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Current Management Plans

The functions of the Commissioner for Kangaroo Island (Commissioner), pursuant to section 8 of the Commissioner for Kangaroo Island Act 2014 (the Act), include improving the management and delivery of services and infrastructure by government agencies, to provide assistance to businesses and residents dealing with government agencies, and to assist in improving the local economy of Kangaroo Island.

In carrying out these functions, the Commissioner may prepare a management plan, pursuant to Part 4 of the Act.  

View the Information paper on Preparing Management Plans Under the Commissioner for Kangaroo Island Act   (PDF, 656 KB) for more information on management plans.

Management Plan for Housing on Kangaroo Island

A need for improved community housing infrastructure and associated services has been identified as a priority in reports prepared by the Kangaroo Island Futures Authority.

In addition, there are around 300 jobs associated with the $171 million of proposed and approved developments taking place on Kangaroo Island over the next three - five years. Temporary, short and long-term housing will be required to accommodate the new additions to the workforce.

For these reasons the Commissioner has identified a need to improve the provision of housing infrastructure and associated services to meet the complex needs of Kangaroo Island through a Management Plan.

View the Management Plan for Housing on Kangaroo Island here (PDF, 698 KB)

The Commissioner's Office is currently working with State Government agencies and key stakeholders to deliver the Implementation Plan that responds to the priorities and proposals set out in the Management Plan. A Report has been prepared by the Commissioner's Office that includes research on KI's housing diversity, affordability and availability. The Kangaroo Island Housing Diversity, Affordability and Availability Report (PDF, 3736 KB) is available here.

Please contact the Office of the Commissioner for Kangaroo Island to access a printed version of the Management Plan.

Consultation

Consultation on the Draft management Plan was undertaken between 14 June - 15 July 2016. Written submissions were invited for the Draft Management Plan with particular comment sought on the proposals and priorities set out in Section 3 of the draft Plan. 

All representations (submissions) made by members of the public will be considered by the Commissioner before adopting the final Plan in accordance with the Act. 

There was 1 written representation made on the Draft Management Plan for Housing, which is available to view here (PDF, 175 KB).

For more information on the Draft Management Plan for Housing on Kangaroo Island, please contact the Principal Strategy Officer, Cate Stanford on (08) 7109 7106 or email KICommissioner@sa.gov.au.