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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Strategic Management Plan 2014-18

It is a legislative requirement for SA Councils to have a four year Strategic Management Plan. The Annual Business Plan is derived from this document which provides an update on each area of the plan/organisation tabled monthly at the ordinary meeting of Council. The 2019-2023 draft plan is currently being developed.

Kangaroo Island Council prepares strategic management plans to:

  • help set a clear vision and objectives for Kangaroo Island, in consultation with the community, and builds a framework on how it will work towards these
  • address issues of importance for Kangaroo Island
  • manage its resources, people and assets in a sustainable way
  • align its efforts with the vision of South Australian and Australian Governments

Requirements for strategic management plans are explained in Section 122 of the Local Government Act 1999.

The Kangaroo Island Strategic Management Plan for 2014-2018 is important because it helps outline Council's vision and objectives for the 4 year period. This includes the legislated requirements of the Council, the core functions of the Council and those additional priority areas that contribute to ensuring our Island’s future for those who live, work, study or visit the Island.

This Strategic Management Plan 2014-2018 was reviewed and adopted at the 10 February 2015 Council Meeting.

Kangaroo Island Council recognises that there are many challenges ahead and the most critical issue is the long term financial sustainability of this Council in order to provide the Community and Visitors with roads that are safe and services that are much needed and relevant.

For further information contact: Customer Service on 08 8553 4500 or

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