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The future of embedded networks in NSW

The Draft Report on our review of the future of embedded networks in NSW has been released.

We welcome your feedback on our draft recommendations on new price protections for over 90,000 customers served by embedded networks.

Have your say by making a submission on or before Monday 22 January 2024.

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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.

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Rate peg set for 2024-25

The Tribunal has set the rate peg for 2024-25 using a new methodology which includes forward-looking indicators to measure changes in councils’ base costs.

The new methodology has produced rate pegs that more accurately reflect the increase in costs for each council.

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IPART welcomes new Tribunal member

IPART welcomes the appointment of former Australian Productivity Commissioner Jonathan Coppel for a five-year term.

Mr Coppel brings extensive experience in national and international economic institutions to his appointment, as IPART continues to help the people of NSW get safe and reliable services at a fair price.

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Rate Peg Methodology Final Report

The Final Report on the rate peg methodology has been published, announcing significant changes set to apply from the 2024-25 financial year.  

We have also recommended the NSW Government commission an independent review of the financial model for councils in NSW.  

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Early Childhood Education and Care review

We've released our Interim Report setting out our draft recommendations to improve accessibility, affordability and choice within NSW.

Families, carers, educators, and providers, we welcome your feedback!

We will consider all feedback and will make final recommendations to the NSW Government in December this year.

Media Release

The NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has released draft recommendations on new price protections

Media Release

IPART has released its Final Report on the contributions that Camden Council can levy on developers in the Lowes Creek Maryland Precinct.

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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

WaterNSW operating licence review 2023-24
In progress
Sydney Water Operating Licence Review 2023-24
Public Water Utility Audit Guideline Review 2023
Review Completed
WaterNSW Annual Review of rural bulk water charges for 2023-24
Review Completed

Climate Change Prioritised

IPART has adopted a statement and framework on climate change