What Environmental Asset Needs Protecting From Bushfire?

Good question, and it is one the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) on behalf of the State Bushfire Coordination Committee (SBCC) are looking for your input on. An environmental asset could be a plant or animal population, an area of habitat, or a part of that habitat such as a group of…

Middle River Fire

A blaze that started on February 9, at Middle River on the island’s north coast burned about 370 hectares of grass, scrub and bushland. Two sheds, a private vehicle, and a CFS 4WD were damaged in the fire. Kangaroo Island firefighters worked through the day and night on Febraury 9. Extra CFS crews including strike…

KI Carer Support Worker, and Maximising My Independence Presentation

Elizabeth Veitch, Carer Support Worker (Kangaroo Island), with Veitch, Carer Support Worker (Kangaroo Island), with Carers-sa, works Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, based at the Junction Australia Community Centre at 16 Telegraph Road. Her role supports unpaid Carers who are caring for family or friends. On February 14, COTA who support older Australians, are presenting at…

Forestry to bring 234 jobs, $41m to Kangaroo Island

The forestry industry will create 234 jobs on Kangaroo Island and contribute more than $41 million to its economy annually, according to an economic impact report prepared by EconSearch. A comparison with other agriculture on the island shows plantation forestry will generate a three-times greater return, more than double the number of jobs, and more…

Kangaroo Island Road Safety Survey

The Kangaroo Island Road Safety Committee have developed a community survey, designed to ask the community four questions focused on a small number of road safety issues. The survey responses will assist the Kangaroo Island Road Safety Committee with their future lobbying approach to seek improved road safety outcomes. Take a few minutes to complete…

Mental Health First Aid Training, Kingscote, 1/2 September

Here is your chance for you or your staff to attend this Nationally and Internationally acclaimed 2 day Workshop Learn how to help your customer, neighbour, sibling, relative, workmate, client, colleague, student, patient, fellow student, resident, club or team member. Don’t let fear and ignorance get in the way of you being the citizen you…