Public Information: V | Western Cape Government

Public Information: V

General information publications, listed alphabetically. These documents are also placed under the relevant life events and categories in Your Life and Topics.
This illustrated guide is aimed at primary school learners and explains what parliament is and how it works.


The Volvo Ocean Race is the world’s longest professional sporting event and leading offshore sailing competition.

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This information brochure explains how tourists can reclaim VAT paid on purchases in South Africa.
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This survey is aimed at informing both the police and the public on crime, crime trends and the effects of crime on society.
This pamphlet provides practical support and information about reporting the assault to the police, the medical examination by the accredited health care practitioner, the feelings you may have after being sexually assaulted, and where to get help and support.
This series of illustrated slides provides information on different aspects of the campaign against violence against women and the intersection between gender violence and HIV/AIDS.
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This publication was written by the Centre for Women's Global Leadership on the intersection between violence against women and HIV/AIDS in preparation for the 16 Days of Activism Against Violence Against Women Campaign, 2004.
From Monday 8 September until Friday 12 September 2014, you can experience our Province’s most beautiful fauna and flora up close, free of charge.
This document contains information for visitors to Groote Schuur such as directions on how to get to the hospital, parking information and visiting hours.

Information on the visiting hours at Groote Schuur Hospital

Information on how to get to Tygerberg Hospital with a map and visiting hours.

This guide contains detailed information on the Provincial Parliament, including the historical background, details of the parliamentary office bearers, how parliamentary work is organised, the legislative process and role of committees, the budget and financial accountability, the administration of Parliament and public participation in the Provincial Parliament.
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Everything you need to know about Vitamin A: why we need it, where to find it, how much we need, what causes Vitamin A deficiency, who is at greatest risk and how a deficiency of this vital vitamin can be prevented and eliminated.
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A simple and clear explanation of Voluntary Testing and Counselling which is the process that a person follows if they want to find out if they are HIV positive or negative.

Operating security service providers and community organisations involved in the field of policing are invited to voluntarily register on our database.

The aim of the database is to promote good relations between the South African Police Service  and communities in the Province.

Click here to apply to register your organisation.

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The Vuna Awards were introduced in 2003 to seek out those municipalities who exercise innovation and excellence in fulfilling their service delivery mandate. This document gives an overview of what the Vuna Awards competition is all about