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'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedQualified
Current Assets3 1004 7581 43914 011
Non-Current Assets7 9517 5007 7058 207
Total Assets11 05112 2589 14422 218
Current Liabilities3 4597 3783 3622 488
Non-Current Liabilities4---
Total Liabilities3 4637 3783 3622 488
Total Net Assets7 5884 8805 78219 730
Total Revenue51 46149 74944 67148 772
Revenue from Exchange Transactions1 9471 2221 7561 458
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions49 51448 52742 91547 314
Total Expenditure(48 753)(50 683)(58 587)(39 443)
Employee Related costs(16 626)(14 286)(12 047)(13 369)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year2 708(934)(13 316)9 339
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities(2 731)4 089(2 464)344
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(892)(257)(38)(558)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year3433 9991672 668
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure3 3596 9724 7124 498
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure12569 702279
Posts Approvedn/a615892
Posts Filledn/a454646
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