The Programme is responsible for the provision of effective management and administration of the Department and to ensure the effective and efficient use of financial and human resources.

The transversal focus of the Administration Programme means that the Programme indirectly supports the delivery of the two KZNDAC Strategic Goals, but the Programme specifically leads the delivery of Strategic

Goal 1: Sound corporate governance.

The Administration Programme is constituted by the following sub-programmes / branches:





    A) Administrative Services
    B) Corporate Governance
    C) Financial Management


The mission of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Arts and Culture is to provide world-class services in arts and culture for the people of KwaZulu-Natal by developing and promoting arts and culture and mainstreaming its role in social development; developing and promoting previously marginalised languages and enhancing linguistic diversity; collecting, managing and preserving archival, museum and other forms of information resources; and integrating and providing seamless art and culture services to the communities.

The Department’s strategic goals are to institutionalise and sustain good corporate governance; create an environment that fosters the development and preservation of all art forms and cultures; contribute towards the creation of sustainable livelihoods for the people of KwaZulu-Natal and nurture emerging entrepreneurs through arts and culture sectors; provide equitable access to world-class library, information, museum and archive services; facilitate transformation and economic growth through the arts and culture sectors; and improve service delivery by strengthening collaborative partnerships with other government departments, entities and private organisations.