Driving Your Future

At Ventura we believe in providing the best possible service for our customers and a diverse and productive work enviornment for our employees.

Driving Your Future

At Ventura we believe in providing the best possible service for our customers and a diverse and productive work enviornment for our employees.

Our Difference

Empowered Customers

In addition to being proud of our service reliability and punctuality performance, Ventura have introduced live tracking of all our services, so our customers know exactly where their bus is and can ride our services with con dence. This minimises waiting time at bus stops and alleviates the fear of missing the bus. Get onboard now and download “Ventura Tracker” today.

Ventura also operates Demand Responsive services (Telebus) in six neighbourhoods of Melbourne and plan this form of Mobility as a Service to expand to reduce congestion around train stations, as our last mile solution.

Sustainable Fleet

Ventura have been at the forefront of introducing, non-fossil fuels, to power our 900 + buses. We developed Charcoal powered engines during the World War fuel rationing, we have operated buses on 100% renewable ethanol fuel for over a 20 year period (Australian Greenhouse Gas Award Winner) and operated hybrid electric / diesel powered buses for a long period.

Given the vast distances we cover, the relatively lower population density and the current challenges on our electricity grid, we are looking forward to the introduction of Hydrogen powered buses to serve our communities. Until our locally supplied source of Hydrogen is mainstream, Ventura will continue to invest in Hybrid Electric / Diesel buses and Euro VI rated diesel buses.

Youth, Diversity and Community

As a fourth generation Australian Family company we hold our family values very strongly. Our investment in recruiting apprentice mechanics and young trainees is signi cant. We recognise the value in being a diverse workforce.

We have a commitment to improve our gender in balance by increasing our female driver workforce from 10% to 25% before our Centenary. Our Women at the Wheel open day programs give our female applicants a chance to chat to other established female drivers and hear about the great careers we offer.

Ventura have given clients with different abilities, from Wallara the opportunity to join the workforce and work on the cleaning of buses. We have also donated 4 buses and trained female drivers to go Port Moresby for the UN Women’s safe city program, so female residents can travel on female only buses without the fear of violence. We have sent a bus to Paci c Island Kiribati to transport students with different abilities to school.

Our Liveable City

The Ventura planning team are very innovative in designing routes to minimise traffic congestion and ensure buses are productive when they leave the depot gates. We redesigned Melbourne CBD routes to U-turn on Lonsdale and Exhibition Streets, rather than clog city streets not in service to reposition.

Our Planning team are active in designing train and tram replacement services whilst our city grows the Metro Tunnel, train station rebuilds and level crossing removals.

We have at times an extra 350 buses in service to keep Melbourne moving. Our current projects include redesigning bus routes to service the future Suburban Rail Loop to keep our city growing and designing work patterns to provide greater work life balance for our Ventura Drivers.

Download the App Today!

Don’t miss the bus, download the Ventura Tracker app to view real time bus locations of all Ventura services.

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