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Date Type & Industry Description Documents
15 Apr 2019
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - IPART is reviewing of the cost of local government election services - 15 April 2019
IPART is reviewing the cost of conducting local government elections. We have released an Issues Paper to outline the review process and the key issues that need to be considered. Interested stakeholders are invited to make a submission by 10 May 201...
PDF 41.13KB
11 Apr 2019
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Indexation of local infrastructure contribution rates under review - 11 April 2019
IPART is seeking stakeholder views on methods to index developer contribution rates for periods between reviews of an adopted contributions plan.
PDF 41.05KB
2 Apr 2019
Water
Media Release
Media Release - Feedback sought on proposed lower Central Coast water prices - 2 April 2019
IPART is seeking submissions from the public on draft prices for Central Coast Council’s water, sewerage and stormwater drainage services from 1 July 2019.
PDF 46.8KB
2 Apr 2019
Water
Media Release
Media release - Feedback sought on draft water and sewerage prices for Broken Hill - 2 April 2019
We have set draft 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 Draft Reports for both reviews are available on our website and we ...
PDF 47.25KB
2 Apr 2019
Water
Media Release
Media release - Feedback sought on draft water and sewerage prices for Broken Hill - 2 April 2019
We have set draft 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 Draft Reports for both reviews are available on our website and we ...
PDF 47.25KB
2 Apr 2019
Special Reviews
Media Release
Media Release - Feedback sought on future prices for the NSW Valuer General’s valuation services - 2 April 2019
IPART has released a Draft Report and Draft Determination, which explains our draft decisions on prices that the Valuer General can charge councils for valuation services. We seek stakeholder comments on our draft decisions.
PDF 282.89KB
1 Apr 2019
Water
Media Release
Media Release - Draft decisions on recycled water prices for public water utilities - 1 April 2019
IPART is calling for public submissions on its Draft Report setting out pricing arrangements for recycled water and related services.
PDF 187.07KB
12 Mar 2019
Special Reviews
Media Release
Media Release - Electronic Conveyancing services in NSW - 12 March 2019
IPART review into eConveyancing fees
PDF 216.7KB
26 Feb 2019
Special Reviews
Media Release
Media Release - Rental arrangements for communication towers on Crown Lands - February 2019
Feedback sought
PDF 39.36KB
15 Feb 2019
Local Government
Media Release
Media Release - Special Variation applications received from 13 councils - 15 February 2019
Thirteen councils across NSW have applied to IPART to increase their general revenue above the rate peg in 2019-20.
PDF 58.91KB
5 Feb 2019
Water
Media Release
Media Release - Final Report on sharing the future costs of rural water released - 5 February 2019
We have released a Final Report for our review of Rural Water Cost Shares. This review does not affect current prices but will inform our upcoming price reviews of WAMC’s water management services (review commencing 1 July 2019) and WaterNSW’s bulk ...
PDF 197.33KB
22 Dec 2018
IPART
Media Release
Media Release - Chairman Dr Peter Boxall retires - December 2018
IPART Chair, Dr Peter Boxall, has announced he will retire after more than seven years as Chair of the NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART).
Dr Boxall will leave IPART in February 2019. IPART CEO, Hugo Harmstorf, paid tribute t...
PDF 62.93KB
20 Dec 2018
Transport
Media Release
Media Release - Point to Point Transport Survey Results
Demand for point-to-point transport in Sydney continues to grow, with around half of Sydneysiders in 2018 reporting that they have used rideshare services such as Uber, Ola, or Taxify, up from a third in 2017.
PDF 188.95KB
18 Dec 2018
Local Government
Media Release
Media release - IPART assesses Campbelltown City Council’s Contributions Plan for Menangle Park - 18 December 2018
IPART is recommending Campbelltown City Council increase development contributions in the Menangle Park Contributions Plan, so they accurately reflect the costs of providing local infrastructure to support new residential development in the Menangle ...
PDF 105.87KB
17 Dec 2018
Local Government
Media Release
Media release - IPART recommends lower infrastructure charges for Riverstone East and Area 20 Precincts - 17 December 2018
IPART is recommending Blacktown City Council reduce its proposed local infrastructure contribution charges for the Riverstone East and Area 20 Precincts in Sydney’s North West Growth Area.
PDF 55.36KB

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