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June 2017 - issue 12 (extract)

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January 2017 - issue 11 (extract)

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October 2016, issue 10 (extract)

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July 2016, issue 9 (extract)

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April 2016, Issue 8 (extract)

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October 2015, Issue 7 (extract)

sacta AGM    Thursday 5th November at 10am
Please join us for a networking morning tea from 10:00 -10:30am followed by the AGM and a short presentation about our inaugural transport forum held in June.

Purple House

We are delighted to welcome our newest members Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku aka the Purple House who are based in Alice Springs.

Tennant Creek Transport Service

In our last newsletter we featured new members Tennant Creek Transport Service and we are now very pleased to share with you some exciting news.  On 16 September they launched their new disability friendly bus which will operate on the fixed route service around the town of Tennant Creek ...(end of extract).


August 2015, Issue 6 (extract)

Commonwealth Home Support Programme National Fees Policy Consultation Paper
The Assistant Minister for Social Services confirmed in a media release in June 2015 that following feedback, a decision has been made to look at a fees framework instead of a mandatory fees policy. The fees framework will outline principles that providers can adopt in setting their fees.

Tennant Creek Transport

Tennant Creek residents are now enjoying a new bus service which is running five days a week throughout the town. The service is the first of its kind in Tennant Creek and started just as the town’s only taxi suspended its operations.

Queensland Community Transport Industry Association 2015 Annual Conference

“NAVIGATING THE JIGSAW… Connecting the Pieces” Thursday 27th and 28th August 2015

RAA Education Programs - CarFit | Years Ahead | Lifestyle

CarFit is an educational program designed to provide advice and information to older drivers. CarFit offers tailored individual advice on how you and your car can "fit" together to maximise safety and comfort... (end of extract).


April 2015, Issue 5 (extract)

Special Points of Interest:

  • ACTA Submission to the Commonwealth Home Support Program
  • Conferences
  • Re-imagining Adelaide's Public Transport
  • Latest News

Australian Community Transport Association (ACTA) Inc

ACTA circulated draft Commonwealth Home Support Programme documents to its members to ask for  feedback, in order to prepare a collective response to the Commonwealth on behalf of Community Transport providers across Australia.  In brief, the Board supports the development and implementation of a national fees and funding model for the CHSP and the proposal for clients to contribute to the cost of service delivery, wherever possible (end of extract).


December 2014, Issue 4 (extract)

New sacta management committee

Sacta held its inaugural AGM on Wednesday 12 November 2014, held at the City of Unley.  For those of you that were unable to attend, the Secretary, Treasurer and Communications reports that were presented at the meeting are available on the sacta website under (members area/sacta meetings/sacta AGM 2014).

Driving and Dementia - new resource

The NRMA and Alzheimer's Australia NSW launched a new guide in October 2014 called "Staying on the Move with Dementia".  The guide will help people with dementia prepare for life without a driver's licence.

Inaugural South Australian Community Transport Forum - Wednesday 24th June 2015

More details later, but please pop this date in your 2015 calendar (end of extract).


September 2014, Issue 3 (extract)

Official Launch of SActa & website

Thank you to everyone that was able to attend our official launch and the unveiling of the sacta website on Wednesday 20th August 2014.  For those that could not make it, we covered a brief history behind the development of the peak body, introduced the steering committee members, unveiled the new look branding and logo for sacta as well as the new website, and gave a précis of “where to from here?” 

SActa Inaugural Annual General Meeting - Wednesday 12th November 2014 @ 10am

This is your opportunity to have a say in the future directions of sacta, and to join the committee (if you work in a regional or  remote area we welcome your participation).

Community Transport (CT) Consultancy

The Australian Community Transport Association (ACTA) has received a grant from the Commonwealth Government to undertake consultancies and gather evidence/information and service provider views around a National Fees Policy and a Sustainable Funding Model for CT...(end of extract). 


June 2014, Issue 2 (extract)

sacta Update

We are currently up to 40 members comprising 15 Local Government transport providers, 8 Community Passenger Networks, 11 NFP service providers (including: Leukaemia Foundation, Anglicare, Helping Hand) and 6 Associate memberships (including: COTA, DPTI, Seniors Information Service).

sacta Website

The new sacta website is well on its way! A new initiative is to include a ‘hotspot map’ which will provide a direct link for visitors to their regional Community Passenger Network (CPN). This will enable access to local transport information, and help provide a link for all community transport service providers to work collaboratively with their local CPN.

The website will have a member’s login section, which will provide much more information just for members, for example, we are developing an Innovative Projects and Ideas page... (end of extract).


March 2014, Issue 1 (extract)

Welcome to our first sacta Newsletter; as stated in our objectives, we are working towards facilitating information sharing and improving communication between members. This newsletter is also an opportunity to let you know how sacta is progressing.  We are pleased to inform you that to date we have received 35 membership applications for the newly incorporated South Australian Community Transport Association (sacta).

To everyone who has helped distribute information about what we aim to achieve with our new association, and to all of you who have joined so far, thank you, we look forward to working with you... (end of extract).


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