School Bus Travel Routes

For information on bus routes to and from Sacred Heart College, please view this interactive Bus Routes Information listing. Please note the bus route information is a guide only. It will be regularly updated but for the most current and comprehensive bus route information please visit the busline websites.

Bus Routes Information

Bus Safety Video

Staying safe when travelling by bus

Applying for Conveyance Allowance

The Conveyance Allowance is a form of financial assistance for parents/carers to transport children to and from school, available to eligible students travelling by public or private bus.

Am I eligible for conveyance allowance?

  • The student must reside 4.8km or further from Sacred Heart College and must be attending their nearest Catholic school*
  • * If they are not attending the nearest Catholic school, a letter must be provided from their nearest school stating that an enrolment place was not available.

I live in suburban Geelong, Bellarine or Surf Coast...

  • You will need to provide the College with a completed Conveyance Allowance Application Form.
  • If you are a new student and do not have a Student ID card, you will also need to complete a PTV School Student ID and Student Pass Application Form to be validated at College Reception and then taken to a V/Line station or PTV Hub (Geelong Westfield) when purchasing your half-yearly or yearly pass.
  • Please scroll down to access the forms you need.

I live in regional areas of Geelong...

  • You will need to complete an Application for Permission to Travel Form.
  • Bus Passes are not issued for this travel.
  • Please scroll down to access the form you need.

Conveyance Allowance for Geelong areas, Bellarine and Surf Coast (Public Bus Travel)

Students travelling from suburban areas of Geelong, Bellarine and Surf Coast who reside 4.8km or further from Sacred Heart College may be eligible to claim a Conveyance Allowance refund from the Department of Education.

Please note: Students travelling from areas such as Bell Post Hill, Corio, Lara and Norlane are not attending the nearest appropriate school, therefore to be eligible for the conveyance allowance they must provide a letter from Clonard College stating that an enrolment place is not available for them at Clonard College.

Please note this form does not need to be completed each year unless of a change to your address.

Conveyance Allowance Application Form (submit to SHC)

Conveyance Allowance for Geelong areas, Bellarine and Surf Coast (Public Bus Travel) - New Students

Current students receive a PTV Approved School Student ID card. Please take this card when purchasing your Geelong Transit Student Pass from V/Line train stations or PTV Hub at Geelong Westfield Shopping Centre.

New students* to the College who do not have their PTV Approved Student ID card are required to complete a PTV Student Pass Application Form and attach two passport size photos so these can be stamped. This form needs to be validated at College Reception and taken to V/Line or PTV Hub for the purchase of your half-yearly or yearly pass.

Please provide a copy of the buss pass receipt to College Reception at the commencement of the school year. Please write your daughter’s name on the top of the receipt.

The purchase price of the ticket will be reimbursed to you via your school fee account once the funds are received from the government.

*Please note this form is for 2021. The 2022 form will be released in January and updated here.

2021 PTV Student Pass Application Form (validate at SHC Reception)

Conveyance Allowance for Regional areas (Private Bus Travel)

Students travelling from Anakie, Anglesea, Bambra, Bannockburn, Barrabool, Batesford, Bellbrae, Bells Beach, Buckley, Ceres, Deans Marsh, Fairhaven, Freshwater Creek, Gheringhap, Gnarwarre, Inverleigh, Lethbridge, Little River, Lorne, Maude, Meredith, Moorabool, Moriac, Mt Moriac, Shelford, Stonehaven, Teesedale, Winchelsea, Wingeel.

Students travelling from these areas are required to complete an Application for Permission to Travel form. Bus Passes are not issued for this travel.

Please note: Students travelling from areas such as Anakie, Bannockburn, Batesford, Meredith, Inverleigh or Wingeel are not attending the nearest appropriate school. Therefore to be eligible for the conveyance allowance, they must have a letter from Clonard College stating that an enrolment place is not available for them at Clonard College.

Please note this form does not need to be completed each year unless of a change to your address.

Application for Permission to Travel Form (submit to SHC)

Conveyance Allowance Helpful Contacts

ContactHow to enquire
Sacred Heart College
Zina Polorotoff Ph:(03) 5222 0418 conveyance@shcgeelong.catholic.edu.au

Regional Bus Coordinator
regionalbuses@mfgsc.vic.edu.au

McHarry’s Buslines
(03) 5223 2111 or visit McHarry's Online

CDC Geelong
(03) 5240 5000 or visit CDC Geelong Online

If you require more information outside of the above channels:

http://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/principals/finance/Pages/conveyance.aspx


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