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News and Speeches for Department of Social Development

Speech to the Fourth Pan African Burns Society Congress

6 February 2011

Good morning, I would like to thank Dr Elbie van der Merwe, the head of the Tygerberg Hospital Burns Unit and the Pan African Burns Society for inviting me to your 4th Congress. Read More

Minister De Lille Congratulates Social Work Graduates

24 January 2011

I would like to congratulate all of you today on graduating from your social work studies. Read More

Speech Notes: Report Back to Khayelitsha on Kuyasa Survey, and Launch of Holiday Programme for Youth

12 December 2010

I would like to thank you for coming here on this important occasion to engage with the Department of Social Development about the major challenges we face together.Just over two months ago I joined Department officials by going door-to-door in... Read More

Debate on The Western Cape Liquor Amendment Bill

6 December 2010

Honourable Speaker, this debate on the Western Cape Liquor Amendment Bill represents a momentous occasion for our province.The Bill speaks to the need for intense community participation, whereby communities have a real say in how many liquor... Read More

Social Development Adjustment Budget 2010/2011

6 December 2010

Honourable Speaker, Honourable Premier and Cabinet colleagues, Honourable Members of the Provincial Legislature, the Honourable Dr Ivan Meyer submitted the budget for this Department in March this year and started the Department's modernisation... Read More

Banning Alcohol Advertising Not a Silver Bullet, but an Important Element of Multi-Pronged Approach

29 November 2010

Women and children are the most vulnerable groups in our society and therefore they need to be loved and protected, and not abused.We all know that most murders and violence against women and children in our society is perpetrated by people they... Read More

Speech for the Launch of Census 2011

21 November 2010

Head of Statistics South Africa, Statistics SA staff, MECs, DDGs, HODs, councillors, members of the public sector and the public, and members of the media.I would like to thank Stats SA for inviting me to speak to you this morning, at the Western... Read More

MEC De Lille's Speech Notes: First Task for City and Province Must Be Registration of Day Care Centres

10 November 2010

The value of this Implementation Protocol Agreement cannot be underestimatedThis is a first for the provincial department and the City of Cape Town and I am sure that in the future other departments and municipalities will follow our exampleMayor... Read More

Addressing the Social Development Indaba

25 October 2010

Honourable members of the standing committee, Social Development Department officials and employees, NGOs and members of the media, welcome to our Social Development Indaba. Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille's Speech at the 2nd Annual Western Cape Liquor Conference

22 October 2010

MEC Alan Winde Heads of Department Officials from Departments in the Western Cape Government and City of Cape Town Guests from Civil Society, the Liquor Industry and Liquor Associations Members of the MediaGood morning. Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille's New Social Development Atlantis Office Launch Speech Notes

13 October 2010

Officially opening the doors of the new Atlantis Social Development office is a very proud moment for all of usAtlantis is a priority area for the Western Cape Government and this development is in line with a number of important Strategic... Read More

Mandela Day at the Tygerberg Service Centre

17 July 2010

The Programme Director All our Older Persons of Tygerberg Service Centre The Volunteers of Tygerberg Service Centre Colleagues Ladies and gentlemenGood day to you all Read More

Older Persons Summit in George

24 June 2010

Programme Director The Mayor & Councilliors of Eden District Municipality Government representatives from all spheres Members of non-governmental organisations Older Persons of the Eden/Karoo Region Colleagues Ladies & Gentlemen Read More

Western Cape School Holiday Programme Launch

19 June 2010

Mr Programme DirectorColleagues - Ministers Grant & JennerMembers from the different DepartmentsOur Leaners from different schoolsLadies & Gentlemen Read More

The Official Opening of the Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre (Eerste River)

15 June 2010

Honourable Premier Distinguished guests Members of Parliament Councillors and Community Leaders All Officials Ladies & Gentlemen Read More

Opening Remarks on the Bavaria-Western Cape Expo, Cape Town

8 June 2010

Mr Programme Director Premier Zille and Minister Schneider Consul General Werner-Bussman Honoured Guests Ladies and GentlemenA good evening to you all. Read More

The Opening of Vivienne's Multi-Purpose Day Care Centre in Grabouw

19 May 2010

Programme Director The Mayor, Mr Chris Punt, Deputy Mayor, Speaker and Councillors of Theewaterskloof Municipality All officials from the Overberg District Municipality Officials from the Development Bank Read More

Family Strength Expo Launch

10 May 2010

Honoured guests, Ladies and GentlemenI wish to extend warm welcome to all of you this morning at the launch of the Department of Social Development's 2010 Family Strength Expo's. I'd like to extend a special word of welcome: Read More

Budget Speech 2010/2011: Department of Social Development: Western Cape (Vote 7)

22 March 2010

Budget Speech 2010/11: Department of Social Development: Western Cape (Vote 7) (English)Budget Speech 20 Read More