If there is not a school bus service nearby, you may be eligible for a conveyance allowance payment.
A conveyance allowance contributes to the cost of transporting a child to school or the closest bus stop using a car or air travel.
The payment is calculated individually for each family.
The car conveyance allowance recognises that it is not practical to run a school bus service close to every child’s home in regional Tasmania.
To be eligible, your child must:
To apply, complete the Car Conveyance Allowance application form.
The air conveyance allowance recognises students on Bass Strait Islands may need to travel to mainland Tasmania to access education.
To be eligible your child must:
To apply, complete the Air Travel Conveyance Allowance application form.
A new application is required each year. If we receive your application
Use the Conveyance Allowance Change of Details form to notify the Department of State Growth if your details change, including your:
If your application has been rejected and you disagree with the decision you can request a review.
Write a letter detailing why you disagree and if possible, more information that supports your application. Send this letter to:
Manager Regulations and Concessions
Department of State Growth
GPO Box 1242
Hobart TAS 7001
We will write to you to let you know the outcome of the review.