IPART has released decisions on applications made by eight councils to increase general income above the 1.5% rate peg from 1 July 2017. Increases have been approved for Bellingen, Byron, Inverell and Port Macquarie-Hastings councils.
This Media Release list the councils that have notified IPART of their intention to apply for either a special variation to increase their general income above the rate peg, or for a minimum rate increase, in 2017-18.
The Media Release outlines the councils that have applied for a special variation for 2015/16. Nineteen councils across NSW have applied to increase their general revenue above the rate peg in 2015-16.
Eight councils across NSW have officially applied to IPART to increase their general revenue above the rate peg in 2017-18.
This Media Release outlines the details of the twelve applications that have been received by IPART from NSW local councils to increase their general revenue above the rate peg in 2016-17.
This Media Release explains IPART's decision for Council of the City of Ryde's special variation application for 2015-16