News and Speeches for Premier of the Western Cape

Premier Helen Zille's State of the Province Address 2016

19 February 2016

State of the Province Address by Premier Helen Zille at the Western Cape Provincial Legislature  Honourable Speaker Honourable Members of the Provincial Cabinet Read More

Speech by Premier Helen Zille at the 2015 Africa Day celebrations

26 May 2015

The following is a speech extract of the address delivered by Premier Helen Zille, during the Africa Day celebrations in the Western Cape Read More

Premier Zille addresses delegates at business reception in Angola

28 April 2015

The following speech is an extract of the address delivered by Premier Helen Zille to delegates at a business reception on Monday, 27 April 2015, during an official visit to Angola. Read More

2015 main budget speech delivered by Premier Helen Zille

24 March 2015

Madame Speaker, the 2015/16 Main Budget is R304 million more than the 2014/15 Main Budget.  This represents an increase of 29,6 per cent in the budget of the Department of the Premier, chiefly as a result of the funding allocated to the Broadband... Read More

Premier Helen Zille's State of the Province Address 2015

20 February 2015

State of the Province Address by Premier Helen Zille at the Western Cape Provincial Legislature. Read More

Speech by Helen Zille Premier Of the Western Cape

3 December 2014

The following is a speech extract of the address delivered in Western Cape Provincial Parliament on Wednesday 3 December, by Premier Helen Zille. Read More

Handover of Final Report on Commission of Inquiry into Policing in Khayelitsha

25 August 2014

Speech by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape, at the handover of the final report on the Commission of inquiry into Policing in Khayelitsha. Read More

State of the Province Address 2014

20 June 2014

Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape, today delivered her State of the Province (SOPA) address at the Provincial Legislature. This is her first SOPA address in her second term as Premier of the Western Cape. Read More

Department of the Premier 2014 Budget Vote Speech

24 March 2014

On Monday, 24 March, Premier Helen Zille delivered the 2014/15 Department of the Premier budget vote speech in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament which outlines the budget priorities and allocations in the Department of the Premier for the... Read More

2014 State of the Province Address by Premier Helen Zille

21 February 2014

On Friday, 21 February, Premier Helen Zille delivered her sixth State of the Province Address. She outlined the Western Cape Government's achievements and highlighted key priorities for 2014. Read More

Restoring Dignity and Building a Foundation for Reconciliation

17 June 2013

This speech was delivered by Premier Helen Zille at a joint event of the City of Cape Town and Western Cape Government to commemorate the centenary of the 1913 Land Act and celebrate the finalisation of land claims in the Western Cape. Read More

Department of the Premier Budget Speech 2013

22 March 2013

Honourable SpeakerCabinet MembersLeader of the OppositionLeaders of political partiesHonourable membersDirector-GeneralColleagues and friendsCitizens of the Western Cape Read More

2013 State of the Province Address by Premier Helen Zille

22 February 2013

On Friday, 22 February, Premier Helen Zille delivered her fifth State of the Province Address. She outlined the Western Cape Government's achievements and highlighted key priorities for 2013. Read More

Working Together to Build Limitless Opportunities for the Youth for a Better South Africa

7 June 2012

Honourable Chairperson of the NCOP, Honourable Members of the NCOP, Ladies and Gentlemen. Read More

Department of the Premier Budget Speech 2012

22 March 2012

Honourable Speaker, Cabinet Members, Leader of the Opposition, Leaders of political parties, Honourable members, Director-General, Colleagues and friends, Citizens of the Western Cape, Read More

State of the Province Address 2012

16 February 2012

The Honourable Acting Speaker, Honourable Members of the Provincial Cabinet, The Honourable Leader of the Opposition, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, The Honourable Leader of the Official Opposition in the National Assembly, Read More

Department of the Premier 2011/2012 Budget Adjustments (Vote 1)

1 December 2011

I would like to thank the Director-General and his colleagues in the Department of the Premier for their role in finalising our 2011/2012 Budget Adjustments. Read More

Sixth World Congress of Education International Address

21 July 2011

Executive Deputy President of South Africa, Mr Kgalema Motlanthe, Minister of Basic Education, Min Angie Motshekga, Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, Western Cape Minister for Education, Mr Donald Grant, Read More

Department of the Premier: Budget Speech 2011/2012 (Vote 1)

29 March 2011

Department of the Premier: Budget Speech 2011/2012 (Vote 1) Read More

State of the Province Address 2011

17 February 2011

Honourable SpeakerCabinet colleaguesThe Honourable Leader of the OppositionMembers of the diplomatic corpsLeaders of political partiesHonourable members of the national and provincial parliamentsLeaders of local government Read More