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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Finance Committee

Kangaroo Island Council elects to have a Section 41 Finance Committee as part of its functions.

The role of the Finance Committee is:

(a) To ensure compliance with legislative requirements;

(b) To consider reports on Council’s performance against budget;

(c) To consider reports on the immediate and long term financial plans of Council;

(d) To consider Council’s priorities in line with the Strategic and other plans.

The Committee considers items such as infrastructure needs, budget appropriations recommended by other Committees, and asset replacement and construction.

The Finance Committee will review;

  • the financial implications of Council Plans to ensure they relate to the Strategic Direction of Council and that they meet the needs of the Community.
  • the financial status of Major Projects on a regular basis and recommend corrective action, if any, to Council for consideration.

They also consider any other business as determined by the Committee.

As of November 2018, the membership of the Finance Committee comprises of all Elected Members.

The Finance Committee meets as required, which is at least 2 times a year at appropriate times in the reporting cycle, and usually coincides with a quarterly review of the Councils financial performance comparing actual with budget.

Notice of each meeting confirming the venue, time and date, together with an agenda of items to be discussed, is forwarded to each member of the Committee and observers, no later than 3 clear days before the date of the meeting.

Minutes of committee meetings shall be circulated within five days after a meeting to all members of the Committee and to all members of the Council and will (as appropriate) be available to the public.