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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships – Round 2 2019

Date:May 31, 2019

TAS Teams enjoyed excellent success in Round 2 of the FNQ Interschool Championships held on 28 May due to their


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 1 2019

Date:March 12, 2019

It was great to see 294 students competing in Round 1 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships last


Remembering Kara

Date:February 25, 2019

Today, we celebrated the life of much-loved teacher Miss Kara Pylypiuk.    The TAS Community is in mourning at the


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report – Finals 2018

Date:August 28, 2018

Finals of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were held on the 23 August with 372 students competing.  The


Trinity Day 2018

Date:June 8, 2018

We celebrated our 35th birthday at TAS this week, and were blessed to have Bishop Bill Ray deliver our Trinity


Stargazing World Record Attempt

Date:June 7, 2018

On Wednesday 23 May, over 300 people gathered at TAS to participate in the World Record Attempt for the Most


Learning, Believing, Achieving – The School’s Role in Developing Social and Resilient People

Date:June 24, 2019

I was fortunate enough to listen to a podcast recently of Bernard Salt who presented to the Independent Schools State


Principal’s Message – Trinity Day 2019

Date:June 17, 2019

For those who missed the Trinity Day message from Principal Paul Sjogren about the importance of the three pillars of


Principal’s Blog – Student Gain Analysis | NAPLAN

Date:June 5, 2019

NAPLAN Student Gain Analysis 2016 – 2018 data One way of measuring the quality of teaching and learning at a


TAS – Top 3% of Secondary Schools

Date:March 7, 2019

Dear TAS parent/carer, We were pleased to receive contact recently from the federal government’s Chair of the Standing Committee on


Year 12 Outcomes for Cairns Schools

Date:March 4, 2019

Dear TAS parent/carer, Some of you will have read the Cairns Post story last week on the Year 12 outcomes


Principal’s Blog 2019 – Response to Fees

Date:February 1, 2019

Dear Parents Welcome back to another exciting year. Some of you may have read a story in the Cairns Post


TAS Bus Services

TAS provides a variety of bus services to transport students to and from White Rock. Some services are operated by the TAS bus fleet in partnership with chartered operators.

FNQ Bus Line also offer a service for students travelling from Port Douglas to TAS White Rock. For more information visit http://www.fnqbuslines.com.au/.

Mission Link Bus Services also offer a shuttle bus service which commences at Mission Beach through to Cairns Airport which includes drop off to TAS White Rock. For more information visit http://www.missionlink.com.au/cairns-mission-beach-airport-transfer-shuttle-bus/.

Students travelling on FNQ Bus Line or Mission Link Bus Services may be eligible for the Non State School Transport Assistance Sceme – for further information visit their website.

The TAS Buses travel along the following return routes :

  • Northern Beaches to White Rock
  • Cairns City and Suburbs to White Rock (Suburbs include Palm Cove, Clifton Beach, Kewarra Beach, Trinity Beach, Trinity Park, Smithfield, Caravonica, Holloways Beach, Redlynch, Freshwater, Stratford, Edge Hill.)

There are no government subsidies available on TAS bus services or TAS contracted bus services. Subsidies may be available on some State Government school services.  TAS reserves the right to change the bus services with due notice.

For more information regarding TAS bus services phone 07 4036 8111.

2019 Bus Routes (* times are approximate dependant on traffic)

TAS Bus One     

7:15am               Pick up from James Cook Drive, Kewarra Beach

7:15am               Pickup from Discovery Drive, Kewarra Beach

7:25am               Pick up from Kewarra Beach Junior Campus

7:26am               Pick up from Captain Cook Highway at Smithfield Pool/Library Bus Stop

7:40am               Pick up from Mount Milman Drive / Danbulan Street Bus Stop

7:50am               Pick up from Cairns State High School / Cnr Grove St. (Queens Court PM)

8:15am               Arrive TAS White Rock campus

TAS Bus Two

7:10am               Pick up from Cairns Zoo Roundabout

7:11am               Pick up from Cairns Tropical Zoo Bus Stop, Clifton Beach

7:15am               Pick up from Cnr Saxon & Endeavour Road, Clifton Beach

7:17am               Pick up from Cnr Saxon Road & Beaver St, Clifton Beach

7:20am               Pick up from Cnr Endeavour Dve, Upola Avenue, Clifton Beach

7:21am               Pick up from Clifton Road / Tennis Court

7:25am               Pick up from Rudder St, Clifton Beach

8:15am               Arrive TAS White Rock campus

Chartered Bus One

7:05am               Pick up Cnr Oleander Street & Bamboo St, Holloways Beach

7:20am               Pick up from Stratford Catholic Church

7:25am               Pick up from C47 Bus Stop

7:25am               Pick up from Freshwater Railway Station

7:30am               Pick up from Red Beret Hotel, Redlynch

7:31am               Pick up from Reservoir Road opp Sun Street

7:40am               Pick up from Park Ridge / Reservoir Road Bus Stop

7:45am               Pick up from Whitfield State School entrance / Bus Stop 131

8:15am               Arrive TAS White Rock campus

Chartered Bus Two

7:00am               Pick up from Cnr Moore St & Trinity Beach Road Main bus stop

7:03am               Pick up from Cnr Anderson & Redman Sts

7:05am               Pick up from Cnr Moresby St & Wakunai Close

7:06am               Pick up from just past Cnr Starboard St & Roberts Dve

7:09am               Pick up from Cnr Roberts Drive and Elysian

7:10am               Pick up from Reed Road bus stop (near Harbour /Roberts Drives)

7:12am               Pick up from Reed Road & Seton Street, near intersection

7:35am               Pick up from Woodward St / Jensen St, Edge Hill

7:40am               Pick up from Woodward St / Pease St, Edge Hill

7:45am               Pick up from Irene St layover, Mooroobool (opposite Bus Stop)

8:15am               Arrive TAS White Rock campus


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