IPART has approved in part Kiama Council’s application, as it did not sufficiently detail the proposed special variation in its Integrated Planning and Reporting documents.

Instead of a permanent cumulative increase of 19.1% over three years, we approved a temporary 1-year increase in general income of 6.0%, including the 2.3% rate peg. The increase above the rate peg (3.7%) is to be removed at the end of 2018-19.