Our Team

Discovery coaches employ full time & part time staff who are fully trained, experienced & committed to our customer's needs. We offer our Clients a 24/7 contact with management to enable immediate response to client requirements in emergency situations.

Rostering is managed on the principles of fatigue management, our customers’ expectations and Industrial Relations Regulations and requirements.

 

Mark Polley - Managing Director, Fleet Manager

Mark Polley has a long history in the industry starting in the family business as an apprentice diesel fitter then continued as a tradesman and workshop manager. Driving students to school or taking a coach full of tourists on a spectacular journey across the country in safety and comfort is a passion he inherited from his father Duncan Polley, founder of Polleys Coaches; Duncan was one of the early pioneers of coach tours to central Australia, Duncan’s tours were legendary and Mark also has this sense of adventure in his blood.

Marks a qualified Diesel Fitter has provided a helping hand to many fellow coach companies getting their vehicles back on the road, Qualified Administrator, Trained in the implementation of Fatigue Management Strategies, Experienced with driving on all types of roads and conditions including licensed for snow driving in NSW, a Trainer and a Certified Approved Person - Heavy Vehicle Modifications.

Louise Polley - Office & Operations Manager, Coach Captain

Louise shares this passion of touring with her many years of driving & travelling, she enjoys organising day trips, group & Tour Itineraries. 

Louise started driving coaches & trucks while in the Australian Armed Forces (RACT & RAEME) in 1995, has studied as a Mechanic / Diesel Fitter & still to this day enjoys driving heavy vehicles. She has decided to devote her passion to touring, giving you a chance to experience the uniqueness Australia has to offer.

Louise is currently working within the Queensland Bus Industry Council as a Long Distance Tour/ Charter committee member & dedicated representative. She holds many Qualifications, Certifications & Diploma’s including Implementation of Fatigue Management Strategies, Advanced First Aid & CPR, Workplace Health & Safety, Cert IV in Fitness & Personal Trainer plus many others.

Drew - Reception

Kristal - Office Assistant

Chris - Assistant

Murray - Coach Captain

Murray has over three decades experience within the Bus & Coach industry. He started when he bought his own school runs and charters within the Region. Murray has millions of kilometres driving experience, Including service runs around Australia as a tour & charter driver - school excursions (snow licence qualified), camps, tour driver operator and transporting workers to mining site camps and airports. Murray is a great addition to our team, as we see our fleet and business expand.

Wayne - Coach Captain

Wayne is a highly regarded and popular Coach Captain, with many years of experience taking groups, clubs, schools & passengers to major destinations throughout Australia. Wayne always gives 110% and is a valued member of out team.

Nohl - Coach Captain

Contact our friendly team today about your next adventure!