Getting Around - Transport
The Council provides transport for eligible citizens to and from local shopping centres and social programs.
Transport services are available for frail older people or adults living with disabilities, who are unable to drive and have difficulty accessing public transport.
These services are supported by a dedicated team of Council volunteers who pride themselves on providing a friendly and professional service.
Please note: There may be waiting lists for some of our community transport services.
Weekly transport to and from local shopping centres and various Council run social programs.
The community bus is equipped with disability access.
Cost: $2.00 each way ($4.00 return)
|Wednesday morning||Avenues Shopping Centre||Hackney, College Park, St Peters, Stepney, Maylands, Joslin|
|Thursday morning||Marden Shopping Centre||Glynde, Payneham, Marden, Royston Park, Felixstow, Evandale|
|Friday morning||Norwood Parade Shopping Precinct||Norwood, Kensington, Marryatville, Heathpool, Kent Town|
|Friday afternoon||Firle Plaza Shopping Centre||Firle, Payneham South, St Morris, Trinity Gardens|
Social Support Programs Officer
T: 08 8366 4595
Transport to and from local shopping centres
A community car service is available to residents who do not have the physical capacity to use the community bus. The service provides fortnightly or weekly transport to and from local shopping centres. An escorted shopping service where a support worker will accompany you to the supermarket and assist with your shopping. This service is available on a fortnightly basis.
If a resident is unable to do their own shopping, a shopping list service is available, where one of the Council's Community Care Officers will complete a pre-prepared shopping list for the resident.
To find out more about this service visit our Help at Home page.
Transport to and from shopping centres: $3.50 each way ($7.00 return).
Escorted shopping: $10.00 per service.
Community Care Officer
T: 08 8366 4611
Red Cross transport services (non-Council service)
Red Cross provides a door to door transport service to assist you to attend non-urgent medical appointments and social outings if you have no other transport options.
Is this service for you
This service is for people who are elderly or have a disability and have no means of transport to non-urgent medical appointments or social outings.
About the service
A Red Cross volunteer will collect you from your home and drive you to your appointment. For further details about how the service works in your state as well as the specific locations where the service is provided contact your local Red Cross office.
T. 1800 246 850
Interested in becoming a Community Bus Program volunteer?
Vacant Community Bus roles include Community Bus Assistant.
If you are interested in this volunteer role, please complete our online Volunteer Enquiry Form