed ‘Crime rates continue to fall…

Rann’s backflip on ecstasy

Shadow Police Minister Rob Lucas has welcomed today’s extraordinary backflip by the Rann Government to include ecstasy belatedly in the state’s drug driving testing regime. “This is a major embarrassment for Mr Rann and Road Safety Minister Zollo, as they have strongly opposed Liberal Party calls for change for months,” Mr Lucas said today. “The…