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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Freedom of Information

Information Statement

The Local Government Act, 1934, Section 65, requires the Council to produce an Information Statement annually which shall contain specific information about the Council. That information is contained within this Annual Report and as such it should also be considered as Council's 2002-2003 Information Statement.

Information requests

Requests for other information not included in the preceeding section, will be considered in accordance with the Freedom of Information provisions of the Local Government Act, 1934. Under this legislation, an application fee and search fee must be forwarded with the completed request form, as provided for in Reg. 275 of 1991 unless the applicant is granted an exemption.

If Council refuses access to a document it must issue a Certificate under Section 65zy of the Local Government Act, 1934 stating why the document is a restricted document. Kangaroo Island Council has not issued any Section 65zy Certificates during 2001-2002.

Freedom of Information Request Forms should be addressed to:

Freedom of Information Officer, Kangaroo Island Council, PO Box 121, KINGSCOTE SA 5223

Applicants will be responded to as soon as possible within the statutory forty five days of Council receiving the properly completed, Freedom of Information Request Form, together with the applicable fees.

Amendment to Council Records

A member of the public may gain access to Council documents to make amendments covering their personal affairs by making a request under the Local Government Act. A member of the public may then request a correction to any information about themselves that is incomplete, incorrect, misleading or out of date.

To gain access to these Council records a member of the public must complete a Freedom of Information Request Form as indicated outlining the records he/she wishes to inspect.