Community Transport

1. Community Transport

Cabonne Community Transport Service is a non government community based scheme, accountable to the Ageing and Disability Department and Transport for NSW.

This service is funded under the Community Home Support Program (CHSP), Community Transport Program (CTP) and Western NSW Local Heath District.

The CHSP program caters for eligible frail aged people with moderate, severe, or profound disability, younger disabled and their carers who are living in their own homes and the CTP program caters for the transport of eligible disadvantaged people who have no other form of transport living in their own homes.

Transport services are provided to assist in maintaining independence for those who are transport disadvantaged to appointments or social outings and Western NSW Health Program caters for residents to attend hospital or medical appointments referred by medical professionals.

Community Transport does not transport clients who are in cared facilities such as nursing homes or hostels or clients who already access aged care packages at home. It will not transport clients to employment or education facilities.

Full details of how the service operates, the services available and who is eligible can be viewed by clicking on the link below to the Cabonne Community Transport Consumers Handbook.

 Community Transport Handbook(PDF, 500KB)

2. Community Bus Services

A listing of regular bus services available within Cabonne Shire can be viewed by clicking on the download below.

Community Bus Timetable 2018(PDF, 148KB)

3. CHSP Transport

Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) Transport Services

What is Community Transport?

Community Transport is a scheme that provides safe, easy to access, comfortable transport for people who have difficulty in accessing mainstream transport, including the frail aged, people with disabilities and their carers. This scheme is managed by the Cabonne Council and the services provided by volunteer drivers.

The aim of the service is to offer a door to door service that allows you to keep your independence and continue to lead a life you want to live and enable people to remain living in their own homes.

How much does it cost?

The cost of the trip depends on what service you are using and the distance that you have to travel. Costs are reasonable and these contributions assist the service in providing a valuable service.

How do I get the service?

Contact the Transport Coordinator.

Your Rights

Because we aim to provide the best possible service to our passengers we follow these guidelines.

  • Pleasant, punctual, reliable service
  • Non-discriminating treatment
  • The right to make a formal complaint , without the fear of losing the service
  • Information about other HACC services
  • Safe, careful, comfortable transport
  • Confidentiality and Privacy
  • Enquiries and comments welcome
  • Courteous, dignified, honest and respectful treatment
  • Personal input on the service you receive

Your Responsibilities

When you receive our service we expect you to:

  • Treat our volunteers with respect and dignity
  • Inform us if you don't need your booking
  • Make a contribution for the use of the service

4. Health Related Transport

What is Health Related Transport?

The Health Related Transport Service aims to provide a quality, cost effective transport service for people needing assistance with transport to and from health services, providing these people meet the eligibility criteria for the service.

The scheme is funded by Western NSW Local Health District and managed by Cabonne Council and is provided by volunteer drivers.

How much does it cost?

The cost varies with the length of the trip and is set at about onr third of the cost to the service. The other two thirds of the cost is borne by the service. Although Health Related Transport does incur GST.

The coordinator can tell you about the costs if required.

How do I get the service?

You must be referred to this service by a Medical Practitioner or Staff member of the Area Health Service with clinical qualifications (e.g. Nurse Unit Manager, Discharge Planner, Community Nurse.

Your Rights

Because we aim to provide the best possible service to our passengers we follow these guidelines:

  • Pleasant, punctual, reliable service
  • Non-discriminating treatment
  • The right to make a formal complaint , without the fear of losing the service
  • Safe, careful, comfortable transport
  • Confidentiality and Privacy
  • Enquiries and comments welcome
  • Courteous, dignified, honest and respectful treatment
  • Personal input on the service you receive

Your Responsibilities

  • When you receive our service we expect you to
  • Treat our volunteers with respect and dignity
  • Inform us if you don't need your booking
  • Make a contribution for the use of the service

5. Social Bus Trips

Bus outings to attractions in the local region and other areas are organised at various times during the year.

Details of the latest social trips, which range from one day to several days, will be displayed on this website or you can phone the office for information on upcoming social outings.

There is an eligibility requirement for these trips.

FOR ENQUIRIES PLEASE PHONE THE COORDINATOR ON 1300 302 446

6. Contact Details

Contact details for Transport Coordinator:

Community Transport
PO Box 17
MOLONG NSW 2866

Phone: (02) 63 923 233
Fax: (02) 63 923 260
Toll Free: 1300 302 446
E-mail: