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Public transport in Western Australia will be free for all school students from Monday to Friday, and for everyone on Sundays.
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Public transport in Western Australia will be free for all school students from Monday to Friday.

WA Premier Roger Cook has also announced ‘Fare Free Sundays’ for all commuters, launching 4 February.

It comes after the WA Government launched free public transport for the summer holiday period, which ends today.

Free travel for school students will begin on 5 February.

Free public transport in Western Australia

Premier Cook said the free summer program “saw a massive leap in public transport use” across the state, at a time of rising cost of living pressures.

To use free transport, travellers must have a SmartRider card. Adult cards cost $10 and student cards are $5.

The government estimated free travel to and from school will save WA families around $280 per student, per year.

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