Community Bus

West Wimmera Shire Council provides an eleven passenger mini bus for community groups to access for community transport needs.

From 1 July 2016 the community bus shall be based alternating between Council's Edenhope and Kaniva Customer Service Centres for one month each, as follows:

July 2018Edenhope
August 2018Kaniva
September 2018Edenhope
October 2018Kaniva
November 2018Edenhope
December 2018Kaniva
January 2019Kaniva
February 2019Edenhope
March 2019Kaniva
April 2019Edenhope
May 2019Kaniva
June 2019Edenhope

From 1 July 2016 the fee for using the community bus will be charged at $0.50 per kilometre, calculated from where the bus is collected, and the bus must be returned with a full tank of fuel.

How do I make a booking?

To make a booking please contact Council's Customer Service Centre in Edenhope | 5585 9900 or Kaniva | 5392 7700.

Bookings for the use of the community bus can not be made more than one month in advance.

To ensure that as many community groups may access the community bus as possible Council will restrict the use of the bus by individual groups to a maximum of three separate hires in any six month period.

Driver Requirements

To book the bus you will a need to complete a form nominating the driver and produce a valid current Victorian Driver's Licence. No licence endorsements are required to drive the community bus, a regular car licence is sufficient.

The bus is not to be driven by any person on a probationary licence.

Any person requiring further information concerning this matter should contact Mr. Ashley Roberts | Manager Finance | 03 5392 7700.

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