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.
IPART has made decisions about 24 applications from councils to general income (mainly rates income) by more than the rate peg from 2013/14. This fact sheet summarises our decisions.
Eight councils across NSW have officially applied to IPART to increase their general revenue above the rate peg in 2017-18.