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Rockingham Connect Community Transport Service

The Rockingham Connect Community Transport Service Rockingham Connect Bus(RCCTS) provides door-to-door transport for disadvantaged individuals living in the City of Rockingham. The service operates two 12 seater mini-vans, one of which is wheelchair accessible.

Clients and Community

RCCTS collects eligible clients from their homes and transports them to their chosen destination as per the schedule. Clients are then collected from a specific departure point at a predetermined time and taken home again. Transport is not available for individual medical appointments.

Destinations include:Driver waving from Autumn Centre van

  • Autumn Centre
  • Bunnings
  • Rockingham Shopping Centre
  • Warnbro Shopping Centre
  • Safety Bay Library
  • Social Connector Luncheon
  • Spud Shed

You can view the current schedule of service for more information on pick-up and departure times. Transport is also provided to certain community events as the schedule allows.

In order to use the service, residents must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • No access to private transport
  • No access to public transport
  • Low income, Concession, Pension or Health Care Card Holder
  • Physically able to enter and exit the vehicle unaided.

A small fee of $1 per trip applies (one trip is one person one way). This is paid by purchasing a $2 Return Trip Token or $10 Frequent Client Card. Cards are available to purchase from the following locations:

  • Autumn Centre
  • City of Rockingham Administration Building
  • Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
  • Rockingham Central Library
  • Safety Bay Library
  • Warnbro Community Library.

Clients unable to purchase from these locations can contact the Rockingham Connect office to discuss other options.

Interested residents can complete a booking form and return it to the City of Rockingham, PO Box 2142, ROCKINGHAM DC  WA  6967. Alternatively, a completed booking form can be emailed to rockingham.connect@rockingham.wa.gov.au

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Volunteering

The Rockingham Connect Community Transport Service operates with the support of dedicated volunteers. To enable the service to grow and meet the needs of our clients and community, new volunteers are always welcome. Volunteers are appointed as Drivers or Transport Assistants. Each service that goes out on the road runs with both a Driver together with a Transport Assistant.

To volunteer for the Rockingham Connect all you need is a few hours a week, a valid driver's licence (drivers only) and a National Police Clearance (provided by the City of Rockingham).

For more information you can view the position descriptions and decide which suits you:

  • Volunteer Driver
  • Volunteer Transport Assistant

For more information on volunteering with the Rockingham Connect Community Transport Service you can contact the Project Officer Community Transport on 9528 8562 or email rockingham.connect@rockingham.wa.gov.au

 

Transperth

Transperth offers a range of bus services around the City as well as the Mandurah Train line, which stops at both Rockingham and Warnbro. For more information on timetables and how to get around the City, visit the Transperth website

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