IPART has been asked by the NSW Government to conduct a review into the development of a rating framework and complementary service pricing system for Local Land Services NSW. We are required to develop an efficient and transparent cost recovery framework, including the proportion to be funded by Government, for Local Land Services Boards to set fees for the different services provided. We are also to advise on an efficient rating base for compulsory fee collection and an efficient fee collection mechanism. The review will also develop an audit methodology for assessing how the cost recovery framework has been applied by the Land Services Boards. IPART will present a final report to the Government by end of November 2013.