12 March 2020

New era for KI Spirits

Iconic Island distillery Kangaroo Island Spirits has entered a new phase with the sale of the business to listed “craft business accelerator” Founders First. Jon and Sarah Lark began their Kangaroo Island adventure in 2002 and their distillery at Cygnet River has been a beacon for gin lovers for more than a dozen years, producing…

1 March 2020

Forum to grow Island’s conferencing offer

Conference events have been identified as a key to driving Kangaroo Island’s visitor economy in the wake of the bushfires over the 2019-20 summer. An information session for tour providers, restaurants, transport operators and visitor experiences will be held on Friday, March 6 at 1pm at the Aurora Ozone Hotel. Funds have been reassigned from…

11 February 2020

Igniting Kingscote with art

Advance Kingscote Progress Association has received a grant from Stronger Communities Partnerships to provide small art works around Kingscote that will surprise and delight visitors and the local community. AKPA has matched the grant funding to allow the project to proceed. The Art Trail will complement the proposed Kingscote Silo Art Painting, to act as…

25 November 2019

KI author Darry Fraser launches “Good Woman of Renmark”

There’s nothing better than realising a lifelong dream, and three years ago that’s exactly what happened for local author, Darry Fraser. Her first novel, Daughter of the Murray was published with Harlequin Mira, a division of Harper Collins. Since then, three more novels and a novella have been published – Where the Murray River Runs,…