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School operations

School Bus Program

Resources

Eligibility Guide

There are a number of different criteria families are required to meet to be eligible for the school bus program. An eligibility guide is available below:

Applications and other forms

Apply for special transport consideration

Government schools should forward applications to their regional office for endorsement.

Applications from government and non-government schools must also be emailed to student.transport@education.vic.gov.au

Administration documents

Bus fares

Fares should be collected each term and paid via EFT or cheque to the Department.

Fare Remittance Advice Form – Schools must use this form to record collected fares each term, and submit this form to STU at student.transport@education.vic.gov.au

Contact details – Public Transport Victoria (PTV)

Public Transport Victoria (PTV) and is located at 750 Collins Street, Docklands 3008

Phone: 1800 800 007
Email: schoolbus@ptv.vic.gov.au

Journey planner advice on the public transport options available for students can be found on the PTV website:  www.ptv.vic.gov.au

Parent website

https://www.education.vic.gov.au/parents/going-to-school/Pages/travel-school.aspx

Resources page containing supporting resources and links for this topic, including application forms

Reviewed 17 September 2021

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