The state opposition is pushing for a 30 per cent subsidy on ferry fares for the next six months to encourage tourists to visit bushfire-ravaged Kangaroo Island.
The proposed plan also includes free travel for those who have helped the firefighting and recovery efforts including volunteers and employees of CFS, SES, National Parks, MFS, SA Water, SA Power Networks and Telstra. This would involve free return ferry trips for two people, two children and a car.
Opposition Leader Peter Malinauskas says the proposal would help to get people back visiting the island as soon as possible.
"Now is the time for all of us, as South Australians, to throw our support behind the islanders and their businesses," he said.
The government says it is considering all options of how to "support KI in a logical and considered way".
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