This fact sheet summarises IPART’s decisions on council applications for special variations and minimum rate increases in 2015-16.
In our June 2015 Technical Paper1, we recommended that councils adopt a specific method to calculate the discount rate for use in net present value (NPV) modelling of contributions plans.
IPART requests councils to complete a Cost Survey that will be used to update the Local Government Cost Index (LGCI).
This Fact Sheet summarises water and sewerage prices, regulated by IPART, commencing on 1 July 2015 for Sydney Water, Hunter Water, Gosford City Council, Wyong Shire Council, and Essential Water customers.
Information paper prepared as part of IPART's review of the regulatory framework for setting of rates and charges for Local Government services in NSW.