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Date Type & Industry Description Documents
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
17 Oct 2018
Special Reviews
Media Release
Media release - Cost of land valuation services for NSW councils under review - 17 October 2018
IPART is seeking submissions from the public and other stakeholders on the Issues Paper for the Valuer General price review which has now been released. Stakeholders may also provide feedback on the Valuer General’s Pricing Proposal which will be re...
PDF 40.47KB
16 Oct 2018
Water
Media Release
Media Release - Proposed changes to rural water cost shares - 16 October 2018
We have released a Draft Report for our review of Rural Water Cost Shares. This review does not affect current prices but will inform our upcoming reviews of WAMC’s water management services (review commencing 1 July 2019) and WaterNSW’s rural bulk ...
PDF 46.42KB
15 Oct 2018
Transport
Media Release
Media Release - IPART’s draft report on ethanol market monitoring - 15 October 2018
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is seeking comments on its draft report on monitoring the wholesale and retail markets for ethanol used in fuel blends like E10.
PDF 45.69KB
8 Oct 2018
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - IPART recommends council updates infrastructure costs for Box Hill - 8 October 2018
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is recommending the proposed costs of developing the Box Hill and Box Hill Industrial precincts in The Hills Shire Council be increased slightly before the council applies for State Government f...
PDF 41.86KB
2 Oct 2018
Energy
Media Release
Media Release - Draft Report - Energy market monitoring 2017-18 - 2 October 2018
NSW electricity and gas prices have stablised over the past year and retailers are facing increasing competition.
PDF 55.45KB
2 Oct 2018
Energy
Media Release
Media Release - Draft Report - Retailers metering practices in NSW - 2 October 2018
NSW electricity and gas prices have stabilised over the past year and retails are facing increased competition.
PDF 55.45KB
25 Sep 2018
Special Reviews
Media Release
Media Release - Draft Report - NSW Container Deposit Scheme - 25 September 2018
IPART has released a draft report on the impacts of the NSW container deposit scheme on beverage prices and competition over the first nine months of the scheme (ie, November 2017 to December 2018).
PDF 94.83KB
25 Sep 2018
Water
Media Release
Media release - Views sought on water and sewerage prices in Broken Hill - 25 September 2018
IPART is seeking submissions from the public and other stakeholders on Essential Energy’s proposed water and sewerage prices in and around Broken Hill, and WaterNSW’s proposed prices for the Murray River to Broken Hill pipeline, from 1 July 2019. Iss...
PDF 45.83KB

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