Free school travel is available for many students in Townsville. To determine your level of subsidised travel, please review the options here.
*Please note changes to some school bus services in 2018. To view these changes, click here.
Distance Bus Travel Assistance for students living more than 3.2km for primary (years prep-6) or 4.8km for secondary (years 7-12) by the shortest trafficable route from their nearest state school. Non-state school students must live more than the required distance from both the nearest state school and non-state of the type attended. This is only a brief eligibility summary, for full details go to http://translink.com.au/travel-information/network-information/school-transport
Safety Net Bus Travel Assistance students who do not meet the distance requirements listed above must be listed as a dependant on the applicant’s Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession Card or Department of Veterans’ Affairs Pensioner Concession Card. Students who have a card issued in their own name or are subject to a Child Protection Order may also qualify for Safety-Net assistance. This is only a brief eligibility summary, for full details go to http://translink.com.au/travel-information/network-information/school-transport
PO Box 546, Aitkenvale QLD 4814
This tertiary transport card application form is for new, replacement and renewal submissions.
Code of Conduct for School Students Travelling on Buses