Council owns a 26 seat (24 plus the driver, plus a wheelchair) Toyota Bus which is available for hire by persons in our Council District.
The passenger number has been limited to 16 persons – no use of the middle/central row of seats on the bus to enable social distancing.
Bus Hire Fees for the 2020/2021 Financial Year:
Category of Hirer
Category A – within the district
Category A – outside of district
$1.00 per km
$1.25 per km
$1.50 per km
Cleaning Charge (Per Hour)
Category A – Rates for groups servicing frail older people and people with a disability and the aged (at least 80% of the members must be over 65 yrs)
Category B – Rates for local users providing a community service (includes most sporting bodies)
Category C – Rates for other local users (includes individuals regardless of their age)
(Fuel is included in the hire charge).
Council has a list of approved volunteer drivers.
To become a volunteer driver, application forms are available at the Council Office, Mortlock Street, Tumby Bay.