The cheapest and easiest way to use public transport in South East Queensland is with a go card. You can purchase a go card:
Students 5-15 yrs
Child go card
Don't need a student ID card
Travel free on the weekends
Students 15 yrs and over
Student concession go card
Need a valid, Queensland student ID card, and to carry it while travelling, or be wearing a correct uniform
Concessions fares apply
(50% discount off full adult prices)
School Transport Assistance Scheme (STAS)
Students may be eligible for additional financial assistance under a program called STAS, which helps people who have financial and distance challenges.
If you meet any of the following criteria as a baseline, there are several types of categories to apply for assistance in.
- have parents/guardians who are residents of Queensland
- attend an approved school on a full-time basis
- are younger than 19 years of age
- are seeking transport assistance to and from one address only
- are travelling at least 2 trips per week
Student Special Pass program
Students with a disability, or students who are enrolled in a course for English as an additional language or dialect, may be eligible for the Student Special Program Pass.
Home school students
Students over 15yrs, undertaking education at home, are now eligible for concession cards with a valid Home Education Unit ID card. Home school students aged 5-14 use a Child go card.