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Date Type & Industry Description Documents
6 Jun 2017
Energy
Media Release
Media Release - Proposed compliance framework for electricity transmission reliability standards - 6 June 2017
IPART is seeking feedback on its proposed approach to assessing TransGrid’s compliance with electricity transmission reliability standards. The new standard will commence from 1 July 2018.
PDF 36.46KB
1 Jun 2017
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Special rate variation application received from Mid-Coast - June 2017
Mid-Coast Council has formally applied to IPART for a special variation to increase its general income above the rate peg over the four year period 2017-18 to 2020-2021.

Mid-Coast Council has proposed a cumulative increase of 28.5% over th...
PDF 52.37KB
23 May 2017
Energy
Media Release
Retail Electricity Market Monitoring 2017
IPART reports annually on the prices and products available for electricity consumers in NSW.
PDF 130.64KB
16 May 2017
Transport
Media Release
Rural and Regional Bus Services 2018 - Central West and Far Western
IPART is calling for feedback on rural and regional bus services.
PDF 133.44KB
16 May 2017
Transport
Media Release
Rural and Regional Bus Services 2018 - New England
IPART is calling for feedback on rural and regional bus services.
PDF 132.77KB
16 May 2017
Transport
Media Release
Rural and Regional Bus Services 2018 - Murray-Murrumbidgee
IPART is calling for feedback on rural and regional bus services.
PDF 132.95KB
16 May 2017
Transport
Media Release
Rural and Regional Bus Services 2018 - Southern Region
IPART is calling for feedback on rural and regional bus services.
PDF 133.51KB
16 May 2017
Transport
Media Release
Rural and Regional Bus Services 2018 - Illawarra
IPART is calling for feedback on rural and regional bus services.
PDF 132.82KB
16 May 2017
Transport
Media Release
Rural and Regional Bus Services 2018 - North Coast
IPART is calling for feedback on rural and regional bus services.
PDF 133.51KB
9 May 2017
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Muswellbrook Shire Council's special variation application for 2017-18
IPART has not approved Muswellbrook Shire Council’s application to increase its general income by a cumulative 20.39% over the next four years. Rate increases from 1 July 2017 will now be limited to the 1.5% rate peg as a result of IPART’s assessmen...
PDF 39.07KB
9 May 2017
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Inverell Shire Council's special variation application for 2017-18
IPART has approved Inverell Shire Council’s application to increase general income by more than the rate peg of 1.5% from 1 July 2017. The council applied for an increase of 6.25% in 2017-18 followed by increases of 7.25% in both 2018-19 and 2019-20...
PDF 57.17KB
9 May 2017
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Ballina Shire Council's special variation application for 2017-18
IPART has partially approved Ballina Shire Council’s application to increase general income above the rate peg from 1 July 2017. Instead of a permanent cumulative increase of 17.64% over three years, IPART has granted Ballina Shire Council a tempora...
PDF 57.19KB
9 May 2017
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Shoalhaven City Council's special variation application for 2017-18
IPART has partially approved Shoalhaven City Council’s application to increase general income above the rate peg from 1 July 2017. Instead of a permanent cumulative increase of 29.05% over two years, IPART has granted Shoalhaven City Council a tempo...
PDF 42.38KB
9 May 2017
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Lockhart Shire Council's special variation application for 2017-18
IPART has not approved Lockhart Shire Council’s application to increase its general income by a cumulative 37% over the next seven years. Rate increases from 1 July 2017 will now be limited to the 1.5% rate peg as a result of IPART’s assessment that...
PDF 41.13KB
9 May 2017
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Special Rate Variation decisions for 8 NSW Councils - 9 May 2017
IPART has released decisions on applications made by eight councils to increase general income above the 1.5% rate peg from 1 July 2017. Increases have been approved for Bellingen, Byron, Inverell and Port Macquarie-Hastings councils. Ballina and Sh...
PDF 57.11KB

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