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Future of embedded networks

Have your say on our draft terms of reference to review the price protections for customers in embedded networks for energy and hot and chilled water supplies.

Embedded networks are private energy networks for services such as electricity, hot water and gas. Network customers have limited access to retail competition to put downward pressure on prices.

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Interoperable electronic conveyancing transactions

We have released our draft report on interoperability pricing for Electronic Lodgment Network Operators (ELNOs).

IPART encourages all interested parties to make a submission by Friday 24 March.

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Councils apply for rate increases

Seventeen councils across NSW have applied to IPART for a special variation to increase their income from rates above the rate peg

More information is available on our Special Variations page.

Andrew Nicholls PSM, CEO
IPART welcomes a new CEO

Andrew Nicholls PSM has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of IPART. He commenced at IPART on 30 January 2023.

Andrew is a highly experienced public sector executive leader with substantial expertise in regulation, public policy, legislative and operational reform, organisational strategy and customer service.

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Review of Sydney Desalination Plant prices

IPART is reviewing the maximum prices that Sydney Desalination Plant Pty Ltd (SDP) can charge Sydney Water for its water supply and security services in the Greater Sydney region from 1 July 2023.

We recently held a public hearing to discuss the issues, and the video is available online.

Media Release

Thirteen councils across NSW have applied to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) for a special variation to increase

Media Release

IPART has released a draft report on NSW’s competitive neutrality policy.

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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. 

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