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The Bus Services Review project developed this contracting framework.

Learn more below.

1Standard Conditions

The Standard Conditions apply to both General Access and School Bus services.

The document lists all standard terms and conditions which apply to each contract.

Passenger Transport Contract Standard Conditions

Operational guidelines

The Standard Conditions allow the Crown to develop operational guidelines for bus operators and drivers.

Two operational guidelines apply to general access services:

2School Bus Services – Formal Instrument of Agreement and Payment Model

The Formal Instrument of Agreement is the head agreement between an operator and the Crown, and lists each of the contracts held.

Formal Instrument of Agreement – School Bus Service(s)

The Payment Model contains the rules, calculations and rates to calculate payments. It describes how indexation will be applied throughout the contract term and any other payments that may apply. It should be read in conjunction with the Standard Conditions.

Payment Model – School Bus Service(s)

The Payment Calculator is an excel tool bus operators can use to estimate payments (as at the Base Date). The model is provided in good faith and without prejudice. The model has been tested and should assist with calculations for the funding offer.

Payment Calculator – School Bus Service(s)

Payment Calculator Instructions – School Bus Service(s)

3General Access Bus Services – Formal Instrument of Agreement and Payment Model

The Formal Instrument of Agreement is the head agreement between an operator and the Crown, and lists each of the contracts held.

Formal Instrument of Agreement – General Access Bus Service(s)

The Payment Model contains the rules, calculations and rates to calculate payments. It describes how indexation will be applied throughout the contract term and any other payments that may apply. It should be read in conjunction with the Standard Conditions.

Payment Model – General Access Bus Service(s)

The Payment Calculator is an excel tool bus operators can use to estimate payments (as at the Base Date). The model is provided in good faith and without prejudice. The model has been tested and should assist with calculations for the funding offer.

Payment Calculator – General Access Bus Service(s)

4More information

For enquiries, please contact the Passenger Transport Branch by email at ptfeedback@stategrowth.tas.gov.au or by phone on (03) 6166 3343 (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm)