A socially inclusive, creative, active and connected Western Cape.
We encourage excellence and inclusiveness in sport and culture through the effective, efficient and
sustainable use of our resources, and through creative partnerships. In moving to excellence and making
the Western Cape the sports and cultural centre of South Africa, we will create the conditions for access
and mass participation, talent identification and skills development.
Cultural Affairs and Sport is a tool that is used to assist with the building of a socially inclusive Western Cape
community. The Department’s four Programmes provide the following main services and core functions:
Programme 1: Administration provides overall financial and strategic management and administrative
support for the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport.
Programme 2: Cultural Affairs provides arts and culture, museum, heritage and language-related
services to the inhabitants of the Western Cape.
Programme 3: Library and Archive Services provides comprehensive library and archive services in the
Programme 4: Sport and Recreation provides sport and recreation activities for the inhabitants of the
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) sets out the detailed spending plans of each government department for the coming year.
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year: