To lead in the delivery of government infrastructure and related services.
The Department of Transport and Public Works delivers infrastructure and services to promote socioeconomic
outcomes and safe, empowered and connected communities.
The core functions of the Department are to deliver a transport system inclusive of the provincial road
network, social and economic infrastructure; and to optimally utilise the provincial property portfolio
(excluding human settlements property).
Main services of the Department are the following:
Construction and maintenance of education, health and general buildings facilities and provincial road
Administration of motor vehicle licences, vehicle fitness testing and driver testing.
Administration of public transport operating licences.
Monitoring of subsidised bus services
Establishment of subsidised public transport services.
Offering of bursaries to study in the engineering and built environment sector.
Construction related skills development.
Utilisation of the immovable asset portfolio to the benefit of the public.
Provision of traffic law enforcement services.
Facilitation of road safety education, communication and awareness.
Provision of training and development opportunities to traffic policing and other law enforcement
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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