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.
This fact sheet provides information about council applications received by IPART for special rate variation or minimum rate increase for 2022-23.
As at the end of July 2022, the nominal local government discount rate is 3.1% and the real discount rate is 0.2%.
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.
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
This Fact Sheet outlines some key details on IPART’s Draft Report on our Review of the rating system for local government in NSW. Submissions on the draft report and the review are open until 14 October 2016.
This Fact Sheet summarises IPART's decisions on council applications for special variations and minimum rate increases in 2016-17
This fact sheet provides an update of the discount rate for use in net present value (NPV) models for contributions plans based on historical data to the end of July 2016.
Letter from IPART to Hunter’s Hill Council requesting clarification of their special variation application for 2022-23
This fact sheet summarises the applications made by councils to IPART under the Local Government Act 1993 for a special variation to their general income for 2016-17.
Letter from Hunter’s Hill Council to IPART modifying their special variation application for 2022.
This fact sheet summarises IPART’s determination on Bega Valley Shire Council’s and Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Crown Land Adjustment applications.
The Local Government Cost Index (LGCI) measures cost changes over time for the works and services supplied by councils. This Fact Sheet outlines the details of the reweighted LGCI, based on the results of the 2015 cost survey of councils.
This Fact Sheet provides guidance to councils that are considering applying for a special variation to their general income in 2016-17.