Community mini bus hire – Blacktown City – Blacktown City Council

The Following additional roads are closed:

Shanes Park Rd at South Creek
South Creek Road, Shanes Park
Eighth Ave, Shanes Park
Palmyra Ave, Shanes Park,
Grange Avenue ,Schofields is closed at Carnarvon Road end and Richmond road end.
Please note that due to current weather conditions, all Council parks and sporting fields where sporting activities are conducted across Blacktown City will be closed for all sports until 4 pm Monday 8 April 2024. An update on whether the parks and fields will be reopened will be made by Council on Monday 8 April 2024 by 12 pm.
Please note Nurragingy Reserve is currently closed until further notice due to the severe weather.
Stony Creek Road Shanes Park has been closed due to water flowing over the causeway
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We have a range of community mini buses available for hire to registered non-profit community organisations based in Blacktown City. 
Please note The Department of Education, sporting clubs, businesses, social clubs and private hirers are not eligible.
Should you have any questions, please contact our Rooty Hill Depot on 9830 9777 or 9830 9746 or send an email
For more information on using the new booking system please download and read the Bookable FAQ Document(PDF, 2MB)
Please review the below fees, terms and conditions, and then email to be setup as an approved customer.  
Once you have been approved as a new customer and received your login details you will be able to book your community mini bus by clicking the button below. 
Book here
Hirers must be a registered non – profit community organisation.
The organisation must be based in Blacktown City.
First time hirers must produce a letter on the organisation letterhead stating they are hiring the bus under organisation name.
Buses are not to be used as a shuttle service bus; only 1 pickup and 1 drop off point. The bus is to be collected and dropped off to the same location.
Driver must hold LR Lic. or higher.
Driver must do familiarisation/driving test with our Depot. Test is required to be taken every 2 years (Driver must book in to do the test ring 9830 9748)
The organisation must provide their own tag if using motorways that incur fees.
Max. distance buses are permitted to travel is a 100km radius of Blacktown, no exceptions. 
Up to 20km radius daily hire fee $25.00 plus fuel.
Outside 20km radius (Max of 100km) daily hire fee $25.00 plus maintenance levy of $72.00 plus fuel.
Senior/Disabled Groups Only daily hire fee $25.00 per day plus maintenance levy $41.00 per day (outside 20km radius) plus fuel.
Max. distance allowed for any group is 100km.
62 Flushcombe Road 
Blacktown NSW 2148
Counter Services 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Call Centre Services 8.30 am – 4.30 pm 
PO Box 63, Blacktown NSW 2148 
Phone: 02 5300 6000
Fax: 02 9831 1961
ABN: 18 153 831 768
After Hours Emergency: 1300 133 491
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We acknowledge the Darug as the First People of the Blacktown City region. 
Blacktown City Council acknowledges the Darug people as the original custodians of the land on which Blacktown City is built. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and acknowledge the Aboriginal people for their custodianship of this land. We will work together for a united City that respects this land and values the contribution to our community and culture of all people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.


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