News and Speeches Archive

Help us to create #BoozeFreeRoads

30 December 2016

The good news is that each and every one of us can make a difference through our own behaviour. Read More

181 DUI arrests on Western Cape roads

29 December 2016

As new year celebrations approach, the Department of Transport and Public Works is asking motorists to make responsible decisions and not drive under the influence (DUI). Read More

Construction of Eerste River High School progressing well

29 December 2016

The construction of a new high school in Eerste River is progressing well. This R60 million project was commissioned by the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) for the Western Cape Education Department (WCED). Read More

Long weekend claims 19 lives on WC roads

28 December 2016

Report on weekend provincial traffic law enforcement operations Read More

Christmas Babies 2016

26 December 2016

The Western Cape Government Health is proud to announce that sixty-three babies were born on Christmas Day 2016 as reported by public health facilities throughout the Western Cape. Read More

Christmas eve crash claims 13 lives

24 December 2016

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

The safety of road users must always come first

23 December 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is doing everything in its power to create safer, #BoozeFreeRoads during the festive season and beyond. However, we cannot do it alone. We expect all road users to play their part by practising... Read More

Road deaths decrease in first 20 days of festive season

22 December 2016

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

New Worcester High School to open doors in 2017

22 December 2016

Construction of the new Worcester High School is nearing completion and the facility is expected to open its doors in January 2017. Read More

Ubuthakathi campaign promotes responsible drinking behaviour

22 December 2016

Over the last few days, commuters in Cape Town, Bellville, Grabouw, Caledon, Hermanus, Khayelitsha, Beaufort West and Atlantis have been shocked to come across an apparently badly injured man, staggering along with a beer bottle in his hand. Read More

New clinic in Louwville nears completion

21 December 2016

The construction of the long-awaited new clinic in Louwville, Vredenburg is nearing completion. Read More

Statement by Minster Dan Plato - Minister Plato condemns latest mall robberies

21 December 2016

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Minister Plato condemns latest mall robberies Date: 21 December 2016 Release: Immediate Read More

Good progress with tourist accommodation at Grootvadersbosch

20 December 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has made good progress with transforming 32 former forestry workers’ timber houses at the Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve near Heidelberg into “eco-unit” accommodation for tourists. Read More

Minister Marais Supports Sporting Activities As Part Of Reducing Alcohol Abuse

20 December 2016

On Monday, 19 December 2016 Minister Anroux Marais visited the alternative recreational activities programme, presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in partnership with the Department of Community Safety, at Thembelihle Read More

Good progress on Moorreesburg roadworks

20 December 2016

A R178 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to rehabilitate and resurface sections of the R311 and R45 in the Moorreesburg area is progressing well. Read More

Roadworks in the Citrusdal area begin

19 December 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started a project to reseal and rehabilitate five sections of the R393 and R303 near Eendekuil and Citrusdal. This R58 million project is expected to have been completed in mid-2017. Read More

13 fatalities on Western Cape roads

19 December 2016

Report on weekend provincial traffic law enforcement operations Read More

Committed to safer vehicles and safer journeys

19 December 2016

Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) traffic officials issued fines in the total amount of R76 400 for various infringements during recent public transport compliance and fatigue management sticker operations. Read More

Enhancing traffic law enforcement training

19 December 2016

Keanon Cloete (20) is one of 15 provincial traffic officer students from the Gene Louw Traffic College helping to make our roads safer this festive season. Read More

Minister Anroux Marais acknowledges legends who shaped sport pre−1992

15 December 2016

On 14 December 2016, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais proudly acknowledged 33 legends who made a significant contribution to the development, transformation and growth of sport in the Western Cape pre−1 Read More

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