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Hon Rob Lucas MLC

Member of the Legislative Council

Shadow Treasurer
Shadow Minister for Finance
Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations
Shadow Minister for the Public Sector
Shadow Minister for Business Services and Consumers
Shadow Minister for Gambling


Parliament House
Adelaide SA 5000

Telephone: (08) 8237 9313
Email rob.lucas@parliament.sa.gov.au
Website www.roblucas.com.au

Rob is currently the Shadow Minister for for Health, Ageing, Disabilities and Community Services in Steven Marshall's State Liberal Team.

Born in Kure, Japan, in 1953 and raised in Mount Gambier, Rob Lucas attended Marist Brothers Agricultural College, and Mt Gambier High School.

Rob attended the University of Adelaide, earning Bachelor degrees in Economics and Science, as well as a Masters Degree in Business Administration.

Before his election to parliament, Rob was employed by the South Australian Division of the Liberal Party as the Assistant State Director.

Rob was elected to the Legislative Council in the South Australian Parliament in 1982, and held various shadow portfolios from 1985 to 1993, in particular the education portfolio. In addition, he was Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council from 1989 to 1993.

Rob was appointed the Minister for Education and Children's Services in 1993 and became the Treasurer in 1997. He was later also appointed the Minister for Industry and Trade and the Minister for Government Enterprises. During the term of the former Liberal Government (1993 to 2002) he also served as Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council.

Following the 2002 state election and, up until April 2007, Rob has served as the Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council, Shadow Treasurer, Shadow Minister for Industry and Trade, Economic Development, Science and Information Economy, and Police.

Throughout his parliamentary career he has also been a member of various committees investigating issues affecting South Australians.

Rob and his wife Marie have four children.

Latest Media Releases

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Room with a view at taxpayers’ expense

Jan 27, 2016
The State Liberals are calling on Tourism Minister Leon Bignell to identify and payback all questionable claims for hotel stays in Adelaide he has made on the taxpayer since becoming Minister in the State Labor Government.

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61% of investigations into code of ethics breaches unfinalised

Jan 08, 2016

 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today the latest government figures for 2015 indicate that 61% of investigations into alleged breaches of the code of ethics by public servants remain unfinalised as at the end of the reporting period.

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Independent Remuneration Tribunal Decision

Dec 18, 2015

 Yesterday the independent Remuneration Tribunal announced a salary adjustment for Members of the South Australian Parliament.

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