Social Affairs

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Social Development and Women, Youth, Children and People with Disabilities.

Social Development Prioritises Early Childhood Development

Department of Social Development

The social development department has vowed, in its Strategic Plan 2015-2020, to develop a policy for early childhood development (ECD) that will look to expand ECD services and increase subsidies.

A draft ECD policy was published for comment in March 2015.

New Social Grants in Place

Department of Social Development

The social development department has confirmed the increases in social grants announced during Budget 2015 in February.

In Notice 277 in Government Gazette 38647, the increases have been published in terms of the Social Assistance Act of 2004.

Pensions for Occupational Injuries to Increase

Department of Labour

Pensions linked to the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act are to be increased.

The proposed amendments were published in Government Gazette 38643.

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