IPART helps you get safe and reliable services at a fair price.

Latest Updates
Aerial view of houses in a Sydney suburb
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.

Woman holding her little boys hand walking down the street
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!

Dubbo town streets and residential suburbs in aerial view
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 by 15 March 2024.

Person uses Opal card on reader.
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.

Complete our 4-minute survey or make a submission by Sunday 3 March 2024.

Child watering a garden
Sydney Water Operating Licence Review 2023-24

Submissions from stakeholders on our end-of-term review of Sydney Water’s Operating Licence 2019-2024 are due by 8 March 2024.

All feedback received from stakeholders to date will be considered in our final recommendations to the Minister for Water.

Aerial photograph of a Dam in New South Wales
WaterNSW operating licence review 2023-24

Submissions from stakeholders on our end-of-term review of WaterNSW’s operating licence 2022-2024 are due by 8 March 2024.

Submissions on the draft reporting manual that outlines our proposed reporting obligations for WaterNSW are due by 22 March 2024.

All feedback received from stakeholders will be considered and will inform our final recommendations.

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

Speech bubble

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