IPART helps you get safe and reliable services at a fair price.
We are reviewing the maximum prices that Sydney Desalination Plant Pty Ltd can charge its customers from 1 July 2023.
The plant is Sydney’s only major rainfall-independent source of drinking water and can supply up to 15% of Greater Sydney’s daily water needs.
The Minister for Customer Service has directed IPART to monitor the NSW biodiversity credits market for the next three years.
The biodiversity credits market is used to offset the unavoidable impacts of development or clearing on biodiversity through the trading of like for like credits.
We have released our Final Report on the prices Essential Water can charge for water and wastewater services in Broken Hill and the surrounding areas of Menindee, Sunset Strip and Silverton from 1 January 2023 to 30 June 2026.
Under our decisions, prices for water and wastewater services will remain stable for most customers, before inflation.
We have released our Final Report on how we regulate NSW council domestic waste management annual charges.
Instead of a benchmark waste peg, our Final Report welcomes and accepts the regulatory approach proposed by the Office of Local Government. We also encourage councils to engage in effective community consultation on waste charges.
We are seeking feedback on our draft recommendations for improving rail track access in NSW.
The existing rail access framework has been in place for 20 years. With the freight movements in metropolitan NSW set to double over the next 30 years, it is important that NSW has the right rail access framework for allowing third-party train operators to use the rail network.
We have released our draft report on the performance and competitiveness of the NSW retail energy market in the 2021-22 financial year.
The report found that the energy market is undergoing a period of volatility with higher retail energy prices.
IPART is reviewing the methodology we use to set the local government rate peg.
We have published an Issues Paper which sets out some of the important factors that affect how we set the rate peg, and some of the questions we have for stakeholders.
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IPART has adopted a statement and framework on climate change