Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Arts and Culture.
An updated national youth policy has been released for public comment.
The Draft National Youth Policy 2014-2019, published in Gazette 38393, is an update on the previous policy and seeks to address new challenges impacting on South Africa’s youth.
Department of Arts and Culture
The fossil rich West Coast Fossil Park has been declared a national heritage site.
According to a notice in the Government Gazette (38232 / 943) of 28 November 2014, the Park, at Langebaanweg, is a five million years old fossil bed.
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) proposes it adopts English, isiZulu and Sepedi as its official languages.
The draft language policy has been published in the Government Gazette (38093 / 119 of 10 October 2014) for public comment.