Free State Tourism Authority

Contact details

Physical: 111 Zastron Street, Westdene, Bloemfontein
Postal: Private Box 9229, Bloemfontein, 9300
Tel: 051 404 0300
Fax: 051 404 0322


The mission of the Free State Gambling, Liquor and Tourism Authority is to promote legally compliant, responsible, sustainable and transformed gaming and liquor industries through effective licensing, regulating and reporting on the activities of the industries, and to market and promote the Free State province as a tourist destination of choice.

The Entity's strategic objectives are: to ensure the effective and efficient marketing of tourism, promotion of tourism and development of sustainable tourism within the province; an effective tourism marketing and promotion strategy; marketing initiatives adequately covering provincial geographic spread and seasonality; effective utilisation of media platforms; and hosting of events to promote the Free State province as a tourist destination of choice.

Note: The Free State Tourism Authority was merged with the Free State Gambling and Liquor Authority on 1 June 2017 to form the Free State Gambling, Liquor and Tourism Authority. The financials below reflect the figures for the Free State Tourism Authority.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr D Pillay
Board Members:
Mr K Dichabe (Acting CEO)
Ms M Gasela (CFO)
Ms L Lane
Mr M Mahabane
Mr J Mthembu
Mr L Mule
Mr K Dichabe (Acting)
Ms M Gasela
Senior Management:
Mr KJ Thole
Communications Officers:
Tshediso Lerumo (Communications Manager)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Current Assetsn/a3 1004 7581 439
Non-Current Assetsn/a7 9517 5007 705
Total Assetsn/a11 05112 2589 144
Current Liabilitiesn/a3 4597 3783 362
Non-Current Liabilitiesn/a4--
Total Liabilitiesn/a3 4637 3783 362
Total Net Assetsn/a7 5884 8805 782
Total Revenuen/a51 46149 74944 671
Revenue from Exchange Transactionsn/a1 9471 2221 756
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactionsn/a49 51448 52742 915
Total Expendituren/a(48 753)(50 683)(58 587)
Employee Related costsn/a(16 626)(14 286)(12 047)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Yearn/a2 708(934)(13 316)
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activitiesn/a(2 731)4 089(2 464)
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activitiesn/a(892)(257)(38)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Yearn/a3433 999167
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a3 3596 9724 712
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a12569 702
Posts Approvedn/an/a6158
Posts Filledn/an/a4546
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