This fact sheet summarises which councils have notified us of their intention to apply for a special variation to their general income or for an increase in minimum rates (MR) in 2017-18.
This fact sheet provides guidance to councils that are considering applying for an increase to minimum rates in 2017-18.
This fact sheet provides guidance to councils that are considering applying for an increase to minimum rates in 2016-17.
Our Technical Paper - Modelling local development contributions in a present value framework, recommends that councils adopt a specific method to calculate the discount rate for use in any net present value (NPV) modelling of contributions plans.
It is longstanding NSW Government policy for local councils’ general income to increase each year in line with council costs.
This Fact Sheet summarises IPART's decisions on council applications for special variations and minimum rate increases in 2016-17
This Fact Sheet outlines some key details on an Issues Paper IPART has released as part of its review of the rating system for local government in NSW.We seek feedback from councils, ratepayers and the community, NSW government agencies, and other
IPART has released a final technical paper about the financial modelling of local development contributions. The final technical paper explains how councils should select a discount rate when they use a Net Present Value (NPV) methodology.