fire recovery resources


Department Human Services

Kangaroo Island Fire Recovery Centre

The types of information you can find here is:

  • Grants and Financial Assistance
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • CFS Updates
  • and lots of other areas where you can get assistance with issues

The recovery centre is open for people affected by the fires on Kangaroo Island.

Community Health Centre
12 Jubilee Avenue

Open 7.00 am to 7.00 pm every day.

You can contact Mike Williams, Local Recovery Coordinator on 0418 818 522, and also Jennifer Tretheway, Local Recovery Officer on 0427 594 220.


If you have an issue which is Recovery related, please let us know so that we can log it with the Recovery Centre



See the above DHS link above for a full list of Grants and Financial Assistance.

Summarised Grants list  with information can be found Here - updated 10 February2020


Who you can leverage off

South Australian Tourism Commission 

#BookThemOut   Media Kit   


Use the signs by taking photos of you or your staff, post it on your social, get your customers to take photos with themselves and post on their own social media.

If you know of a Fundraising event - make sure you get it added as an Event to ATDW.  SATC are featuring Bushfire Events and Fundriasers to their website here.  Log into your ATDW to add the listings.


Tourism Australia


Media Release

FAQ document


Fresh FM

Giving A Little Love to businesses affected by the bushfires - $100,000 of sponsored advertising.  Complete their online form Here

Marketing Tips

Tourism Tribe


Workshop 7th February

Recovery Inforamtion 3 months free access to Tourism Tribe at the bottom of this page


HWR Kangaro Island Visitor Guide

A new Summer Edition is available in Digital Format Here

Downlaod the new Poster


Working with International Media

Guidelines Here


Australian Taxation Office

Tax Relief and assistance for people impacted by fires.  Information Here


Studio S2 Architects

Amy is very happy to have a no obligation conversation regarding rebuild or refurbishment.  Contact Amy via Email 



Business Rebuild and Sustainability Assistance


Wine Australia

Recovery of Vineyards after a Fire, including a case study and podcast.  Information Here


Asbestos Cleanup

Feeding native wildlife guidelines after natural disaster

Help with Insurance claims


Join the Kangaroo Island Fire Recovery Facebook Group 



CLICK HERE to send a message to the
Kangaroo Island Tourism Food Wine Beverage Association