Community Transport Services

Snowy Monaro Regional Council provides Community Transport services from Community Service Offices in Cooma, Berridale and Bombala. 

Community Transport receives funding from various sources to provide services to passengers. We are able to assist people to continue living an independent life by providing affordable. accessible transport for social, shopping and medical trips. Utilising the assistance of paid and volunteer drivers, individual and group transport is provided to a variety of destinations.

Medical and Social Appointments

Community Transport provides both individual and group transport to medical services and social events both locally and to Canberra and Bega. We offer a door to door service, collecting you from your home, driving you to your appointment and home afterwards.

Shopping Buses

  • Fortnightly shopping buses operate from Jindabyne, Berridale, Adaminaby and Nimmitabel to Cooma.
  • Fortnightly shopping bus operates within Cooma.
  • Canberra shopping bus alternates between Woden and Tuggeranong shopping centres on the first Monday of every month.
Social and Community Outings

Social transport and community access aims to provide transport to a variety of entertainment, sport and leisure centres, art and cultural venues. We are also able to offer recreational trips, usually available to organised groups for picnics, concerts, scenic tours etc. Please feel free to phone us to discuss your group or individual social transport needs.

Who is Eligible?

The following are some reasons you may be eligible to receive Community Transport:

  • Aged 65 or over with physical, psychological or mobility issues
  • Aboriginal people aged 50 or over with physical, psychological or mobility issues
  • Younger people with a disability
  • Carers of the above people
  • Anyone with restricted access to public transport
  • Financially disadvantaged or otherwise unable to access conventional transport
  • People living in rural and remote areas
  • You may be eligible for health related transport if you are temporarily unable to access transport for medical reasons
  • Community groups for social / recreational outings.
Information on the fees and charges for these services can be found in the SMRC Fees and Charges. Please note that the full Schedule can be found on our Publications page.