Transport

Transport

VET courses coordinated by the Wimmera Southern Mallee VET Cluster are delivered in Horsham and at Longerenong College. Students are required to travel to Horsham one day a week to attend their courses.

Public bus services are available from some regions and students using these services are required to pay bus fares.

Students are reminded that appropriate behaviour is expected at all times.  When making an online application to enrol in a VET course, students will be required to agree to abide by the Code of Conduct. This is required prior to travel on the public bus system.

Check the information below to find out more about transport options from your area.

Birchip - Warracknabeal - Horsham - Longerenong

Heard’s Bus Lines

Ph: 0408 822091

Birchip–Warracknabeal–Horsham–Longerenong

VET students doing courses at Horsham College and Federation University get off their bus at Horsham College and walk to their classes.

If students are doing Community Services at Centre for Participation,  they will get off the Heard’s Bus at Robert’s Ave and walk (3 blocks) to Centre for Participation.

If students are doing Agriculture, Auto, Building or Engineering at Longerenong they will stay on the Heard’s bus which will pick up all other Agriculture, Auto, Building and Engineering students and then take them all to Longerenong.

Longerenong–Horsham–Warracknabeal–Birchip

For the return trip, Heard’s bus will leave from Longerenong and travel direct to Roberts Avenue to connect with the V/line Firefly bus travelling to Stawell and Ararat.

Heard’s bus will then go to Horsham College to drop off Longerenong Students who need to connect with other buses and collect students doing courses at Federation University and Horsham College who are travelling to Warracknabeal and Birchip.

Heard’s bus will the return to Roberts Ave to pick up any students from Centre for Participation before travelling to Warracknabeal and Birchip.

View or download the bus information in PDF format

Kaniva - Nhill - Dimboola - Pimpinio - Horsham College - Roberts Ave - Centre for Participation - Horsham College

Wimmera Roadways  (Wed)

Ph: 5381 1548

VET students doing courses at Horsham College and Federation University get off the Wimmera Roadway’s bus at Horsham College and walk to their respective classes.

If students are doing Community Services at Centre for Participation, they will get off the Wimmera Roadways at Robert’s Ave and walk three blocks to  Centre for Participation.

If students are doing Agriculture, Auto, Building or Engineering at Longerenong they will get off the Wimmera Roadways bus at Horsham College and catch the Heard’s bus which will take them to Longerenong.

Students will need to follow the procedures in reverse for the return trip.

Download a map of the bus route and fare information.

*Note: The Wimmera Roadways bus and Christians bus, both stop at Dimboola. To ensure adequate seating, VET students catching the bus from Dimboola should catch the Christian’s bus. 

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Hopetoun - Yaapeet - Rainbow - Jeparit - Antwerp - Dimboola - Pimpinio - Horsham

Christians Bus lines  (Wednesdays and Thursdays)

Ph: 5352 1501

VET students doing courses at Horsham College and Federation University get off their bus at the Horsham College Bus Exchange and walk to their respective classes.

If students are doing Community Services at Centre for Participation,  they will get off the Christian’s Bus at Robert’s Ave and walk three blocks to  Centre for Participation.

If students are doing Agriculture, Auto, Building or Engineering at Longerenong they will get off the Christian’s Bus at Horsham College and catch the Heard’s bus which will take them to Longerenong.

Students will need to follow the procedures in reverse for the return trip.

*Note: The Wimmera Roadways bus and Christians bus both stop at Dimboola. To ensure adequate seating, VET students catching the bus from Dimboola should catch the Christian’s bus. 

View and download bus information in PDF format.

Ararat - Stawell - Horsham (Roberts Ave)

V/Line Firefly  (Wednesdays)

All VET students travelling from Ararat and Stawell will get off the V/Line Firefly bus at Robert’s Avenue Horsham. Students doing Community Services will walk three blocks to the Centre for Participation.

Students doing Agriculture, Auto, Building or Engineering at Longerenong will transfer to the Heard’s bus  (departing 9.05 am) from the Robert’s Avenue to travel to Longerenong.

All other students will have the option of:

1.  Transferring to the Heard’s bus (departing 9.05 am) from the Robert’s Avenue and travelling to the Horsham College bus exchange to walk to their courses at Federation University or Horsham College

Or

Walking from Roberts Avenue to Horsham College or Federation University (20 min walk).

For the return trip students from Federation University, Horsham College and Centre for Participation will walk to Roberts Ave to catch the V/Line Firefly bus which departs at 3.20 pm.

Students from Longerenong College will travel on the Heard’s bus to Robert’s Avenue to catch the V/Line Firefly bus at 3.20 pm.

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