South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA)

Contact Details

Physical: 111 Harrington Street, Cape Town, 8001
Postal: PO Box 4637, Cape Town, 8000
Tel: 021 462 4502
Fax: 021 462 4509


The South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) is a statutory organisation established under the National Heritage Resources Act 25 of 1999, as the national administrative body responsible for the protection of South Africa’s cultural heritage.

The Agency's vision is of a nation united through heritage. SAHRA's mission in fulfilling its mandate is to promote social cohesion in South Africa by: identifying, conserving and managing heritage resources in South Africa, so that they can contribute to socio-economic development and nation-building; developing norms, standards and charters for the management of heritage resources in South Africa, and codes of international best practices; and contributing to skills and knowledge production and transformation in heritage resources management in South Africa and beyond.

Office Bearers/Management

Prof S Bouillon
Chief Executive Officer
Ms V Baduza

Prof Susan Bouillon
Deputy Chairperson:
Council Members:
Prof Henry Bredekamp
Ms Reyhana Gani
Dr Mthobeli Guma
Dr Gregory Houston
Mr Donald Lithole
Mr Moses Makhweyane
Dr Antonia Malan
Mr Mohlomi Massoa
Mrs Mpho Molapisi
Mr Ncedile Saule
Ms Thembeka Semane
Mr Jonathan Sharfman
Chief Executive Officer:
Ms Veliswa Baduza
Chief Financial Officer:
Ms Catherine Motsisi
Senior Management:
Ms Marika Krieg (Executive Officer: Corporate Services)
Ms Mamakomoreng Nkasi Lesoana (Executive Officer: Heritage Information, Policy and Skills Development)
Ms Lungisa Malgas (Company Secretary)
Mr Dumisani Sibayi (Executive Manager: Heritage Conservation Management)
Communications Officers:
Mr Thomas Khakhu (Communication and Marketing Manager)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedQualified
Current Assets60 25978 89075 77082 059
Non-Current Assets77 30767 52766 70034 969
Total Assets137 566146 507142 811117 028
Current Liabilities6 5408 6666 6685 499
Non-Current Liabilities7 9677 8397 0727 026
Total Liabilities14 50716 50513 74012 525
Total Net Assets123 059130 002129 071104 503
Total Revenue78 98952 42648 98843 198
Revenue from Exchange Transactions5 1586 0095 1616 256
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions73 83046 41743 82841 942
Total Expenditure(93 832)(51 925)(56 872)(43 234)
Employee Costs(32 992)(29 547)(27 254)(22 125)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year(14 843)501(7 884)4 964
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities(40 785)3 633(5 484)40 341
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(2 680)(643)(1 481)(1 293)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year33 74677 47074 48681 471
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure4 0274 3448 3658 533
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure175178306236
Posts Approvedn/an/an/an/a
Posts Filled9483n/an/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

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