IPART helps NSW residents get safe and reliable services at a fair price. We are:

  • the independent pricing regulator for water, energy, public transport and local government
  • the licence administrator of water, electricity and gas
  • the scheme administrator and regulator of the Energy Savings Scheme.

Our reviews

We conduct reviews across our main focus areas of:

We also conduct reviews of other industries and topics when the NSW government asks us to.

We’re independent

Although we’re a NSW government agency, we operate independently of the government. When making decisions and recommendations, we focus on:

  • protecting consumers from unreasonable price increases
  • improving providers’ efficiency and service quality
  • encouraging competition
  • protecting the environment
  • ensuring that regulated service providers remain financially viable.