School Free Travel


New South Wales Travel Passes

Most students residing in New South Wales are eligible to apply for free bus transport to and from school. Such transport is provided only after presentation of an appropriate travel pass to the driver upon boarding the bus.


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Application for Travel by Eligible Students

Parents/Guardians must apply for a new travel pass in any of the following circumstances:


  • When the student has changed schools
  • When the student has changed residential address
  • When the student is moving from Year 2 to Year 3 at the same school
  • When the student is moving from Year 6 to Year 7 at the same school
  • When the student repeats a school year

An "Application for Travel by Eligible School Students" form is obtainable from your school or the office of Ulladulla Bus Lines, Lot 12, Deering St, Ulladulla, NSW 2539. After obtaining the signatures of a parent/guardian and the principal of the school, the completed application is processed by Ulladulla Bus Lines on behalf of the NSW Ministry of Transport. A laminated Travel Pass is then issued by Ulladulla Bus Lines to the appropriate school for distribution.


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Use of Pass Issued to Eligible Students

Free school travel is only available between home and school for school attendance and is available on school days only. Ulladulla Bus Lines offers half fare travel to students with SSTS pass when traveling outside of school hours and school holidays.


Passes are not transferrable and must be shown on demand. Therefore all students are advised to carry their Travel Pass with them on all school days. Students must present their Pass to the driver upon boarding or to a driver or inspector when requested.


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Tickets Available for Students not Eligible for NSW Passes

For those students not eligible for NSW Ministry of Transport Travel Passes (for example Primary School students who live less than 1.6km (radial distance) from the school or High School students who live less than 2km (radial distance) from the school), will be required to pay his or her fare accordingly.


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Withdrawal of Travel Passes

The NSW Ministry of Transport and Ulladulla Bus Lines reserves the right to withdraw a Travel Pass if investigation shows the student to be ineligible. Following notification to the parent/guardian, any issued pass must be surrendered to the school principal or Ulladulla Bus Lines and subsidised travel will cease immediately.


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Replacement Passes

Should a bus pass be LOST, STOLEN OR DAMAGED a replacement pass is available from the office of Ulladulla Bus Lines, Lot 12, Deering St, Ulladulla, NSW 2539, or by placing $10.00 in an envelope with the childs name, school and address and giving it to your bus driver.


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