Good Counsel College is serviced by two bus companies, Trans North Bus & Coach and Calypso Coaches.
Trans North Bus & Coach www.transnorthbus.com.au provides a daily service to all schools within the Innisfail area. If you would like to book your child on this service, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 3036 2070.
Calypso Coaches www.calypsocoaches.com.au runs a bus service daily from Tully, Mission Beach and El Arish to Good Counsel College and return. If you would like to book your child/ren on this service, please email email@example.com (preferred) or phone 0418 154 470 for an enrolment pack.
You will also be required to complete paperwork through the school regarding the Bus Fare Assistance Program (BFAP). Please contact the Bus Fare Assistance Program Coordinator Mrs Julie Nicolau at Good Counsel College on 4063 5330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are eligible for the BFAP then you will receive an invoice from Good Counsel College for the threshold amount set by the Queensland Catholic Education Commission.
Bus Fare Assistance
Parents whose child attends a school outside the Brisbane City Council (BCC) boundary are eligible for the Bus Fare Assistance Program (BFAP) or Students With Disability (SWD) rebate.
Bus Fare Assistance Program (BFAP)
The purpose of the BFAP is to provide financial assistance to families who pay more than a nominated weekly threshold in bus/ferry fares to transport their students to a non-state school located outside the Brisbane City Council boundary.
Applications for Semester 1 2023 are now open online at www.schooltransport.com.au and close on 31 May.
The Bus Fare Assistance Program (BFAP) weekly family threshold for Semester 1 2023 is $35 ($25 for concession card holders).
For further information and to check your eligibility, please visit SchoolTransport.com.au.
If you are eligible for BFAP, you will also need to complete paperwork through the school. Please contact the college BFAP Coordinator Mrs Julie Nicolau on 4063 5330 or email email@example.com
School Transport Assistance Scheme (STAS)
The Department of Transport and Main Roads provides assistance under the School Transport Assistance Scheme (STAS) in situations where access to education is impeded by distance, income or isolation.
The STAS application form must be completed online.