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 a second language, 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.