Designated Safer Places

Bushfire Safer Places on Kangaroo Island

A Bushfire Safer Place is a place of relative safety. It may be used as a first resort for those people who have planned to leave high risk locations. Suitable for use during CATASTROPHIC Fire Danger forecast day or during a bushfire.

FREE Camping at Kingscote Oval or Penneshaw Oval with Toilet facilities only. Council Campgrounds are closed on CATASTROPHIC fire danger days.

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Emergency Contacts

- Emergency 000

- Bushfire Information Hotline 1800 362 361

- TTY 133 677

- CFS Headquarters 08 8463 4200

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