Supply Bill

SUPPLY BILL 2013 Adjourned debate on second reading. (Continued from 4 June 2013.) The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:21): It is opportune that we get the opportunity to speak to the Supply Bill debate on a day of infamy, I suppose, for the state with the latest series of broken promises and rank financial mismanagement by…

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Ministerial Staff

The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:37): I want to address the stench that attracts to the carcass of the current Labor government and the many reasons I believe for the government’s problems. The first I want to address is the quality of advice it receives from the ministerial staff within its offices. Sadly, what we see…

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Adelaide Workers’ Homes Bill

Adjourned debate on second reading. (Continued from 30 April 2013.) The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (17:00): I rise to support the second reading of the Adelaide Workers’ Homes Bill. Again, this is a relatively simple bill that seeks to establish a new constitution for the organisation. It seeks to change the name of the organisation from…

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Newstart Debate

The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (17:35): Having listened to the contribution made by the Hon. Mr Kandelaars, I can only comment: how the mighty have fallen in relation to the old Labor lefties who were there from years ago, pledging to support the impoverished and single parent families. The old Labor lefties, like the Hon. Mr…

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Labor Party

I want to talk about the open division and disunity, sadly, within the state Labor Party and the state Labor government that we have seen over recent weeks, in particular, this last week. In the last 24 hours, we have seen a calculated and vindictive leak from within cabinet with the deliberate intention of seeking…

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