Community buses are provided and maintained by us for use by not-for-profit organisations or groups in the municipality such as scouts and guides, schools and church groups. Buses are made available to enable these groups to conduct their activities.
Council has four buses available 24 hours per day, 52 weeks per year. These are as follows:
- two buses — 12 seater (driver and 11 passengers);
- one bus — 12 seater (driver and 11 passengers) sponsored by Bendigo Bank; and
- one bus — nine seater with wheelchair hoist and space for two wheelchairs.
How to book
Bookings for our community buses are managed by Connect Health Community Transport which can be contacted on 9575 5386.
Any group wishing to use a bus must complete an application form, agree to and sign the Conditions of Hire forms and provide copies of current drivers licence.
No special drivers licence is required to drive the community buses however drivers will be required to have a full driver's licence. Probationary drivers cannot drive the buses.