The Kangaroo Island Council oversees care and control of 5 cemeteries throughout the Island.
Cemetery Statue

Lease:
This is for a period of 99 years.
Transfer of a Lease is available upon the completion of a form.
Relinquishment of a Lease.  A letter in writing to the Council from the Lessee with the request.

Burials:
You must give two full working days notice. These arrangements are made through the  Funeral Director;
eg Monday Notice - Thursday Burial --- Wednesday Notice - Saturday/Monday Burial.

Interment of Ashes in Columbarium:
You  must give two full working days notice. These arrangements are made through the  Funeral Director;
eg Monday Notice - Thursday Burial --- Wednesday Notice - Saturday/Monday Burial.

Interment  of Ashes in a previously used site:
Completion of a form by a family member is required.

Landscaping:
No plantings on memorials to take place  within the cemetery  grounds.

American River
Redbanks Road

Burial Allotments and Brick Columbarium Niche.

Cemetery - American River
Emy Bay - Historical
Section 457/8 Hundred of Menzies

A small area set aside for burials, but no headstones or records of those buried . Sign posted. This is not used for current burials.

Cemetery - Emu Bay

Kingscote
Seaview Road & Cordes Road

Burial Allotments, Lawned Area & Brick Columbarium Niche.

Cemetery - Kingscote
Penneshaw - Heritage SA
Hog Bay Road
Burial Allotments Cemetery - Penneshaw

Pioneer - Historical
Seaview Road

This holds the remains of the Early Settlement Inhabitants who arrived on Kangaroo Island in 1836. This area is not used for current burials.

Fees & Charges
(current as of 1st July 2010)
Burial: w.spacer Interment of Ashes in Columbarium
Lease - 99 Years
Weekday - Single Depth
Weekend/Public Holiday - Single Depth
Weekday - Double Depth
Weekend/Public Holiday - Double Depth
Plaque
Concrete Stand for Plaque
$265.00
$849.00
$1379.00
$1008.00
$1485.00
as per invoice
$106.00
Lease - 99 Years
Plaque - Kingscote
Plaque - American River
Plaque - Penneshaw
Interment of Ashes in previously used site
$265.00
$217.00
$217.00
$217.00
$265.00

Note: Leases can be pre-paid

Copies of the Fees and Charges are available from Penneshaw Business Centre, Council Main Office or email:
cemetery@kicouncil.sa.gov.au
w.spacer
Re-use of Sites Plaques & Memorials Additional forms to be completed

After the period of  99 years Council, and after consultation with members of the family, will re-issue the plots to be used again. An 'Advance Advice Notice'  will be issued.

Council encourages members of the family to erect plaques and headstones NOT exceeding a height of 450mm, max width 1m, 350mm deep with a removable concrete stand.

In the lawn section no additional structures other than the Plaque are to be placed on the allotment site. The new burial section will be lawn only.

Standard size  bronze plaques are available through Council. Please contact the Officer in charge on 08 8553 4534.

  1. Transfer of Lease
  2. Application for Interment of Ashes in a previously used site
  3. Application for a Memorial.
    (this is for contractors only)

Forms are available upon request to the Officer in charge on  08 8553 4534  or email: cemetery@kicouncil.sa.gov.au

w.spacer
Required Notice of Burials Interment of Ashes in Gravesite and the Columbarium Memorial Plaque for Columbariums

Two full working days (after notification) is required by Council eg:
Monday Notice - Thursday Burial
Wednesday Notice - Saturday/Monday Burial 

Arrangements can be made with the Cemetery Officer on 08 8553 4534 or email cemetery@kicouncil.sa.gov.au

Arrangements can be made with the Cemetery Officer on 08 8553 4534 or email cemetery@kicouncil.sa.gov.au

 

Note:
Part of the Penneshaw Cemetery (old part) is under the care and control of Heritage SA. Please refer to the Penneshaw Cemetery brochure or contact Council on 08 8553 4500 for further information.


 
 
Navigation