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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
14 Nov 2016
Water
Media Release
Media Release - Broken Hill Water and sewerage services price review deferred - 14 November 2016
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has agreed to Essential Energy’s request to defer the scheduled price review of its water and sewerage business in Broken Hill for 12 months. Instead of starting in July 2017, the review of Esse...
PDF 32.63KB
7 Nov 2016
Special Reviews
Media Release
Media Release - Social housing rental framework under review - 7 November 2016
IPART is calling for submissions on a review of how rents are set for social and affordable housing in NSW.
PDF 38.95KB
1 Nov 2016
Water
Media Release
Media Release - Draft Sydney and Hunter wholesale water prices released - 1 November 2016
This media release provides an overview of our Draft Report and invites feedback from stakeholders on our draft decisions and prices.
PDF 33.45KB
25 Oct 2016
Special Reviews
Media Release
Media Release - Draft Recommendations on Wholesale Ethanol prices - 25 October 2016
IPART has released a draft report on its review of a maximum price for wholesale ethanol for use in automotive fuel blends.
PDF 35.09KB
13 Oct 2016
Energy
Media Release
Media Release - Options for NSW solar customers - 13 October 2016
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is preparing advice on the retail offers and technology available for solar energy customers.
PDF 32.79KB
11 Oct 2016
Transport
Media Release
Media Release - Draft Recommendations on private ferry fares in 2017
This Media Release details IPART’s draft findings and recommendations on maximum fares for private ferry services in NSW in 2017.
PDF 52.57KB
11 Oct 2016
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Potential savings in Draft West Dapto Contributions Plan - 11 October 2016
This Media Release outlines the details of our assessment of Wollongong City Council’s Draft West Dapto Contributions Plan which applies to the West Dapto Urban Release Area. The assessment recommends significant savings in the order of 24% to the p...
PDF 34.96KB
7 Oct 2016
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Community views sought on Local Government rates - 7 October 2016
IPART will be in Dubbo on Monday, 10 October to seek feedback on proposed changes to the way local rates are levied.
PDF 32.94KB
29 Sep 2016
Energy
Media Release
Media Release - Supplementary draft report on electricity transmission reliability standards - Sept 2016
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has recommended reliability standards for TransGrid to better balance the cost of network improvements with the impact on customer prices
PDF 35.32KB
20 Sep 2016
Energy
Media Release
Media Release - Draft Report on Competition in the Retail Electricity Market - 20 September 2016
This Media Release summarises IPART’s findings and recommendations on the performance and competitiveness of the retail electricity market in 2016.
PDF 38.3KB
20 Sep 2016
Special Reviews
Media Release
Media Release - Households are trying to cut electricity and water usage - 20 September 2016
This media release provides an overview of our survey’s findings.
PDF 163.82KB
13 Sep 2016
Water
Media Release
Media Release - WaterNSW (Rural) pricing review - Issues Paper release - 13 September 2016
IPART has started its review of the prices that WaterNSW can charge for providing rural bulk water services from 1 July 2017.
PDF 37.01KB
29 Aug 2016
Water
Media Release
Media release - Sydney Desalination Plant Pricing Review - 29 August 2016
This media release provides an overview of the SDP price review and the review of the 2012 Methodology Paper on the energy and efficiency adjustment mechanisms for SDP. It invites feedback from stakeholders on the key issues in these reviews.
PDF 131.93KB
22 Aug 2016
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Improving equity and flexibility of local government rating system - 22 August 2016
IPART is seeking feedback on draft recommendations for potential changes to the local government rating system which aim to provide councils with more options to levy rates, whilst ensuring NSW ratepayers would be protected against excessive rate inc...
PDF 59.54KB
26 Jul 2016
Transport
Media Release
Media Release - Draft Recommendations on cruise ship charges in Sydney - 26 July 2016
Media release for IPART’s draft recommendations on maximum site occupation charges for cruise ships in Sydney Harbour.
PDF 37.55KB

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