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Parliament Briefed on Children’s Amendment Bill


Parliament Parliament has been briefed on the Children’s Amendment Bill. The bill was tabled in parliament at the end of August 2020. The bill’s explanatory summary was published in Government…

Children’s Amendment 2018


Draft bill full text Published in GG 42005 of 29 October 2018 Year of publication 2018 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 42005 of 29 October 2018 Explanatory…

Children’s Amendment Bill Tabled


Parliament The Children’s Amendment Bill has been tabled in parliament. The bill’s explanatory summary was published in Government Gazette 43656 on 26 August 2020. According to the explanatory summary, the…

Victim Support Services


Publication for the draft and Memorandum on the Objectives of the draft Bill for public comments published in GG 43528 on 17 July 2020

SASSA Shines Light on COVID-19 SRD Grant


South African Social Security Agency The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is to open its system again for approved applicants to change their preferred method of payment for the…

Parliament Briefed on National Drug Master Plan 2019-2024


Department of Social Development Parliament has been briefed on the National Drug Master Plan (NDMP) 2019-2024. The NDMP was launched on 26 June 2020. According to the social development department,…

Special COVID-19 SRD Grant Under the Spotlight


Department of Social Development The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has received over 8,5 million applications for the Special COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant. The social development department…

DSD Updates Parliament on COVID-19 Interventions


Department of Social Development The demand for food security is increasing which calls for a rethink on how the challenges are to be addressed. The social development department highlighted this…