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Community buses for hire

Local community groups can hire our buses for activities and sporting events.

Buses available

Two 11 seater automatic buses with air conditioning, wheelchair hoist and anchor. Buses will carry a wheelchair, 8 passengers and a driver, and without a wheelchair the buses will carry 10 passengers plus the driver.

Cost and bookings

There are 3 different rates for bus use:

  • Hourly rate - up to 4 hours block usage (from pick up to return)
  • Daily rate - over 4 hours between 9am and 4.30pm (from pick up to return)
  • Weekend rate - from 4.30pm Friday to 9am the following Monday
Community Bus Hourly Daily Weekend
Bus Group 1&3 $21.65 $113.30 $298.70
Bus Group 2 $28.85 $139.05 $360.50

Group 1- Disadvantaged groups

Group 2- Part community commercial

Group 3- Internal and community

Bookings can be made:

  • 6 months in advance for incorporated community groups
  • 4 weeks for all other users

Conditions of hire

  • the bus will be supplied with a full tank of petrol and must be filled on return
  • invoices will be sent out at the end of every month
  • travel is restricted to a 100km radius from our Council offices in South Morang
  • a current and valid driver’s licence must be produced before the booking is confirmed
  • drivers must be aged over 25 to drive the community buses

Contact us

For more details on hiring a community bus contact us on 9217 2170 or