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National Environment Month 2014

4 June 2014

The month of June is National Environment Month. What will you be doing to protect the well-being of our environment? Read More

Minister Bredell's Statement on Land Use Planning Ordinance Judgment

7 April 2014

Minister Anton Bredell welcomes the ruling handed down in the Constitutional Court, declaring section 44 of the Land Use Planning Ordinance unconstitutional. Read More

Media Alert: Provincial Community Development Workers Engagement 11 – 13 March

10 March 2014

Minister for Local Government, Anton Bredell and Top Management to meet with Community Development Workers (CDW’s). Read More

The Power System is Currently Severely Constrained

6 March 2014

Minister Anton Bredell urges customers to use electricity sparingly to reduce demand, as the power system is currently under severe strain. Read More

Statement by Minister Anton Bredell on Using Electricity Sparingly

20 February 2014

Minister Anton Bredell urges customers to use electricity sparingly to reduce demand, as the power system is currently severely constrained. Read More

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

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