Wadeye bus service starts
The Northern Territory Government continues to invest in expanding regional bus services and has enabled an intra-town bus service to commence in Wadeye.
The Wadeye service recently commenced and will have social benefits for Port Keats residents such as providing better access to youth facilities like the pool and sport and rec centre, greater participation in community meetings and events; and improved access to social services, job training and employment.
The service will circulate around Wadeye up to seven times a day stopping at all major camps and community venues such as the shop, youth centre, barge landing, health clinic and airport. It will operate for half a day on Saturday.
The first run of the Wadeye Public Transport Service starts at 7.15am and finishes at 4pm.
Tickets are $2. No school-aged children are allowed to travel on the bus during school hours.
The service is providing full time employment for one local driver and casual drivers will also be employed.