Office Closure - Commencing 5pm Tuesday, 24 March

In response to the COVID-19 virus, Council’s offices at Dauncey Street and the Depot will be closed to the public until further notice.

However, Council staff will continue to provide services to the community. To order Library books, pay bills or to speak with Council staff, please phone, email or utilise our online services. For all Council enquiries & payments please phone Customer Service on: 08 8553 4500 or email alternatively, Council Payments can be made online, click here.

As per Federal and State Government requirements Playgrounds, Skate parks & Council Campgrounds are now CLOSED. Our parks and reserves remain open for your leisure.

Further updates will be communicated via Council’s website, Council’s Facebook Page, The Islander newspaper and Council’s Community window. Thank you.

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Kangaroo Island Bushfires

As of Monday 24 February 2020, the Recovery Centre at 12 Jubilee Ave Parndana will be open Monday to Friday 8:00am to 6:00pm and Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 4:00pm and can assist with all fire recovery needs, including grant applications. Phone 0438 861 215

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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KI Mayoral Relief & Recovery Bushfire Fund Application

Applications for the Kangaroo Island Mayoral Relief & Recovery Bushfire Fund are now open.

On the 4th of January 2020, Mayor Michael Pengilly established the Fund to raise money to assist those directly impacted by the Bushfires that began on 20 December 2019.

Please complete the application form and return to Council marked: Governance Administration Officer, Kangaroo Island Mayoral Bushfire Relief & Recovery Fund.

By Post: Attention: Governance Administration Officer
Kangaroo Island Council, PO Box 121, Kingscote SA 5223

In Person: Kangaroo Island Council, 43 Dauncey Street, Kingscote marked Attention: Governance Administration Officer OR Penneshaw Community Business Centre, 99 Middle Terrace, Penneshaw marked Attention: Governance Administration Officer

By Email: marked Attention: Governance Administration Officer

Any questions relating to completing the form, please contact Melissa Grimes, Governance Administration Officer on 8553 4560 or email

Additional funding options

You may also be eligible for financial assistance through other funds, grants or loans.

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