School Services

Tinonee Bus Co provide a range of school bus services to the following government and non government schools either directly or with connections to other operators.

If the school is not highlighted please contact our office.

Chatham High School St Joseph's Primary Wingham
Chatham Public School Taree Christian Community School
Cundletown Public School Taree High School
Manning Gardens Public School Taree Public School
Manning Valley Anglican College Taree TAFE
Wingham Public School Taree West Public School
Manning Adventist School Tinonee Public School
St Clare's High School Wingham Brush Public School
St Joseph's Primary Taree Wingham High School

Please see below for our School Bus Services.

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Application for Travel by Eligible Students

FOR ALL NEW APPLICATIONS & CHANGES TO EXISTING APPLICATIONS, PLEASE CONTACT DEPOT MANAGER ON 6551 0033 or go the website: https://apps.transport.nsw.gov.au

Eligibility Criteria - School Students

The table below summarises the eligibility criteria for free travel under SSTS.

CLASS  
K - Year 2 All Eligible for free school Travel
  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA - GREATER THAN:
  Radius From School Walking Distance Other Criteria
Years 3 - 6 1.6KM Radial Distance 2.3KM Walking Distance Health or Safety
Years 7 - 12 2.0KM Radial Distance 2.9KM Walking Distance Health or Safety

The eligibility criteria are applied in sequence. The year that the student is in is examined first.

  • Kindergarten to Year 2 students are eligible regardless of any other factors.
    RADIAL DISTANCE CRITERIA
  • If the Radial Distance exceeds that shown in the table, then the student is eligible.
  • If the Radial Distance is less than that shown in the table, the Walking Distance is then examined.
    WALKING DISTANCE CRITERIA
  • If the Walking Distance exceeds that shown in the table, then the student is eligible.
  • If the Walking Distance is less that that shown, Health & Safety issues are examined.
    HEALTH & SAFETY
  • Health or Safety criteria only needs to be examined when the age or distance criteria are not satisfied.

Parents/Guardians must apply for a new travel pass in any of the following circumstances:

  • When the student has changed schools
  • When the student has changed residential address
  • When the student is moving from Year 2 to Year 3 at the same school
  • When the student is moving from Year 6 to Year 7 at the same school
  • When the student repeats a school year

An "Application for Travel by Eligible School Students" form is obtainable from your school or the office of Tinonee Bus Co. After completing the form and signing by a parent or guardian please send to school or hand to bus driver.

TAFE Students

To be eligible a TAFE student must be under 18 years of age on 1 January of the year of application, and;

  • Enrolled in a full-time TAFE course for a minimum of 20 hours per week.
  • Not employed
  • Living more than 3.2 kms from the college by the most direct practical walking route and attending the college closest to their home where enrolment is available.

Students who are temporary residents of Australia?

Please contact our office

School Students Behaviour on Buses

Travel by bus for all students is subject to them conforming to the Code of Conduct
For a copy of this code of conduct please contact our office