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Date Type & Industry Description Documents
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
9 May 2017
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Port Macquare-Hastings Council's special variation application for 2017-18
IPART has approved applications from Bellingen Shire and Port Macquarie-Hastings councils to increase general income above the 1.5% rate peg from 1 July 2017. Bellingen Shire Council has received approval to permanently increase its general revenue b...
PDF 61.67KB
9 May 2017
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Byron Shire Council's special variation application for 2017-18
IPART has approved Byron Shire Council’s application to increase general income by more than the rate peg of 1.5% from 1 July 2017. The council has received approval to permanently increase its general revenue by 7.5% for each of the next four years...
PDF 56.78KB
9 May 2017
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Bellingen Shire Councils special variation application for 2017-18
IPART has approved applications from Bellingen Shire and Port Macquarie-Hastings councils to increase general income above the 1.5% rate peg from 1 July 2017. Bellingen Shire Council has received approval to permanently increase its general revenue b...
PDF 61.67KB
1 May 2017
Energy
Media Release
Draft Recommended NSW 2017-18 Solar feed-in tariffs
Today IPART has released a Fact Sheet outlining our Draft Recommendation on the benchmark range for solar feed-in tariff in 2017-18, and is seeking stakeholder comment.
PDF 132.31KB
11 Apr 2017
Special Reviews
Media Release
Media Release - Feedback sought to reform social housing funding in NSW
Feedback sought to reform social housing funding in NSW
PDF 190.71KB
27 Mar 2017
Water
Media Release
Media Release - Supplementary Draft Report – Wholesale water and sewerage pricesv - 27 March 2017
This media release provides an overview of our Supplementary Draft Report and invites feedback from stakeholders on our draft decisions and prices.
PDF 182.69KB
21 Mar 2017
Water
Media Release
Media Release - Sydney Desalination Plant Draft Price Decision - 21 March 2017
This media release provides an overview of:
- the Draft Report for the SDP price review, and
- the Draft Methodology Paper on the energy and efficiency adjustment mechanisms for SDP.

In our media release, we invite feedback fr...
PDF 40.96KB

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