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Links to recently issued media releases, speeches, videos and other materials. For all media enquiries please call (02) 9290 8403 or email Media Enquiries
Date Type & Industry Description Documents
12 Mar 2019
Special Reviews
Media Release
Media Release - Electronic Conveyancing services in NSW - 12 March 2019
IPART review into eConveyancing fees
PDF 216.7KB
26 Feb 2019
Special Reviews
Media Release
Media Release - Rental arrangements for communication towers on Crown Lands - February 2019
Feedback sought
PDF 39.36KB
15 Feb 2019
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Special Variation applications received from 13 councils - 15 February 2019
Thirteen councils across NSW have applied to IPART to increase their general revenue above the rate peg in 2019-20.
PDF 58.91KB
5 Feb 2019
Water
Media Release
Media Release - Final Report on sharing the future costs of rural water released - 5 February 2019
We have released a Final Report for our review of Rural Water Cost Shares. This review does not affect current prices but will inform our upcoming price reviews of WAMC’s water management services (review commencing 1 July 2019) and WaterNSW’s bulk ...
PDF 197.33KB
22 Dec 2018
IPART
Media Release
Media Release - Chairman Dr Peter Boxall retires - December 2018
IPART Chair, Dr Peter Boxall, has announced he will retire after more than seven years as Chair of the NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART).
Dr Boxall will leave IPART in February 2019. IPART CEO, Hugo Harmstorf, paid tribute t...
PDF 62.93KB
20 Dec 2018
Transport
Media Release
Media Release - Point to Point Transport Survey Results
Demand for point-to-point transport in Sydney continues to grow, with around half of Sydneysiders in 2018 reporting that they have used rideshare services such as Uber, Ola, or Taxify, up from a third in 2017.
PDF 188.95KB
18 Dec 2018
Local Government
Media Release
Media release - IPART assesses Campbelltown City Council’s Contributions Plan for Menangle Park - 18 December 2018
IPART is recommending Campbelltown City Council increase development contributions in the Menangle Park Contributions Plan, so they accurately reflect the costs of providing local infrastructure to support new residential development in the Menangle ...
PDF 105.87KB
17 Dec 2018
Local Government
Media Release
Media release - IPART recommends lower infrastructure charges for Riverstone East and Area 20 Precincts - 17 December 2018
IPART is recommending Blacktown City Council reduce its proposed local infrastructure contribution charges for the Riverstone East and Area 20 Precincts in Sydney’s North West Growth Area.
PDF 55.36KB
11 Dec 2018
Water
Media Release
Media Release on draft licence package
This media release provides an overview of the end of term review of the Sydney Water operating licence. IPART invites feedback from stakeholders on our draft recommendations and the draft licence.
PDF 59.54KB
3 Dec 2018
Local Government
Media Release
Media release - 14 Local councils notify intention to vary rates - 3 December 2018
14 councils across NSW have notified IPART of their intention to apply for a special variation to increase their general income above the rate peg in 2019-20.
PDF 40.8KB
16 Nov 2018
Water
Media Release
Media Release - local views sought on water prices - 16 November 2018
This media release provides an overview of the public hearing on 20 November 2018 in Broken Hill on Essential Water’s proposed prices from 1 July 2019.
PDF 193.94KB
16 Nov 2018
Water
Media Release
Media Release - local views sought on water prices - 16 November 2018
This media release provides an overview of the public hearing on 20 November 2018 in Broken Hill on Essential Water’s proposed prices from 1 July 2019.
PDF 193.94KB
15 Nov 2018
Water
Media Release
Media Release - Local views sought on water prices - 15 November 2018
IPART will hold a public hearing about the Central Coast Council’s water, sewerage and stormwater prices.
PDF 49.39KB
13 Nov 2018
Special Reviews
Media Release
Media Release - IPART’s financeability test - Final Report - 13 November 2018
We have released a Final Report for our review of the financeability test which we use to assess the impact of our pricing decisions on the financeability of regulated businesses.
PDF 274.72KB
31 Oct 2018
Water
Media Release
Media Release - Water, wastewater and stormwater service connection charges (developer charges and backlog sewerage charges) - 31 October 2018
This media release highlights our key decisions on the review.
PDF 34.68KB

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