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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)

$5 Return

$3 One Way

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 $10

Owen to Elizabeth        $8

Hamley Bridge to Elizabeth $6

Local Balaklava shopping days (Thursdays)



Bookings must be made through the Council office on 08 8862 0800 or email

Scheduled Bus Times 

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.

Bus Hire Application Form

Become a volunteer bus driver

To register your interest in becoming a volunteer bus driver, fill in the below form and send it to

Volunteer Registration Form

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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