The Dineen Group
In the early 1960s Bill Dineen ran a school run in Trafalgar.
In 1968 he purchased Workmen’s Comfort Coaches of Trafalgar followed by Warragul Bus Lines.
Heyfield Bus Lines was acquired circa 1984.
In June 1985 Westernport Roadlines was purchased.
In October 1990 Panorama Coaches was acquired from Don Nugent with 13 buses and coaches.
In May 1991 Hurstbridge Coaches was purchased and later merged with Panorama Coaches.
In 2002 Sandringham & Brighton Coaches was acquired.
In September 2006 McKenzie’s Tourist Services, Healesville was purchased.
In November 2011 Martyrs Bus Service. In November 2013 Cann’s Bus Lines, Corowa was purchased.
In January 2017 Snowliner Coaches, Cooma was purchased from Evans Family.
In July 2017, Cavanagh Bus Group Kempsey was purchased from the Cavanagh’s.
In February 2021 Latrobe Valley Bus Lines, was added and followed the same year by Symes Coaches, Inverell in June, Inverell Bus Service, Inverell and Moons Buslines, Yanakie in September
In June 2022 Eperience Bus Hire and Charter was added
As at January 2022, the Dineen Group operated over 700 buses and coaches under the following brands in Victoria and New South Wales
- Some of the accquired companies have been incorporated into other existing operations