Community Transport

These services are currently affected by disruptions from COVID-19 restrictions. Please check with the provider.

Darlington Point and Coleambally communities

Locals have access to two types of community transport.

1. Council's Community Transport Service operates a weekly bus service to Griffith every Thursday

Schedule:

9.00 am: Departs Coleambally from the Post Office, Kingfisher Avenue.

9.30 am: Departs Darlington Point Council Chambers, Carrington Street.

The bus then returns in the afternoon, leaving from the Griffith Visitors Centre at 2.00 pm.

2. Assistance with non emergency transport for specialist and medical appointments

Community Transport can be used for shopping to your local supermarket, chemist, daycare, business appointments, or visiting family and friends in nearby towns.

Further information: Community Transport Coordinator on 0427 600 971.


Jerilderie community 

Locals can utilise two types of community transport.

1. Weekly bus service provided by Valmar Community Transport

The bus departs from the back of Jerilderie Bakery every Thursday.

The schedule is:

Where to Week
Shepparton first Thursday
Cobram second Thursday
Yarrawonga  third Thursday
Albury fouth Thursday
Either Corowa/Deniliquin fifth Thursday

 

 

 

 

 

View the Valmar Community Transport timetable.

Cost is $10 per return trip.
 
This service is available to anyone in the community (conditions apply for children under 16).
 
More information and bookings: Valmar Support Services, T: 02 6920 4162 (please book a week in advance).

2. Assistance with non emergency transport for specialist and medical appointments provided by Berrigan & District Home & Community Services

Community Transport can be used for shopping to your local supermarket, chemist, daycare, business appointments, or visiting family and friends in nearby towns.

Who can benefit from this service?

This service is to support to older people and their carers to live independently at home and be part of the community.

You may be eligible to receive assistance from the Home Support service if you are:

  • An older person aged 65 or over and having difficulties managing in your own home (or over 55 if you are an Aboriginal person).
  • A carer providing help to an older person aged 65 or over.
What does the service cost?

The Home Support Service has been made possible through funding provided by the Australian Government under the Commonwealth HSP and auspice by the Berrigan & District Aged Care Association.

All clients are asked to pay a contribution for each service.

They are now able to provide a vehicle to Jerilderie three days a week - on Monday, Thursday and Friday. Cost for vehicle service within Jerilderie, $2.00. Cost for vehicle service to nearby towns, $5.00.

Contact: Community Care Manager at Berrigan & District Home & Community Support Services on 03 5883 2044.


The NSW Community Transport Program (CTP) aims to assist those people living with physical, social, or geographical factors that limit their access to public transport.

The CTP aim to reduce transport disadvantage by coordinating more sustainable and cost effective transport services for the resources available.

To be eligible, people must;

  • Have a mobility disability that prevents them using conventional transport systems.
  • Live in a more remote area of NSW without access to conventional transport systems.
  • Need to use community facilities/resources that are unavailable during conventional public transport operating hours.