State of the Province Address 2018

Premier Helen Zille

On Thursday, 22 February, Premier Helen Zille will deliver the State of the Province Address at the
opening of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. 

For updates and feedback, you can follow the address on Facebook and Twitter by using #WCSOPA

What is the State of the Province Address (SoPA)?

  • The State of the Province Address is a speech made by the Premier or
    provincial head.
  • The event usually marks the official opening of the Provincial Parliament.
  • The speech is delivered in front of members of the provincial executive, including the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and the Secretary.

Who can attend?

  • Ordinary sittings of the provincial parliament are open to the general public, but due to limited space, only invited guests and members of the provincial parliament can attend this event.

Provincial Strategic Plan (PSP)

The State of the Province address will be an opportunity for citizens to get an update regarding the achievement of our vision of an open opportunity society for all as set out in the Western Cape's PSP which outlines the 5 Provincial Strategic Goals (PSGs).

Where Can I Read Previous State of the Province Addresses?


The content on this page was last updated on 16 February 2018