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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Last Resort Refuges

Last Resort Refuges on Kangaroo Island

It is important to not to confuse a Last Resort Refuge with a Bushfire Safer Place, Last Resort Refuge are your LAST choice of location to shelter from a bushfire. May be subject to sparks, embers and smoke.

The Country Fire Service (CFS) has designated the following locations around Kangaroo Island as LAST resort refuge when directed by the CFS or other agencies:

  • Kingscote Oval
  • Penneshaw Oval
  • Parndana Oval
  • American River Wharf area
  • Stokes Bay Beach carpark
  • Emu Bay Wharf area

Use if your plan has failed. Not suitable for extended use and provides only limited protection during a bushfire.

KI Map - Bushfire Safer Places 2017

Emergency Contacts

- Emergency 000

- Bushfire Information Hotline 1800 362 361

- TTY 133 677

- CFS Headquarters 08 8463 4200

Click here for further information.