Oak Valley (Maralinga) Aboriginal Corporation was established in 1985 as a Community outstation for Anangu people displaced from the Maralinga Lands for the British atomic tests. Oak Valley (Maralinga) Aboriginal Corporation managed the establishment of the Community including housing, roads, airfield and other infrastructure. The Community is now serviced with a store, health clinic, aged care centre, youth program, Municipal Services, Mens and Women Community Development Program, Rangers program and a school. The art Centre provides and outlet for local art work.
The health clinic provides primary health care to the community, monitoring ongoing health issues such as diabetes, hypertension, antenatal and post-natal care, child and school health. The health clinic also provides a support service to mothers and babies. Their main role is health education, hosting visiting specialists and referrals for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS).