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Date Type & Industry Description Documents
12 Dec 2017
Transport
Media Release
Media Release - Draft recommendations to maintain taxi fare freeze for Sydney
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is seeking feedback on draft recommendations to continue a freeze on taxi fares that has been in place across NSW since 2014.
PDF 186.88KB
12 Dec 2017
Transport
Media Release
Media Release - Draft recommendations to improve regional taxi services released
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is seeking feedback on draft recommendations to improve taxi services in regional areas.
PDF 532.06KB
28 Nov 2017
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - 2018-19 Rate Peg for NSW Local Councils - 28 November 2017
IPART has set the 2018-19 rate peg at
2.3%. The rate peg determines the maximum allowable percentage increase in general income for local councils in NSW.
PDF 59.94KB
31 Oct 2017
Special Reviews
Media Release
Media release - Feedback sought on IPARTs WACC method - 31 October 2017
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is seeking feedback on the standard method it uses to decide the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) across various reviews.
PDF 181.27KB
31 Oct 2017
Transport
Media Release
Media Release - Review of wholesale and retail markets for fuel ethanol - 31 October 2017
Ethanol-blended petrol has become more widely available in NSW during 2017, with the number of nozzles dispensing E10, which contains 10% ethanol, now slightly higher than for regular petrol.
PDF 28.54KB
24 Oct 2017
Water
Media Release
Media Release - Review of developer charges and backlog sewerage charges - 24 October 2017
IPART is calling for public submissions on its review of developer charges and backlog sewerage charges for metropolitan water utilities.
PDF 111.25KB
17 Oct 2017
Energy
Media Release
Media Release - NSW retail electricity prices - October 2017
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has found that NSW consumers are paying around the same prices for electricity today as they did prior to retail price deregulation in 2014.
PDF 212.07KB
10 Oct 2017
Transport
Media Release
Media Release - Illawarra Region - 10 October 2017
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is proposing substantial reductions in rural and regional bus fares to encourage greater use of public transport.
PDF 188.88KB
10 Oct 2017
Transport
Media Release
Media Release - Murray-Murrumbidgee Region - 10 October 2017
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is proposing substantial reductions in rural and regional bus fares to encourage greater use of public transport.
PDF 189.62KB
10 Oct 2017
Transport
Media Release
Media Release - Central Far Western Region - 10 October 2017
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is proposing substantial reductions in rural and regional bus fares to encourage greater use of public transport.
PDF 189KB
10 Oct 2017
Transport
Media Release
Media Release - Southern Region - 10 October 2017
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is proposing substantial reductions in rural and regional bus fares to encourage greater use of public transport.
PDF 189.5KB
10 Oct 2017
Transport
Media Release
Media Release - New England Region - 10 October 2017
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is proposing substantial reductions in rural and regional bus fares to encourage greater use of public transport.
PDF 188.91KB
10 Oct 2017
Transport
Media Release
Media Release - North Coast Region - 10 October 2017
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is proposing substantial reductions in rural and regional bus fares to encourage greater use of public transport.
PDF 189.3KB
29 Sep 2017
Energy
Media Release
Media Release - Assessing electricity transmission reliability compliance - 29 September 2017
We have finalised our approach to assessing TransGrid’s compliance with new NSW electricity transmission reliability standards. The approach addresses feedback received from TransGrid and other stakeholders. Our decision will enable TransGrid to inc...
PDF 43.96KB
15 Sep 2017
Transport
Media Release
Media Release - Draft fares released for Brooklyn Ferry Service - 15 September 2017
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is calling for public submissions on its draft fare determination for Brooklyn Ferry Service operating between Brooklyn and Dangar Island.
PDF 45.41KB

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