News and Speeches for Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning

Minister Bredell's Statement on the Andile Lili Judgment

29 November 2013

The Western Cape Government welcomes the ruling by Judge Le Grange regarding the matter between Andile Lili and the Independent Electoral Commission. Read More

Minister Bredell's Statement on Oudsthoorn Judgment

29 November 2013

Statement by Minister of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell regarding the Oudtshoorn judgment on Thursday, 28 November. Read More

Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone Welcomes Oil Rig

27 November 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde commends the significance of the newly-designated Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone to the Western Cape as it is believed to create about 8 000 jobs through the October and... Read More

Greenest Municipality Competition Winners Announced

20 November 2013

Minister of Environmental Affairs, Anton Bredell announces on the winners of the annual Greenest Municipalities competition 2013. Read More

Western Cape Government Welcomes Oudtshoorn Judgement

15 November 2013

Statement by Minister Anton Bredell on the Oudtshoorn judgement on Friday, 15 November. Read More

Minister Bredell Congratulates Arbor City Awards Winners

17 September 2013

Statement by Anton Bredell, Provincial Minister for Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning on the National Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Arbor City awards. Read More

Minister Bredell Reacts to Land Use Planning Ordinance Ruling

15 August 2013

Statement by Anton Bredell, Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning Read More

Cape's Roaring Lion Claims Africa's Finest Accolade

10 June 2013

Statement by Anton Bredell, Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning. Read More

Media Release: Anton Bredell Expresses Sympathy Towards Kayamandi Fire Victims

15 March 2013

Anton Bredell, Acting Premier of the Western Cape and Minster of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning extends heartfelt sympathy to the Kayamandi community who lost friends and family members in fierce blaze. Read More

Media Release: New "Municipal Benchmarking Exercise" to Become Effective Tool

13 March 2013

Joint statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning Anton Bredell and Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde regarding the Municipal benchmarking exercise to develop financial... Read More

Code of Conduct for Councillors

1 March 2013

Media Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton BredellI would like to confirm that the Disciplinary hearing that Councillor Lili went through has now been finalised. Read More

CapeNature Strengthens Board

19 February 2013

It gives me great pleasure to confirm that CapeNature has appointed four new Board members to the CapeNature Conservation Board with effect from 1 March 2013. These appointments are for a period of five years until February 2018. Read More

Land Use Planning Bill Clarifies Municipal and Provincial Powers

14 February 2013

The need for a modernised and efficient system of land use planning which facilitates sustainable development in the Province will be addressed through the enactment of the Western Cape Land Use Planning Bill, 2013. Read More

World Wetlands Day

31 January 2013

We are going into a weekend during which the focus will be on World Wetlands Day. Read More

Media Release: Get Involved and Give Support to World Wetlands Day 2013

31 January 2013

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning Anton Bredell. Read More

Western Cape Disaster Management Centre Still on High Alert to Manage Fires

30 January 2013

The Western Cape Disaster Management Centre and Fire Brigade Services remain on high alert to co-ordinate and contain the spread of fires throughout the districts. Read More

Media Statement: Western Cape Land Use Planning Bill, 2013

14 January 2013

Media statement issued by Provincial Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning Anton Bredell regarding the land use planning bill and provincial powers on land use decisions. Read More

Media Release: Provincial Disaster Management Centre Activated in Western Cape

7 January 2013

Western Cape Provincial Disaster Management Centre based in Tygerberg on alert since this Monday, 7 January 2013 in anticipation of the strike action by farm workers purportedly to start on Wednesday in the province. Read More