News and Speeches Archive

Speech delivered by Dr Ivan Meyer at the 2011 Sport Legends Awards

14 December 2011

Ladies and gentlemen, legends, colleagues, these awards have become one of the annual highlights for me, and it gives me great pleasure to once again meet and dine with the Western Cape's sporting legends. Read More

Western Cape Department of Agriculture Year-End Speech

12 December 2011

HOD, senior managers and all employees at the Western Cape Department of Agriculture present here today: Thank you for working so hard and for being so dedicated that we can reflect on 2011 in the proud manner we can today. Read More

Provincial Treasury Adjusted Estimates Speech 2011

4 December 2011

Provincial Treasury Adjusted Estimates Speech 2011 Read More

Department of Economic Development and Tourism 2011/2012 Budget Adjustments (Vote 12)

4 December 2011

Honourable Speaker, Cabinet Colleagues, Leader of the Opposition, Members of the Provincial Parliament, Director-General and Heads of Departments, Colleagues and friends, Citizens of the Western Cape, Read More

Department of Health 2011/2012 Budget Adjustments

4 December 2011

The amount initially approved for Health in the 2011/2012 financial year was R13 395 billion and, after additions in this adjustment budget, the total health budget increases to R13 428 billion - an increase of R33 85 million. 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

Western Cape Governance Review Speech

30 November 2011

Speaker, Members of the House. Read More

Building Partnerships to Prevent Violence and Increase Safety

27 November 2011

Building Partnerships to Prevent Violence and Increase Safety in Areas Affected by Drug-Related Crimes and ViolenceMy goal, and the goal of the Western Cape Government, is to make this province a safer place for all its residents. Read More

Department of Human Settlements' Annual Report Debate

23 November 2011

The delivery of integrated and sustainable human settlements is an extremely complex endeavour. It must be guided by the correct strategy and implemented in the face of challenging conditions. Read More

Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Expenditure 2011 Speech

22 November 2011

Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Expenditure 2011 Speech Read More

Medium Term Budget Policy Statement 2012-2015 and Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Expenditure 2011 Speech

22 November 2011

Medium Term Budget Policy Statement 2012-2015 and Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Expenditure 2011 Speech Read More

Minister Botha on Health Care 2020

9 November 2011

As we are moving towards the end of 2011, it is appropriate and significant to take a retrospect look at the past decade and to turn the lens in the direction of our next milestone - Health Care 2020.Retrospect: Health Care 2010 Read More

Welcoming Speech: Annual Biodiversity Review

9 November 2011

Welcoming Speech: Annual Biodiversity Review Read More

National Teaching Awards - Provincial Awards

27 October 2011

Distinguished Guests Awards Recipients Members of the Teaching Profession and the WCED Ladies and GentlemenIt is a great pleasure to be here today celebrating excellence in teaching. Read More

Address to Taxi Industry

26 October 2011

I want to say a very special thank you to the Executive of Santaco in the Western Cape. I would like to thank you in your personal capacities because of the courage you have shown over the past few years. Read More

Making Cities Resilient - Cape Town is Getting Ready

10 October 2011

As the minister responsible for Local Government and Environmental Affairs in the Western Cape Province, I am also responsible for the oversight of the effective implementation of the Disaster Management Act in the Province. Read More

Minister Madikizela's Address at the Handover of High-Density Housing Units

6 October 2011

I want to thank everyone for helping build these houses. Everything we do is with taxpayers' money, and you the people have given us a lot of responsibility to build these houses for you. When we work together, as government and community, we are... Read More

Launch of Afrikaans Space Dictionary

5 October 2011

Ladies and gentlemen, astronautical language practitioners, engineers and specialists, it is a great honour for me to be here today, as culture meets science with the launch of an Afrikaans Space Dictionary. Read More

Provincial Economic Review and Outlook 2011 Speech

28 September 2011

Honourable Speaker,Premier and Cabinet colleagues,Leader of the Opposition,Members of the provincial parliament,Director-General,Heads of Department,Business leaders,The media,Special guests,Citizens of the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Carlisle: The Legacy of Nelson Mandela, Post-1994

21 September 2011

The Honourable Witbooi said we must go back to before 1994 and I agree with her.I first saw Nelson Mandela in either 1957, or 1958 - I can't remember exactly - at a rally in Victory Square in Western Native Township. Read More

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