Statutes Amendment (Budget 2010) Bill

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL Adjourned debate on second reading. (Continued from 14 October 2010.) The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:32): I rise to speak to the second reading of the Statutes Amendment (Budget 2010) Bill. In doing so I acknowledge that this is one of two budget bills that this chamber will debate. There is the Appropriation Bill…

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Government appointments

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 Politics went under the title ‘Marxist Theory and the State’. In the middle of…

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Condolence Motion: Hon. Alan Rodda

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 1970s—that we had a member for Victoria in South Australia.…

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Labor instability

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 interest, committees and committee processes, standing orders, etc. On most occasions, the Leader of…

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Labor Party – Upcoming Preselections

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 Council about matters of mutual interest, committees and committee processes, standing orders, etc. On…

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