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  • Aussie Travel Code is Released!

    The Outback Communities Authority working with the region's tourism body, Flinders Ranges and Outback SA Tourism (FROSAT) have launched the Aussie Travel Code.

    Read the media release by clicking here and find out about the cheeky online campaign engaging with the general travelling public regarding responsible travel in the Outback region.

  • oneOutback Edition 4

    The OCA is pleased to produce the September 2020 edition of oneOutback.

    Click here to find out what has been happening across the Outback.

    Thank you to all the communities that have contributed with photos and stories.

  • Leigh Creek News

    The July 2020 edition of the Leigh Creek News is now available.

    Click here to find out what's happening in Leigh Creek.

  • Outback Futures Project

    The Outback Communities Authority is inviting the Outback Community and regional stakeholders to identify what is wanted and needed for the long term sustainability of the Outback as its own unique and autonomous region of South Australia.

    Click here to read our special edition of oneOutback published as part of the Outback Futures Project.

  • Outback Futures Project Launched

    The Outback Communities Authority is inviting the Outback Community and regional stakeholders to
    identify what is wanted and needed for the long term sustainability of the outback as its own unique
    and autonomous region of South Australia.
     
  • Nomination for Membership

    Nominations are sought for membership of the Outback Communities Authority, a statutory body established to articulate the views, interests and aspirations of outback communities and to coordinate the provision of, and promote improvements in, public services and facilities in outback communities.

  • oneOutback Edition 3

    Thank you to everyone who contributed to the third edition of oneOutback!

    You can read this edition by clicking here.

    The OCA is very grateful to receive photos and stories from all over the region to share in this publication, so please keep sending things through to us for our upcoming editions. It is so good to share experiences and projects that are happening across the amazing Outback Community.

  • Consultation now open for Andamooka and Iron Knob

    The Outback Communities Authority (OCA) has drafted the 2020-21 Community Affairs Resourcing and Management (CARM) agreements (including a Community Contribution Scheme) for the Andamooka and Iron Knob areas for consultation.

    Click here for more information - Andamooka

    Click here for more information - Iron Knob

  • Business Plan and Budget 2020-21

    Community Input Sought On Strategic Direction for the Outback The Outback Communities Authority (OCA) has commenced consultation on its draft Business Plan and Budget for 2020-21 and is seeking input from those with an interest in the outback.

    The annual Business Plan and Budget focuses on key issues for 2020-21. Being fundamentally linked to the Strategic Management Plan 2020-25 the Business Plan and Budget sets the Authority’s priorities for 2020-21. The OCA encourages anyone that has an interest in Outback SA to have a say on how the Business Plan and Budget might be improved.

  • oneOutback Edition 2

    The second edition of the oneOutback newspaper is available here. Read all about the success of outback events and what's happening across the Outback in general.

    This edition also includes extreme weather photos - a big thank you to those who provided an insight into weather events experienced, varying from severe dust storms to flooding.

    oneOutback is only as good as the articles provided so we look forward to hearing from you. Grab a cup of coffee, sit back and enjoy reading edition 2 of oneOutback.