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Kangaroo Island, American River - Tourist Resort

The proposal


The proposal can be generally described as a tourist accommodation resort, comprising a range of resort suites and freestanding self contained villas, together with resort amenities.

Download a summary of this development (PDF, 309 KB)

The proposal includes:

  • restaurants
  • bars
  • a health spa
  • fitness centre
  • kid’s clubhouse
  • nature based activity centre
  • conference facilities
  • associated car parking and infrastructure.

A commercial marina and associated development has been removed from the declaration.

Assessment stages and documentation


Stages and documentation are listed in chronological order, from most recent to original declaration:

Stage of assessment processDate ▼Documentation

Governor's decision

27 January 2017

Government Gazette dated 27 January 2017, page 194

Assessment report by minister

27 January 2017

Assessment Report (PDF, 2343 KB)

Release of Response Document

25 November 2016

Response to Submissions (PDF, 2403 KB)

Revised Plans - Part 1 (PDF, 27705 KB)

Revised Plans - Part 2 (PDF, 30078 KB)

Release of submissions made by public to Development Report

16 November 2016

Public Submissions (PDF, 13454 KB)

Release of assessment document by proponent for public consultation

13 October 2016

Development Report - Part 1 (PDF, 32045 KB)

PDevelopment Report - Part 2 (PDF, 19191 KB)

Drawings - Part 1 (PDF, 33669 KB)

Drawings - Part 2 (PDF, 28498 KB)

Drawings - Part 3 (PDF, 19158 KB)

Technical Reports and Guidelines (PDF, 13476 KB)

Background Feasibility Study (PDF, 18326 KB)

Background Proposal Design (PDF, 18719 KB)

Public Notice (PDF, 1703 KB)

Feedback form for representors (PDF, 350 KB)

Release of guidelines by Development Assessment Commission with level of assessment determined as DR

29 September 2016

Guidelines (PDF, 914 KB)

Public Notice (PDF, 58 KB)

Release of guidelines by Development Assessment Commission with level of assessment determined as PER

21 April 2016

Guidelines (PDF, 317 KB)

Declaration as major development

18 July 2015

Government Gazette dated 6 August 2015

Government Gazette dated 8 September 2016

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