This report outlines IPART’s proposed approach to implementing the NSW Government’s rate path freeze policy for new councils that was provided to the Minister for Local Government on June 9 2016.
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.
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.
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.
IPART engaged Atkins Cardno to review the information on operating and capital expenditure contained within the Central Coast Council’s submission to our Draft Report.
IPART engaged the consultancy firm Atkins Cardno to review Central Coast Council’s capital expenditure, asset planning and operating expenditure proposals for its water, sewerage and stormwater services and provide analysis and recommendations for
Halcrow has been engaged by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) to undertake an independent review of capital and operating expenditure associated with the provision of water, wastewater and stormwater services by Wyong Shire C
IPART engaged the consultancy firm Marsden Jacob Associates to review Central Coast Council’s proposed trade waste and miscellaneous charges, and provide analysis and recommendations for our review.
The rate at which water supplies can be reliably extracted from Sydney’s catchments on a permanent basis without worsening the in-stream environment is known as the sustainable yield. It is difficult to estimate with precision.
Combined report of benchmark valuations performed by LPI's contract valuers for LPI's Investigation into the Discount Rate used for determining rentals for Domestic Waterfront Occupancies commissioned by IPART