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Community Bus Charter

Community Transport

Community Bus

Mount Barker District Council has a Community Bus available for hire by local community groups, particularly those who are transport disadvantaged. The bus is for hire weekdays, weekends and evenings when not being utilised for regular Council services, and, when a registered and accredited Council volunteer driver is available.

The bus is air-conditioned and will accommodate 19 passengers or 15 passengers and 2 wheelchairs.

Hire Charges

Hire charges to charter the Mount Barker District Council Community Bus are:

  • $165 per full day including 100km and $1.65/km for extra kms
  • $82.50 per half day including 50kms and $1.65/km for extra kms

*prices include GST, fuel and the provision of a volunteer driver

A 12 seat bus can also be hired for $1.10/km when not being used by Council programs.


To book the Community Bus download and complete the Application and Conditions of Use Form and return to the Community Programs Unit as indicated on the form.

Community Bus Charter Hire Application Form(135 kb)

For further information contact

Community Programs Unit
Mount Barker District Council
Tel. 8391 7234

If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment:

  1. Contact us through the National Relay Service website
  2. Give the National Relay Service our number – 8391 7234

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Diversity Statement

The Community Programs Unit of Mount Barker District Council acknowledges the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals. We aim to deliver our services in a way that respects and welcomes diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences.