New Council of Heritage Western Cape inaugurated | Western Cape Government


New Council of Heritage Western Cape inaugurated

31 October 2016

On 29 October 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais officiated at the inauguration of the new provincial heritage resources authority, Heritage Western Cape (HWC).

The Council’s term of office will commence on 1 November 2016, ending on 31 October 2019, and the councillors will play a significant role in assisting the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) to identify, conserve, protect and promote the heritage resources for all the communities in the Western Cape.

Mxolisi Dlamuka, CEO of HWC, facilitated the orientation of the new Council in Cape Town on 28 and 29 October 2016 and introduced the following members:

Antonia Malan (Chairperson)

Chris Snelling

Corlie Smart

Daniel le Roux

Graham Jacobs

Ignatius de Swardt

Joline Young

Karin Dugmore Ström

Katharine Dumbrell

Quahnita Samie

Stephen Townsend

Rolf Annas

Rowen Ruiters

Siphiwo Mavumengwana

Minister Marais stressed the value of their competencies. “I look forward to your expert advice and trust that together we will build a socially inclusive, creative and connected Western Cape,” she said.

Our heritage helps us to express our identity.  It is our responsibility to share and learn more about our diverse backgrounds.  Let us safeguard our rich traditions and customs for generations to come BETTER TOGETHER.

Media Enquiries: 

Tania Colyn
Head of Communication Service
Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport
Tel: 021 483 9877