The chairman of Tourism KI , Pierre Gregor, says the board recognises the challenges the council is facing, but the decision against imposing a levy has been taken on behalf of more than 200 tourism operators on Kangaroo Island.

"We believe that the tourism industry should not be targeted - now having said that we also believe that all levels of government should actually work with council in order to determine whether or not there is another solution and what that solution might be," he said.

We have marked Kangaroo Island on the map - so you can see that the best located biggest city to island is Adelaida.

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