Community Bus Hire

The purpose of the bus is to provide transport for community groups, and other groups as required.

The Community bus has a carrying capacity of 21 passengers including the driver. 

Booking Procedures

Bookings can be made at the Shire Administration Office during normal office hours (9.00am to 4.30pm) Monday - Friday (excluding public holidays) or by filling out the below form.

Standard charge - $0.80 per km (inc GST)

Driver class - 'LR' licence required for the Community bus.

The Bus Hire Form is to be completed when a booking is made.


  • No smoking on the bus.
  • All maintenance to be carried out by authorised Shire staff only.
  • Only authorised persons who hold a current ‘LR' class license are permitted to drive the COMMUNITY bus, provided that the bus is hired by a group.
  • Paying passengers require a bus driver with an ‘F' Class license.
  • Passengers are required to remain seated at all times whilst the bus is in motion.
  • Interior of the bus to be cleaned by the hirer at conclusion of journey.  Floors must be swept and mopped.
  • Outside of the bus to be washed and cleaned, windows inside and out.  This is to the Shire's standard.
  • No BOND will be charged but any damage to the bus, either internally or externally is to be reported to the Shire Office immediately and paid in full by the Hirer.
  • Upon return of the bus, any repairs or interior cleaning required will be charged to the group responsible for hiring the bus.
  • The bus will be fully fuelled when collected and is to be re-fuelled prior to return.
  • The bus contains a First Aid Kit & Heart Defibrilator and located at the front of the bus.
  • The driver or organiser must record the odometer reading prior to the journey's departure.
  • The driver or organiser must record the odometer reading at the conclusion of the journey.
  • Moderate Alcohol Consumption by passengers.
  • ZERO BLOOD ALCOHOL applies for the Driver.

Request for Hire: Community Bus

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