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Celebrate Heritage month with a Heritage Hunt

17 September 2015

The Western Cape Government will be hosting a Heritage Hunt across the province as a way to encourage communities to be part of the Heritage Month celebrations. Read More

Cultural Affairs Awards 2015/16: Minister Marais Calls for Nominations

17 September 2015

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, calls on the people of the Western Cape to nominate their local culture heroes for the Cultural Affairs Awards. Read More

High School Debaters to Compete in Provincial Road Safety Competition

17 September 2015

A total of 56 learners from 12 Western Cape high schools will be competing for top honours in the provincial road safety debate competition at the University of Cape Town (UCT) on 19 September 2015. Read More

Safely Home Child Pedestrian Campaign Wins Loerie Award

17 September 2015

A poster designed for the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works by Y&R SA won a bronze award at the 37th Loeries Creative Week held in Durban in August 2015.< Read More

Working Better Together For a Safer N2

17 September 2015

Joint Media Release Read More

Media Alert: Indigenous Games Team Western Cape Awarded Their Provincial Colours

17 September 2015

Tomorrow, 18 September 2015, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will award provincial colours to team Western Cape, who will compete at the National Indigenous Games Festival in Thswane from 21 – 24 September.   Read More

Safety partners working Better Together for Safer N2

17 September 2015

Joint Media Release by: Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant City of Cape Town Mayoral Committee Member: Safety and Security, JP Smith Read More

Good Samaritan Helps Department to House Granny (83) and Sick Daughter

16 September 2015

On Thursday the Provincial Minister of Human Settlements, Mr Bonginkosi Madikizela will hand over a house to 83-year-old Mrs Ruth Mazo, her daughter and grandson in Mandela Park, Khayelitsha. Read More

Violent Attack on Intercape Bus Completely Unacceptable

16 September 2015

Joint Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety and Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

DCAS Wins Bronze at Service Excellence Awards

16 September 2015

Premier Helen Zille hosted the second annual Service Excellence Awards on 8 September 2015. The awards acknowledge public servants and departments who have gone beyond what is expected of them and delivered excellent service. Read More

Violent attack on Intercape bus completely Unacceptable

16 September 2015

Joint media statement by the Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato; and Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant Read More

Minister Meyer attends MGRO 1 session

16 September 2015

Provincial Treasury yesterday kicked off the 2015 round of the now well established Municipal Governance, Review and Outlook 1 (MGRO1) contact sessions between Provincial Treasury and municipalities in the Western Cape. Read More

Oversight Visits

16 September 2015

Minister Meyer recently paid an oversight visit to a number of infrastructure projects in the Langeberg Municipality.  The municipal water works project in Montagu which upon completion will certainly add much needed sewerage capacity in the... Read More

Peace Negotiations between Taxi Associations

16 September 2015

Tensions between the Cape Amalgamated Taxi Association (CATA) and the Congress for Democratic Taxi Associations (CODETA) have prompted the Department of Transport and Public Works to support a mediation process to resolve the c Read More

Old Mutual and Nedbank: Proud Sponsors of the Better Together Games 2015

16 September 2015

On Wednesday, 16 September 2015, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) officially confirmed that Old Mutual and Nedbank, along with Read More

Overberg Drama Showcase a First for the District

15 September 2015

On Saturday 12 September 2015, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the first Overberg Drama Festival Showcase in the Swellendam Town Hall. Read More

Two structures lost in De Hoop fires

15 September 2015

Two structures on the De Hoop Nature Reserve have been lost following fires which started due to lightning strikes in the nature reserve on Monday. Read More

R45 million Hermanus CDC officially opened

15 September 2015

The Hermanus Community Day Centre (CDC) was officially opened today by Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo. The CDC is the first of its kind in the Overstrand sub-district. Since it opened its doors in December last year it has... Read More

Diazville High School Shines in Road Safety Competition

14 September 2015

Diazville High School from Saldanha Bay was crowned the winner of the annual Participatory Educational Techniques (PET) provincial competition at the Gene Read More

Change in Contact Details

14 September 2015

Please be advised that the Spokesperson to the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Mr. Sihle Ngobese, has changed cellphone number from 083 280 9199, to 076 083 6543. Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused. Read More