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Community buses for hire

Community buses for hire

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

Buses available

  • A 12-seat automatic bus with air-conditioning, will carry 11 passengers plus the driver
  • An 11-seat automatic bus with air-conditioning, wheelchair hoist and anchor, will carry a wheelchair, 8 passengers and the driver. Without a wheelchair the bus 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

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 9404 8843 or hallbookings@whittlesea.vic.gov.au