(03) 5352 3861 304 Barkly Street, ARARAT VIC 3377 principal@mcararat.catholic.edu.au

Transportation

The bus service is subsidized by the State Government for students travelling to the Catholic school or college situated closest to their home address. All students and parents/guardians who are using the subsidized bus service must complete and sign the application forms including the Code of Conduct declaration before bus travel can commence.
The Code of Conduct is a set of ‘rules’ about behaviour on the buses to ensure a safe journey for all students. The form is available on the Marian College website, from the Front Office or the Bus Coordinator.
Two bus companies cater for town and country students to a radius of approx 70K’s from Marian College-
  • Through Christians Bus Co and in association with Ararat Community College, seven buses transport students to and from areas including Armstrong, Crowlands, Elmhurst, Warrak, Buangor, Beaufort, Tatyoon,Yalla Y Poora, Willaura, Moyston, Rhymney and associated districts.
  • Through Sandlants Bus Company we cater for the Stawell and District students including those from Pomonal, Halls Gap, Landsborough and Great Western.
  • A private bus service arranged by Marian College transports students from Stawell to outlying areas such as Landsborough and Navarre. Further information regarding costs are available from the Business Manager.
Students and parents/guardians must complete and sign the application forms including the Code of Conduct declaration before bus travel can commence.
The Code of Conduct is a set of ‘rules’ about behaviour on the buses to ensure a safe journey for all students. The form is available on the Marian College website.
Senior students are appointed bus monitors/captains and report any incidents to House Leaders.

Bus Information - routes and stops

2019_Bus_Information 2019_Bus_Information (889 KB)


Guide to Register

All travellers to complete Guide to Register and apply for bus travel

Guide to register and apply for bus travel Guide to register and apply for bus travel (89 KB)


Stawell, Halls Gap, Pomonal travellers    

All Stawell, Halls Gap and Pomonal travellers to complete Form 3 Conveyance Allowance application 

Form 3 Conveyance Allowance application Form 3 Conveyance Allowance application (73 KB)

Country Buses

Travellers on country buses - Christians buses

Form 1 - Application for Permission to Travel-Eligible Students Form 1 - Application for Permission to Travel-Eligible Students (278 KB)


Ad-Hoc

Occasional bus travel - Ad-Hoc

Ad Hoc Travel - Student Ad Hoc Travel - Student (270 KB)