School of Biological Science vehicles are available for FACULTY OF SCIENCE staff and students only.

Information for booking vehicles is available below.

  1. Read the BIOL Vehicle Policy to determine if you meet the BIOL driver licence requirements.
    Note: if you do not meet the BIOL requirements you can still drive UQ fleet vehicles. Follow the steps below to obtain Authority to Drive from your supervisor and BIOL Head of School.
  2. Complete the Authority to Drive form - (authorises driving of UQ and BIOL vehicles).
  3. Have your form signed by your supervisor and attach a photocopy of your current licence.
  4. Email BiologyVehicles@uq.edu.au to arrange vehicle induction training. 
  5. Hand the form into the Head of School Office (Room 204, Goddard Building) for signing.

 

  • 4WD vehicles - 65 cents per km
  • 2WD & AWD vehicles - 50 cents per km 

 

Minimum hire charge

A minimum $20 hire fee applies to all bookings totaling less than $20.

Cancellation charges

This minimum fee of $20 will apply to users who book vehicles but do not use them.
To avoid a cancellation charge, please make sure you cancel the vehicle at least 24 hours before the vehicle is required.

Please contact the biologyvehicles@uq.edu.au if you wish to cancel or change a booking.

  1. Go to the Science Bookings website, login and click on BIOL Vehicles (or click on the "List of Vehicles" item below)
  2. Select and then click on the booking link for the vehicle you wish to hire, to view the calendar
  3. Select your first day of hire by clicking on the date number
  4. Enter your name and mobile phone number (mandatory)
  5. Select the times you want to have the vehicle - ensure you allow time for unpacking and cleaning.
  6. For bookings of more than one day,
    - click on "Repeat Information Show" link
    - select the repeat criterion
    - enter the final day of your booking
  7. Click "Create Event" to complete the booking

NOTE If you require the vehicle before 8am, please book it from 3.30pm the previous day,  so you can collect the keys. There is no overnight charge to do this.

To change or delete an event contact biologyvehicles@uq.edu.au

 

Collection procedure

Collection during Office Hours

  • Collect keys, towbars and log book from Goddard Goods Receiving counter, Rm 165 (open 8am-4pm Monday - Friday)

Outside office hours

  • Collect keys, towbars and log book ahead of time - arrangements can be made to collect vehicles from 3.30pm the day prior to the booking, if available, and returned before 9am the day after, free of charge.

Return procedure

  • Park the vehicle at the location indicated on the Log Book cover.
  • Return keys, towbar and the completed log book to the Goods Receiving counter. Rm 165, 8am-4pm Monday - Friday
  • Late return of the keys and/or log book will incur pro-rata daily fee.
  • A cleaning fee may be charged if the vehicle is returned containing rubbish or is dirty.

 Please contact biologyvehicles@uq.edu.au if you have any problems.

It is the hirers responsiblity to pay for:

  • any insurance excess in the event of an accident
  • any traffic infringement notices eg. speeding fines
  • toll charges

Please contact biologyvehicles@uq.edu.au if you have any questions.

The following items of safety and recovery gear are available. Please contact Selena Hobbs.

  •  Vehicle Satellite tracking
  • Satellite phones
  • EPIRB's Personal Tracking Devices
  • Vehicle Recovery Equipment
  • First Aid Kits

VIEW all vehicles bookings

 

Description Spec's Dimensions Location Key from
Extras
Subaru Forester
Book: 598KOQ Subaru Forester
Automatic
AWD
5 Seats
Petrol

Hire Form

  Mansfield Pl 08-165  
Toyota Prius
Book: 083KAR Toyota Prius
Automatic
2WD
5 Seats
Petrol
No Towbar

Hire Form

  Mansfield Pl 08-165  
Toyota Hilux Trayback
Book: 530MAM Hilux Trayback
Automatic
2WD
5 Seats
Petrol
No Towbar

Hire Form

  Mansfield Pl
or
08-Courtyard
 08-165  
Toyota Hilux 4WD
Book: 417MEF Hilux Trayback
Automatic
4WD
5 Seats
Diesel
Towbar

Hire Form

  08-Courtyard 08-165  UHF radio
Toyota Prado
Book: 414MEF Toyota Prado
Automatic
4WD
7 Seats
Diesel
Towbar

Hire Form

  08-Courtyard 08-165 Roof Rack
UHF radio
Toyota Troop Carrier
Book: 127VEE LandCruiser GXL
Manual
4WD
5 Seats (fwd)
Diesel
Towbar (Braked)

Hire Form

  Multi-Story Carpark 2
Bldg 98b
Level1
08-165 Cargo Barrier
2 spare wheels (Rear Mounted)
Dual Batteries
UHF radio

 

Toyota Troop Carrier
Book: 706TML Troop Carrier
Manual
4WD
3 Seats (fwd)
8 Seats (side)
Diesel
Towbar (Braked)

Hire Form
  Multi-Story Carpark 2
Bldg 98b
Level1
08-165 Extra spare wheel available on request
Dual Batteries
Dual Tanks
UHF radio
Toyota Troop Carrier
Book: 742TTU Troop Carrier
Manual
4WD
3 Seats (fwd)
8 Seats (side)
Diesel
Towbar (Braked)

Hire Form
  Multi-Story Carpark 2
Bldg 98b
Level1
08-165 Extra spare wheel available on request
Dual Batteries
Dual Tanks
UHF radio
Toyota Troop Carrier
Book: 890WBI Troop Carrier
Manual
4WD
2 Seats (fwd)
8 Seats (side)
Diesel
Towbar (Braked)

Hire Form
  Multi-Story Carpark 2
Bldg 98b
Level1
08-165 Extra spare wheel available on request
Dual Batteries
Dual Tanks
UHF radio
Toyota Hilux
Book: 274MCN Hilux
Manual
4WD
5 Seats
Diesel
Towbar

Hire Form
  Multi-Story Carpark 2
Bldg 98b
Level1
08-165  
Toyota Hilux
Book: 409SQK Hilux
Manual
4WD
5 1/2 Seats
Diesel
Towbar

Hire Form
  Multi-Story Carpark 2
Bldg 98b
Level1
08-165  
Ford Ranger
Book: 666SOY Ford Ranger
Manual
4WD
5 Seats
Diesel
Towbar

Hire Form
  Multi-Story Carpark 2
Bldg 98b
Level1
08-165  

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