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Key dates

Important dates and submission deadlines for the Assisted School Travel Program.


Families who have a child with a disability may be eligible for transport through the Assisted School Travel Program (ASTP).


Schools are important partners with families in assessing and supporting the safe travel needs of students to and from school.


Assisted Travel Support Officers (ATSOs) are Department employees who provide a high level of supervision and support for students on transport.

Eligible Service Providers

Contractors provide vehicles and drivers to transport eligible students with a disability to and from school.

ASTP and the NDIS

Transport through the ASTP is provided as an in-kind support for NDIS participants who are eligible to receive an ASTP service.


If your child's application is unsuccessful or their variation is declined you may submit an appeal.

Contact us

Call 1300 338 278 (toll free) during our business hours, 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday during school terms, and 8am to 4:30pm during School holidays. Press 0 at any time in-case of a home alone or genuine ASTP emergency.

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