This Information Paper explains how IPART will assess the provisions for indexing contribution rates in local infrastructure contributions plans that are submitted to us for review.
Councils will be asked to complete a cost survey in November 2019, which will be used to update IPART's Local Government Cost Index (LGCI).
IPART uses a real rate of return in setting prices to cover a utility's costs. This requires the conversion of a nominal cost of capital to a real cost of capital by adjusting for expected inflation.
On 1 April 2019 we held a workshop with councils and development industry representatives.
The Determination is the legal instrument setting maximum prices for connecting to a recycled water system that can be charged by Sydney Water, Hunter Water, and the Central Coast Council.
The NSW Government asked IPART to examine local government compliance and enforcement activity (including regulatory powers delegated under NSW legislation) and provide recommendations to reduce unnecessary regulatory burdens for business and the
The Premier asked IPART to conduct a review to identify inefficient, unnecessary or excessive burdens placed on local government by the NSW Government in the form of planning, reporting and compliance obligations, and to make recommendations for h