State of the Province Address 2019 by Premier Alan Winde | Western Cape Government

State of the Province Address 2019 by Premier Alan Winde

On Thursday 18 July at 11am, Premier Alan Winde delivered his maiden State of the Province Address, as the newly elected premier of the Western Cape, at the Western Cape Provincial Parliament.

During the State of the Province Address, the Premier outlined the Western Cape Government's main focus areas over the next year which broadly includes:

  • Safety
  • Provincial economy
  • Empowering people
  • Transport and Spatial Transformation
  • Innovation and Culture Change

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.

SOPA live!

For the first time, the State of the Province Address was streamed live from Premier Winde's Facebook page.

You can also get involved in the conversation on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Who attends SOPA?

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 attend this event.

Focus areas

SOPA key points July 2019

The content on this page was last updated on 19 July 2019