Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health Alert

The health of our community, visitors, and staff is our number one priority.

Council’s response to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is being guided by the latest advice from Commonwealth and State authorities.

For the latest information visit the SA Health or Australian Government - Department of Health websites.

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Barossa & Light Community Transport

The Barossa & Light Community Transport fortnightly shopping bus service re-commenced on 7 July 2020, following COVID-19 physical distancing, density, and hygiene requirements.

Community car services are continuing to operate with a limited pool of volunteer drivers.

The Barossa and Light Community Transport scheme was developed to assist those in the community who are transport disadvantaged, including the aged, frail and younger disabled residents without easy access to transport.

This service is managed by The Barossa Council. For more information about eligibility criteria and costs please visit their website or contact the transport coordinators on (08) 8563 8411 Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm, or email transport@barossa.sa.gov.au.

The Barossa and Light Community Transport scheme includes personal car service which caters for wheelchair clients, and community shopping buses. The scheme owns and operates six cars, one flash cab and manages the Great Revival Community Car, plus volunteers own vehicles.

Volunteers are required to keep the scheme operating effectively. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer driver, please contact the Transport Coordinators.

Services Available

Personal Car Service

Let our volunteer drivers take the stress out of your transport problems. Transport is available to:

  • shopping centres
  • hairdressers
  • banks
  • chemists
  • medical or health services locally or in Adelaide
  • just to visit a friend (conditions apply)

Personal Car Service for Wheelchair Clients

Quick and easy entry for wheelchair clients is provided through the rear ramp access. Excellent visibility is offered in the vehicle. This roomy vehicle seats four passengers, one wheelchair client and the driver. This vehicle is also available for hire.

GR Community Car

This vehicle is provided by a partnership between the Barossa Regional Community Transport Scheme and the Palliative Care Unit of the Barossa Area Health Service.  We gratefully acknowledge community donations from the Great Revival Shop to purchase and maintain this vehicle. The vehicle is to provide personalized transport for those who have been identified as having a life-limiting illness in a timely, caring and cost-effective manner. For further information and eligibility, please contact the coordinators.

Shopping Bus

Door to Door Bus. To book a seat, or organise a group booking, contact the Transport Coordinators.

When

From

To

Price

Collect

Arrive

Depart

1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month (except public holidays)Kapunda
Freeling
Gawler
Munno Para
Elizabeth
$10 return1st pick up at approximately 8.15amArrive Elizabeth approximately 10:00amDepart Elizabeth approximately 2.30pm

Public Transport

Commercial bus services are available through Link SA. To enquire about their services please call 08 8564 3022, or visit their website for Barossa Valley Region timetables.