Community Bus

Community Bus Fees

Council owns a 26 seat (24 plus the driver, plus a wheelchair) Toyota Bus which is available for hire by persons in our Council District.

Bus Hire Fees for the 2019/2020 Financial Year:

Category of Hirer


Category A – within the district

No Charge

Category A – outside of district

$1.00 per km

Category B

$1.25 per km

Category C

$1.50 per km

Cleaning Charge (Per Hour)


Category A – Rates for groups servicing frail older people and people with a disability and the aged (at least 80% of the members must be over 65 yrs)

Category B – Rates for local users providing a community service (includes most sporting bodies)

Category C – Rates for other local users (includes individuals regardless of their age)

(Fuel is included in the hire charge).

Council has a list of approved volunteer drivers.

To become a volunteer driver, application forms are available at the Council Office, Mortlock Street, Tumby Bay.

Bookings can be made by completing the booking form Policy 3.02 Community Bus Hire Application(26 kb) and emailing to or by phoning the Council Office on 8688 2101.



Tumby Bay is a beautiful coastal township of 1200 residents, who have chosen to establish livelihoods, raise families and retire in a safe and serene environment.

Contact us

District Council of Tumby Bay

Cnr Mortlock Street and West Terrace

PO Box 61, Tumby Bay SA 5605