Free State Gambling and Liquor Authority

Contact details

Physical: 111 Zastron, Westdene, Bloemfontein, 9301
Postal: Private Bag 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 Gambling and Liquor Authority was merged with the Free State Tourism 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 Gambling and Liquor Authority.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr D Pillay
Board Members:
Mr K Dichabe (Acting CEO)
Ms M Gasela (CFO)
Ms L Lane
Mrs S Mbiwe
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'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Current Assets13 94319 45210 35610 740
Non-Current Assets6 5524 2924 5611 809
Total Assets20 49523 70814 91712 549
Current Liabilities12 79913 7556 44911 021
Non-Current Liabilities29107223-
Total Liabilities12 82813 8626 67211 021
Total Net Assets7 6679 8468 2451 528
Total Revenue52 26348 77551 67148 570
Revenue from Exchange Transactions412525362319
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions51 85148 25151 30948 251
Total Expenditure(54 442)(47 154)(46 892)(46 280)
Employee Related costs(36 923)(31 665)(33 506)(34 099)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year(2 179)1 6224 7792 221
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities(1 525)10 1141 8705 672
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(3 887)(1 349)(1 671)(476)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year12 96818 5229 8879 368
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure1 0781 6742 2472 955
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure225724187
Posts Approvedn/a16316389
Posts Filled66706459
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