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Date Type & Industry Description Documents
11 Jul 2019
Local Government
Media Release
Media release - IPART recommends lower infrastructure charges for Balmoral Road - 11 July 2019
IPART has reviewed The Hills Shire Council’s revised draft Contributions Plan No.12 Balmoral Road Release Area (CP12), which applies to new development in the Balmoral Road Release Area.
PDF 59.27KB
9 Jul 2019
Transport
Media Release
Media release - Review of rate of return and remaining mine life from 1 July 2019 - Final Report - 9 July 2019
IPART sets 5.3% rate of return for the NSW rail access regime and shortens its estimate of the remaining mine life
PDF 191KB
8 Jul 2019
Special Reviews
Media Release
Media Release - Rental arrangements for communication towers on Crown lands - July 2019
Media Release - Draft Report
PDF 72.91KB
1 Jul 2019
Water
Media Release
Media Release - Final Report on pricing arrangements for recycled water and related services - 1 July 2019
This is the Media Release to our Final Report setting out pricing arrangements for recycled water and related services.
PDF 41.63KB
1 Jul 2019
IPART
Media Release
CEO Media release - IPART appoints new Chief Executive Officer
Chair of the NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART), Dr Paul Paterson, has announced the appointment of Liz Livingstone as the new IPART CEO with effect from Monday 22 July 2019.
PDF 40.06KB
25 Jun 2019
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Feedback sought on reforms to local government election costs - 25 June 2019
IPART has released a draft report and is seeking feedback on its recommended changes to what councils pay for local government election services provided by the NSW Electoral Commission (NSWEC).
PDF 63.25KB
11 Jun 2019
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - IPART's Draft Report on Contribution Plan No 24 for Schofields released for comment - 11 June 2019
IPART is seeking comment on its recommendations to reduce the amount Blacktown City Council can charge developers in the Schofields Precinct. Submissions can be made until 5 July 2019.
PDF 47.07KB
4 Jun 2019
Water
Media Release
Media Release - Annual review of WaterNSWs rural bulk water charges for 2019-20 - 4 June 2019
This media release provides an overview of our final decisions for the Annual Review of maximum prices that WaterNSW can charge for providing rural bulk water services from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.
PDF 46.55KB
31 May 2019
Local Government
Media Release
Media release - IPART's Draft Report on Vineyard CP released for comment - 31 May 2019
IPART is seeking comment on recommendations to reduce the amount Hawkesbury City Council can charge developers in Stage 1 of the Vineyard Precinct. Submissions can be made until 28 June 2019.
PDF 47.06KB
31 May 2019
Water
Media Release
Media Release - Review of water management charges deferred - 30 May 2019
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has agreed to a request from the NSW Department of Industry to defer the next Water Administration Ministerial Corporation (WAMC) price determination by 12 months.
PDF 46.02KB
30 May 2019
Water
Media Release
Media release - Final water and sewerage prices for Broken Hill released - 30 May 2019
We have set prices for Essential Energy’s water and sewerage services in and around Broken Hill, and for WaterNSW’s Murray River to Broken Hill Pipeline, from 1 July 2019. Our Reports for both reviews are available on our website.
PDF 167.28KB
30 May 2019
Water
Media Release
Media release - Final water and sewerage prices for Broken Hill released - 30 May 2019
We have set prices for Essential Energy’s water and sewerage services in and around Broken Hill, and for WaterNSW’s Murray River to Broken Hill Pipeline, from 1 July 2019. Our Reports for both reviews are available on our website.
PDF 167.28KB
28 May 2019
Special Reviews
Media Release
Media Release - NSW Valuer General’s final prices for valuation services to councils - 28 May 2019
IPART has released its final decision on the maximum prices that the Valuer General can charge NSW councils for land valuation services over the next six years from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2025.
PDF 46.89KB
24 May 2019
Water
Media Release
Media release - IPART releases final decisions on water prices - 24 May 2019
IPART has set prices for Central Coast Council’s water, sewerage and stormwater drainage services from 1 July 2019.
PDF 42.73KB
13 May 2019
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Special rate variations determined for six Sydney councils - Ku-ring-gai - 13 May 2019
This media release provides information on our assessment of special rate variation applications from Burwood, Hunters Hill, Ku-ring-gai, North Sydney, Randwick and Sutherland Shire Councils for 2019-20.
PDF 88.17KB

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