LGCI survey

Local Government Cost Index

The Local Government Cost Index is the primary input into setting the annual rate peg. 
 
IPART surveys councils on costs for the LGCI every four years.
 
We have released the Local Government Cost Index Survey 2019.  Councils can download the survey from here.
 
Completed surveys should be submitted via our Council Portal by close of business on Wednesday, 11 December 2019.
 
For more information on the survey, please see the following Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet - Local Government Cost Index Survey 2019.
 
The LGCI was last reweighted in 2016 based on the results of the 2015 cost survey of councils.  Learn more about the 2016 reweight here.
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