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Legislation on Disability-related Grants Under the Spotlight


Department of Social Development The social development department plans to review legislation governing disability-related grants. During a briefing to parliament’s social development committee, the department pointed out that the review…

Draft 2021 Fees for Social Service Professions Drawn Up


Department of Social Development Proposed fees payable by the social service professions for 2021 have been drawn up. The social development department published the proposed fees in Government Gazette 44073…

President Ramaphosa Signs Social Assistance Amendment Act


The Presidency President Ramaphosa has signed the Social Assistance Amendment Act into law. Parliament passed the Social Assistance Amendment Bill and sent it to president Ramaphosa for assent in October…

Zulu Updates on Social Relief Measures to Mitigate COVID-19


Department of Social Development The social development department has made significant progress to implement the North Gauteng Court Order on Foster Care. The social development minister, Lindiwe Zulu, highlighted this…

Fund-Raising Amendment 2020


Explanatory Summary published in GG 43801 on 13 October 2020

National Plan on Social Work Graduates in the Pipeline


Department of Social Development A National Plan to address the root causes of the failure to absorb social work graduates is to be developed. The social development department announced this…