The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is responsible for setting the rate peg each year. For 2013/14, we have set the rate peg at 3.4%.
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has set the Rate Peg for 2014/15 at 2.3%. The rate peg determines the maximum allowable percentage increase in general income (mainly rates income) for most local councils in NSW.
This Information Paper that includes information on IPART’s rate peg methodology and the rate peg for each council for 2022-23.
Information Paper - 2012-13 Rate Peg - December 2011
This report outlines estimates of the net benefit of increasing rate revenue in line with the growth in Capital Improved Value (CIV) arising from new investment in residences or businesses, and basing rate revenue on CIV rather than unimproved lan
IPART engaged The CIE to provide analysis of options we considered to implement the reform to the rate peg methodology.
We engaged Kanangra to review the calculation of the financial ratios used in our financeability test. This report contains Kanangra’s recommendations.
A report outlining the key themes from workshops we held with the local government sector in May 2021.
IPART commissioned LPI to review the discount multiplier used in the formula to determine rents for domestic waterfront tenancies (or 'occupancies'). This report presents LPI's findings and recommendations on the discount multiplier.
The NSW Government has asked IPART to perform the role of the Expert Advisory Panel to assess how council proposals meet the Fit for the Future criteria.
This Information Paper sets out our research into the impact of population growth on council costs and revenues. This information informed our draft recommendation.