Community Bus

The Shire of Cunderdin Community Bus is available for hire by community groups and organisations. The bus has a carrying capacity of 22 people (without wheelchairs) including the driver. The bus is housed at the Shire Depot and the Shire will ensure that the bus is service and fuelled prior to use.

Council’s Insurance Policy provides cover for any organisation who hires the Community Bus, on the condition the nominated driver has the necessary licence to drive the vehicle. The cover is extended to all passengers on the bus in addition to any damage to property that may belong to a third party. Where any injuries or damage to private property results from the negligence of the driver and/or passengers, no liability is accepted by Council or its insurers.

Conditions Of Hire

The driver must hold a ‘LR’ or ‘HR’ Class Licence with an ‘F’ endorsement.

The bus is to be returned in the same clean and tidy condition as when it was collected. If any repairs or interior cleaning is required a charge will be imposed on the group responsible for hiring the bus.

There is to be no smoking on the bus and no food or beverages are to be consumed.

Any damage to the bus, either internally or externally is to be reported to the Shire of Cunderdin immediately upon return.

Booking Procedures

Community bus booking costs Information
Hire RateFee
Casual Hire $0.75 per Km
Casual Hire Senior Citizens & Schools Casual Hire Senior Citizens & Schools
Fuel Charges at Current Rate
Cleaning Charges $57.00 per hr

Please note: all prices above include GST.

Procedure

  1. Application form must be filled out prior to hire date
  2. Date, time and name must be recorded & booked on the front desk diary
  3. A copy of the application form should be given to Workshop Supervisor so he can have the bus ready for pick up and record the odometer reading before departure
  4. Once the bus has been returned the Workshop Supervisor is to record the odometer reading and return to the office, informing them if the bus was not cleaned or not returned with a full tank of fuel
  5. Admin Officer to sign completed form and give to Finance Officer to create a tax invoice

Additional information

  • The bus seats 25 people including the driver
  • Can only be returned on a week day

Bus hire application form is available here for download.