The Student Conveyance Program ensures that schools support eligible families to receive financial assistance with the cost of transporting students to and from school where the student:
The conveyance allowance is a contribution towards transport costs and is not intended to cover the full cost of transporting children to and from school.
The conveyance allowance may be available to students attending government or non-government schools who:
There are four claim periods with each period corresponding to one of the 4 terms of the school year.
In the township of Wangaratta, if the student lives more than 4.8kms from the school, they can be eligible for free bus travel on the Fallons town bus.
Application forms are available here or from the general office.
More information can be found at the Department of Education website.
Please contact Barb Patterson on 03 5723 0500 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Students who attend Wangaratta High School are supported to catch a bus to school to minimise traffic around the school and to encourage sustainable transport.
Government School Bus/Fare Based Bus
Cost Vary on eligibility
Students attending their nearest school and living 4.8km or more from the school
Complete and return Form 1: Application for Permission to Travel — Eligible Students
Complete and return Form 3: Conveyance Allowance application - Public transport travel only
Fare Based Town Bus
Contact Fallons Wangaratta on 03 5722 9255 for information on bus stops, times and cost
Please call Amy Waide, our Bus Coordinator on 03 5723 0519 or go to education.vic.gov.au/schoolbus
Riding and Walking to School
We encourage students to walk and cycle to school to increase their physical activity and prepare them for the day.
We have lots of bike racks onsite for students to use including a bike shed behind the senior school.
There are lots of off road shared paths in Wangaratta to help you get to school safely.