Request for presentations on corporate social investment in Western Cape sport

The Western Cape Provincial Parliament’s Standing Committee on Cultural Affairs and Sport invites interested corporates to briefly present their funding mechanisms for sport in the Western Cape. The purpose of the presentations is so that the committee may gain a better understanding of the successes and challenges that corporates face with regard to funding athletes/NGOs/federations/sports clubs. The committee also wishes to understand the processes that athletes NGOs/federations/sports clubs need to follow when applying for corporate funding.

Western Cape Appropriation Bill 2016

After the provincial budget was tabled in the provincial parliament by Finance Minister Ivan Meyer on 3 March, the budgetary process continues with meetings of the various standing committees to consider the different budgets votes of the portfolios in the Schedule to the Western Cape Appropriation Bill [B2-2016]. These committee meetings are scheduled from 7 to 16 March.


2016 State of the Province Address

Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, delivered her 2016 State of the Province Address (SOPA) during the Sitting of the House on 19 February.


The occasion also marked the official opening of the Provincial Parliament for the Third Session of the Fifth Parliament of the Western Cape. The event was attended by approximately 230 guests that included members of the Cape Town consular corps, municipal Speakers and mayors, religious leaders and other dignitaries.