Transport and Parking


The dedicated bus lay-by area and bus shelter are situated on James Street. Students who travel to school by bus are expected to show responsible behaviour on the bus, follow the guidelines set in place by the bus company, and show respect to all other passengers.

The following guide outlines the bus services available for our students. Details may vary from time to time, and we recommend contacting bus companies directly for more accurate information.

Information regarding dedicated school buses can be found here

General Access Bus Network

The general access bus network for the North West region, including intercity services between Devonport and Launceston and Launceston and Hobart, was implemented on 17 January 2021.

The bus network changes apply to students travelling on General Access (public) bus services and school bus services in the North West from the start of the 2021 school year. These changes impact students travelling to school in Wynyard, Burnie, Devonport, Latrobe, Wesley Vale, and Port Sorell. 

Further information at the Transport website:

Kinetic Depot: 283 Port Sorell Road, Wesley Vale. Opening hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

Phone Enquiries: 6427 7626 

Online Enquiries:

Drop-off and Pick-up Zone

Students travelling to school by car should be dropped off in a safe area.  The following guidelines are for the use of the Drop-Off Zone at the James Street entrance and are aimed at improving safety.  Please remain alert to other vehicles and children in the vicinity.  

  • The Drop-Off Zone starts at the pedestrian crossing and is marked as the lane to the left of the red line.
  • It is designed to operate as a quick moving taxi rank.
  • Please stay in the queue and move forward as space becomes available, moving towards the western exit side (near the Vinnies donation bins).
  • Please remain in the car while in the Zone and have students place school bags and other items in the car, not in the boot.
  • If parents/carers choose to wait in the zone prior to the end of classes at the end of the school day, it is essential that their child/ren arrive promptly otherwise the Zone will not flow freely.
  • When exiting please follow the signs and only turn to your left.
  • There is a staff presence near the James Street Drop Off Zone from 8:10 am and 3:00pm.

Students who ride a bike to school are required to wear a helmet by law.  There is a bike rack provided for students outside the Edmund Rice Centre (MDT building).

Senior Student/Staff Car Park

Senior students with a driving licence may drive to school and from school.  A student car park is provided off Percy Street. Left turn only when exiting the car park.  Students are not permitted to leave the College grounds in their car during the school day unless they have signed out with parental permission. Students park at their own risk, and the College accepts no liability for any damage or loss incurred.

Staff Parking is also located off Percy Street.

Visitor Parking

Visitor parking is provided off the James Street entrance, first left turn from the turning circle.  An accessible car space is provided near the accessway to the Caritas Office.