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.
This Fact Sheet summarises IPART's Final Report and recommendations on landholder benchmark compensation rates for gas exploration and production.
This Fact Sheet lists the councils that have formally applied to IPART for a Special Variation for 2015/16. It outlines the process for assessing applications and the details of the applications received.
This Fact Sheet summarises IPART’s assessment of The Hills Shire Council’s Section 94 Contributions Plan No 16 (Box Hill North Precinct).
IPART requests councils to complete a Cost Survey that will be used to update the Local Government Cost Index (LGCI).
This fact sheet sets out prices, which are regulated by IPART, to apply from 1 July 2015 for land valuation services provided by the Valuer General to councils.
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.
This Fact Sheet summarises IPART’s Draft Report on landholder benchmark compensation rates for gas exploration and production.
IPART has been appointed by the NSW Government to assess if local councils are Fit for the Future. All 144 councils requested to submit Fit for the Future proposals with IPART have done so, and we will now begin the assessment process.
The NSW Government has today released IPART’s assessments of local government Fit for the Future proposals.IPART Chairman Dr Peter Boxall said 52 of the 139 proposals (received from 144 councils) were found to be ‘fit’ under the Fit for the Future
This fact sheet provides information about how we propose to assess Fit for the Future council proposals, including what we have been asked to do by the NSW Government, our process and timetable.