The vision of the Department of Sport and Recreation is: An active and winning province through sport and recreation
The department’s mission is: To transform the sport and recreation environment through integrated, sustainable mass participation, development and high performance programmes at all levels by ensuring equitable access and alignment to government outcomes so as to improve the quality of life of all the citizens of KwaZulu-Natal
Among others, the core functions of the department are to:
Create a revitalised and transformed sport and recreation sector with improved corporate governance and accountability.
Address poverty by delivering key departmental services at ward levels through the war-room intervention programme.
Develop and implement a model for increasing funding for sport and recreation.
Promote social cohesion across society by ensuring that there are adequate facilities for the majority of
Regulate partnerships with municipalities for the development and maintenance of sport and recreation facilities.
Establish protocols to govern the relationships with the KZN Sport Confederation, district and local confederations and local ward committees.
Promote active and healthy lifestyles through integrated and sustainable mass-based programmes from local to provincial levels.
Improve the health and well-being of the nation by providing mass participation opportunities through active recreation.
Use sport as a means to inspire and unite people by providing an avenue for physical and social transformation.
Promote active and healthy lifestyles through integrated sustainable mass-based programmes from local to provincial levels.
Develop elite athletes by providing them with opportunities to excel at international competitions.
Develop and implement a talent identification toolkit that is inclusive of all participants in sport (athletes, coaches, administrators and technical officials).
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.
A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different expenditure budgets, depending on their requirements and available finances. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.
The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.
Budgeted and actual expenditure/allocations for a department can increase or decrease from year to year. Changes in expenditure for a department can be because of changes in the activities of the department, because of changes in priorities between departments, because of cost efficiencies or because of increases in the price of goods and services due to inflation.
The chart shows the department’s actual expenditure for past years, and budgeted expenditure for the current year and the upcoming three years of the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF). By adjusting these numbers to take inflation into account, it is possible to determine if a department’s expenditure is really increasing or decreasing in real terms, as compared to the rest of the economy.
Previous financial years indicate actual expenditure while upcoming financial years indicate estimated expenditure:
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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