Making a submission on a 2019-20 special variation application

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Applications from councils for special variations for 2019-20 are due on 11 February 2019.  Once received they will be placed on the IPART website.  

Ratepayers and other stakeholders can have their say by lodging a submission to IPART.  IPART will be accepting submissions from 11 February 2019 until 14 March 2019.  Any comment received from ratepayers prior to 11 February cannot be treated as a submission.  All submissions will be published on the IPART website unless marked confidential.

IPART will accept submissions using the electronic submission facility. Links to council applications will become available on our website here from 11 February 2019. 

Stakeholders can also provide a submission by email from 11 February 2019 at or by post to:

Local Government Team
Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of NSW
PO Box K35
Haymarket Post Shop, NSW 1240 

Any enquiries regarding special variation or minimum rate applications should be directed to John Madden by email to or by phone on (02) 9113 7780.  For administrative enquiries contact

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