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Thursday, April 7, 2016


Deadline: April 30, 2016

In terms of the National Heritage Resources Act, 1999 (Act 25 of 1999), the Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, invites members of the public to submit nominations of candidates to serve on the Council of the South African Heritage Resources Agency for the period August 1, 2016, to July 31, 2019.

Nominated candidates should possess broad knowledge and skills on the Council, inter alia, in the fields of Archaeology, Architecture, Amasiko, Financial Management, Law Palaentology, Shipwrecks, Social History, Victims of Conflict and Urban Planning. Candidates must be willing to render community service.

Anyone wishing to nominate a person for possible appointment to the Council of the South African Heritage Resources Agency should submit the following:

A letter containing full names, address and telephone numbers of the nominee, giving reasons for nomination;
Recently updated Curriculum Vitae of the nominee, including three contactable references;
A brief statement signed by the nominee explaining his/her suitability for appointment.

No nomination will be considered unless all of the above is included. Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates. Nominations are to reach the Director-General of the Department of Arts and Culture by April 30, 2016, marked for the attention of Kgaogelo Phasha to Private Bag X897, Pretoria, 0001 or email to

For telephonic enquiries, contact Kgaogelo Phasha on 012 441 3029.