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Special Variations 2024-25

We welcome community views on 9 council applications for a ‘Special Variation’ to their rates income.

The applications are now available to view on our website.  

You can have your say by completing a survey or making a submission by 18 March.

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Out-of-home care costs and pricing

We welcome your feedback on the draft terms of reference for our review on the cost and pricing of out-of-home care in NSW.

You can participate by making a submission by 8 March 2024 to help shape the scope of our review. 

Stay tuned for more participation opportunities throughout the year!

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Review of NSW council financial model

We’re calling for community input into the draft Terms of Reference for a review of the council financial model in NSW. 

You can be a part of the process by reviewing the draft Terms of Reference and telling us what you think by completing our survey or making a submission.

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Opal fares under review

We're calling for community input into how public transport fares should be set until 2028.

You can be part of the process by reviewing the information paper or issues paper and telling us how you use public transport.

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Biodiversity Credits Market Annual Report 2022-23

We've published our findings on how the NSW biodiversity credits market performed in 2022-23 and recommendations for improvement.

The report found several key challenges affecting fundamental aspects of the market such as pricing, transaction costs and barriers to entry.

Thanks to everyone who engaged with us throughout our review of the market in 2022-23.

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IPART Annual Report

We've released of our 2022-23 Annual Report, providing a comprehensive overview of our achievements, milestones, and efforts to deliver safe and reliable services at a fair price to the people of NSW.

Discover the stories behind the numbers and join us in celebrating another year of success.

Media Release

Nine NSW councils have applied to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) for a special variation to increase their incom

Media Release

IPART is seeking community feedback on a draft Terms of Reference for a review of the financial model for council

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Have your say

Your feedback is important to our consultation process. Make a submission or attend a public hearing to have your say. 

Recent reviews

Transport
Mine Life and Rate of Return for the NSW Rail Access Undertaking 2024
Consultation
45 days left for submissions
Local Government
Special Variations & Minimum Rates 2024-25
Consultation
17 days left for submissions
Transport
Measuring direct cost for floor test
Consultation
30 days left for submissions
Other Industries
Review of Out-of-Home Care costs and pricing
Consultation
7 days left for submissions

Climate Change Prioritised

IPART has adopted a statement and framework on climate change