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Hire the community bus

The community bus will not be available for bookings until further notice.

  • We have a community bus that community groups in Cardinia Shire can hire. 
  • The Toyota Hi-Ace has 11 seats (including driver) and has a wheelchair hoist for 1 wheelchair. It is an automatic and uses Diesel fuel.
  • Contact us to make a booking request.

You are eligible if your community group/organisation is:

  • non-profit
  • based in Cardinia Shire
  • able to demonstrate you are providing services which directly and significantly benefit the whole community or a specific target group in Cardinia Shire.


  • Priority is given to those who are disadvantaged geographically, physically, socially or economically.
  • The bus is not to be used for private, commercial or profit-making purposes.
  • We reserve the right to refuse a eject any booking.
  • $8 per hour (including GST) - extra charge of 60 cents per kilometre for any journey over 400 kilometres.
  • A valid copy of the nominated bus driver's licence.
  • Transport Safety Victoria's certification or evidence that registration has been applied for.
  • Copy of public liability insurance.

To request to book the bus please email or call 1300 787 624 and let us know:  

  • your community organisation’s name
  • name of contact person
  • contact person’s phone number and email address
  • dates/times you want to book the bus.

We will get back to you to confirm availability and provide you with the forms to complete to finalise the booking.