This fact sheet summarises IPART’s decisions on council applications for special variations and minimum rate increases in 2014/15.
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.
Eight councils across NSW have officially applied to IPART to increase their general revenue above the rate peg in 2017-18.
This fact sheet provides guidance to councils that are considering applying for an increase to minimum rates in 2018-19.