Passenger Conduct Code for School Bus Services

To keep everyone safe on school buses, conditions of travel include:

  • getting on and off the bus quietly and calmly
  • respecting the driver, other passengers and their property, and the bus
  • following reasonable driver instructions, including going to a specific area
  • speaking quietly, and using appropriate language
  • wearing headphones if listening to music
  • if sitting, staying seated and wearing a seatbelt where fitted
  • if standing, moving toward the back and holding a handgrip
  • placing bags under the seat, in the racks, or on your lap
  • keeping feet on the ground, and you and your property within the bus
  • not throwing objects inside the bus or from the bus
  • not eating or drinking unless for a medical reason or with driver permission
  • taking all rubbish with you when leaving the bus.

The above is not a complete list.  To see the full Passenger Conduct Code for School Bus Services, visit

From 12:01 on Saturday 25 June 2022, face masks will no longer be required on public transport.
Although wearing face masks will no longer be required in these settings, individuals who wish to continue wearing masks are encouraged to do so.
Healthy behaviours may also help slow the spread of the regular Flu, so please be proactive in staying healthy and follow the Covid Safe Behaviours

Public Health Face Mask Information