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About Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island, situated off the coast of South Australia, is unique in terms of its pristine environment, abundance of native wildlife and spectacular natural attractions, making it the jewel in the crown for the State's tourism and premium, fresh local food and wines.


The Commissioner for Kangaroo Island will focus her work on a number of projects that have been identified as crucial to delivering lasting prosperity and benefits to Kangaroo Island residents.

Some of these projects will lead to improvements in the short term, while others will take longer for the benefits to be fully realised.

Click here to find out about projects underway.

From the Commissioner’s Desk

Thursday, 8 March 2018

It was certainly a busy time on Kangaroo Island on Tuesday 20 February with the Queen Mary II arriving in Penneshaw, along with the Queen’s Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games and the opening events for the Adelaide Fringe Festival.

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