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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Halls and Rooms for Hire

Kangaroo Island Council has the following facilities available for hire to Commercial and Community Groups on Kangaroo Island:

  • Kingscote Town Hall (Part 1 & 2)
  • Council Meeting Rooms (1 & 2 plus Kitchen)
  • Council Interview Room
  • Parndana Town Hall (plus kitchen)
  • Penneshaw Town Hall
  • Penneshaw Meeting Room (plus kitchen)
  • Pavilion

If you would like to book any of the above Council facilities please complete an Hire of Council Facilities Application form or for further information & check availability please contact Customer Service on 08 8553 4500 or email:

American River Town Hall can be booked by contacting American River Progress Association, Jen Stevenson on 0409 350 564 or

Traditional Welcome for Kangaroo Island: For official meetings the dialogue used
“In opening this meeting we acknowledge the traditional owners and their ancestors who walked upon this land.”