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1A branch of an organization situated at some distance from its headquarters.‘information is passed between the Grid Control Centre and the outstations’
- ‘My advice is to go out and buy a dictionary of art terms and then visit the fair, its outstations and a few commercial galleries.’
- ‘Skateraw could become an outstation of the National Galleries, both as the repository of the archive and as home to new temporary shows and possibly to a sculpture park.’
- ‘We're just summer sailors who've discovered a nice spot, so we establish an outstation for the club.’
- ‘Having completed two free coaching clinics, the SLTA plans many more of these clinics in the outstations.’
- ‘There was no real reason to make costly improvements to these outstations.’
- ‘These men suffered tremendous hardship and sacrifice to help open up this country and provide supplies to the distant outstations.’
- ‘Other register offices register births in hospitals and perhaps have outstations in other public buildings, but we were the first to go into a supermarket.’
- ‘We began on August 1, 2000 with 66 children at one of our outstations.’
- 1.1Indian [as modifier]Working in a place where one does not live.‘an outstation journalist’
- ‘Mr. Chandy says that the gates have to be shut on time since the groups (including outstation participants, colleges and schools) themselves come with over 40 persons.’
- ‘There will be accommodation and lunch for outstation students.’
- ‘For the student organisers of the show, planning and scheduling the various events, looking after the guests and arranging a pleasant stay for the outstation participants were useful exercises in logistics and hospitality.’
- ‘For many women who are associated with NGOs working on public health issues, attending outstation training programs made things more difficult.’
- ‘It is a massive exercise in logistics to play host to several dozen outstation teams, arrange suitable accommodation, supply all the meals on time, and arrange transportation too.’
- 1.2Australian, NZ A part of a farming estate that is separate from the main estate.
- ‘This former farming outstation at Koonya, near Port Arthur, housed convicts in the 1850s, and has its own museum and restored buildings.’
- 1.3Australian An autonomous Aboriginal community situated at some distance from a centre on which it depends.
- ‘It served more than 40 outstations and communities.’
- ‘She first encountered the phenomenon when one of her colleagues from the Top End related the story of a man who was evacuated from an outstation with a deteriorating medical condition.’
- ‘This means that the community provides the most necessary services for the outstations around it.’
- ‘Dr Bill Griffiths is director of the Northern Territory Catholic Education Office, which has schools in five major Indigenous communities and two outstations.’
- ‘The Australian Electoral Commission goes to extraordinary lengths to provide voting facilities in outstations.’
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