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Smith Bay, Kangaroo Island - Deep Water Port Facility

28 Mar 2019

The proposal for a deep water wharf at Smith Bay, Kangaroo Island is being assessed under the Major Development provisions of the Development Act 1993.

In July 2017, the then Development Assessment Commission (DAC) determined the level of assessment to be an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and set Guidelines for the assessment.

The proponent has prepared the required EIS document which is now on public consultation from 28 March to 28 May 2019.

Obtaining the EIS

The EIS document can be read online via the website.

Copies of the EIS are also available for viewing at the following locations:

  • Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI), Level 5, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
  • Kangaroo Island Council, 43 Dauncey Street, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island

Make a submission

Written submissions on the EIS are invited until 5pm on 28 May 2019. Submissions will be made available for public inspection and will be included in the proponent’s Response Document (that will be released for public information at a later date).

Submissions can be made via email to or by letter addressed to:

    Minister for Planning
    C/- Robert Kleeman
    Unit Manager Policy and Strategic Assessment
    Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI)
    GPO Box 1815
    ADELAIDE SA 5000

Attend a public meetings

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure will be convening the following public meetings during the public consultation period:

Wednesday, 1 May 20191pm to 7pmKingscote Town Hall, Dauncey Street, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island
Thursday, 2 May 201911am to 4pmParndana Town Hall, Parndana, Kangaroo Island
Tuesday, 7 May 201912pm to 6pmGround Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

Further information

Page last modified Thursday, 28 March 2019