Kangaroo Island is located 13.5 km’s from the mainland at its closest point; it encompasses an area of 4,400 square km’s and has a resident population of 4,417. The Council is responsible for the management of 1,300km’s of unsealed roads and 250km’s of sealed roads. The Island enjoys approx. 200,000 visitors each year, which is steadily increasing.

Our council of elected members comprises the Mayor and 8 councillors.  Kangaroo Island Council was formed in 1996 following the amalgamation of the District Councils of Kingscote and Dudley.

Our vision for Kangaroo Island is a confident, growing and cohesive community.

Our mission is to provide leadership, direction and responsible stewardship of resources and delivery of efficient cost effective key services to our Community.

Our values and behaviours:

  • Creativity and innovation
  • Equality
  • Accountability and transparency
  • Sustainability
  • Service orientated
  • Participatory
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