Kangaroo Island Bushfires

The Recovery centre for people affected by the fires on Kangaroo Island is located at Community Health Centre, 12 Jubilee Avenue, Parndana and open 7.00am - 7.00pm daily.

For information on current warnings visit the CFS website.

For other Recovery Information visit Department of Human Services website. Additional information is also available on Council's website.

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Kangaroo Island Bushfires and Recovery

If you have been affected by the fires, most of the information you will require can be found on the Department of Human Services (DHS) website. Additional information is contained in the below links.

Waste Clean Up

If your property has been affected by fire, register your waste needs on the 2019/2020 SA Bushfire Waste Management Registration form at greenindustries.sa.gov.au/register-your-waste-needs - particularly if you have damaged buildings, structures, or yard waste. Spraying of asbestos and CCA ash commenced today and will continue throughout January.

Donations

If you wish to make a financial donation through Kangaroo Island Council's KI Mayoral Relief and Recovery Bushfire Fund the Bank SA details are:

BSB: 105 094   Account Number: 035 680 540
Account Name: Mayoral Bushfire fund
International deposit enter Swift Code: SGBLAU2S

Council is seeking tax deductibility status for the KI Mayoral Relief and Recovery Bushfire Fund and will be able to confirm DGR status via website and Facebook in the next few days.

  • Food and accommodation donations being managed through Emergency Relief at the Kingscote Relief Centre for distribution to the community - Junction Australia ph: 8553 2809
  • Everyday item donations through Island Care, Giles St, Kingscote
    ph: Catherine Kewley 0459 100 610
  • Further information from Department of Human Services (DHS) website

Financial Assistance

The Federal Government will provide grants of up to $10,000 to impacted small businesses, and $15,000 to primary producers and farmers. This will give businesses and families the immediate assistance they need to begin rebuilding.

For more information on eligibility, and to apply for any grants/funding please visit the Relief Centre at the Kingscote Football Oval. In addition to the financial relief options listed on the DHS website, you may also be eligible for the following:

For a comprehensive list of grants available to residents of Kangaroo Island, visit Regional Development Australia - Hills and Coast Grant Finder (Grant Guru).

Recovery Information: