COVID-19 update

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak (Coronavirus) in Australia and across the globe, Wakefield Regional Council is taking proactive measures to stop the spread. Our front counter remains open but please call or email us in the first instance. We are trying to minimise risk to our people and our community so, if you can carry out business with us online or on phone, do so.

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Community Bus Services in the Wakefield Region

Council owns a community bus, available for all residents and provides regular and affordable transport from around the Council area to scheduled local and metropolitan services and shops - bookings are essential. Disabled access and home pick up from the townships listed can be arranged for exceptional circumstances upon request.


Scheduled Trips

Trip                                                                                            Fees

Happy Shoppers’ Balaklava to Elizabeth shopping trips once a month on Mondays   



Port Wakefield to Balaklava (every second Wednesday)  



Port Wakefield to Munno Para Shopping City (bi-monthly on Monday)  



Balaklava to Elizabeth via Owen and Hamley Bridge (every second Wednesday):


Balaklava to Elizabeth


Owen to Elizabeth


Hamley Bridge to Elizabeth




Local Balaklava shopping days (Thursdays)   


Gold coin donation

Download the Community Bus Schedule(54 kb)



Bookings must be made through the Council office 08 8862 0800.

For further information on Council's Community Bus, please refer to the Community Bus Guidelines(64 kb)


Group Hire

Group Hire within Balaklava                                                                                         $20 hire + $2 per person

Group Hire within Council area                                                                                     $20 hire + $5 per person

Group hire outside of Council area to be assessed upon application


*prices include GST and fuel. Designated driver must be a registered volunteer of Council.



Mid North Community Passenger Network

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The Mid North Community Passenger Network provides information on transport options across the region. Some coordination of transport is available to those who are transport disadvantaged (eligibility criteria apply).

Phone 8842 1677 for transport options or visit the website


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