IPART is an independent, strategic agency of NSW Government, charged with regulating key markets and government services to ensure effective social, environmental and economic outcomes.

IPART’s functions include statutory and commissioned roles across the following sectors:

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.