IPART has approved applications by eighty-six NSW councils to increase their rates above the level of the annual rate peg.
This media release provides information about council applications received by IPART for special rate variation or minimum rate increase for 2022-23.
The Media Release provides information about our decisions on councils’ 2022-23 special variation and minimum rate applications.
This Media Release list the councils that have notified IPART of their intention to apply for either a special variation to increase their general income above the rate peg, or for a minimum rate increase, in 2017-18.
This Media Release outlines the details of the twelve applications that have been received by IPART from NSW local councils to increase their general revenue above the rate peg in 2016-17.
IPART has announced the rate peg for 2023-2024, and released an Issues Paper for it’s review of the rate peg methodology.
This Media Release relates to the release of our Issues Paper on IPART’s review of the NSW local government rating system.
We are reviewing the methodology that we use to set the rate peg. This Issues Paper is the first stage in the review, which will be finalised in May 2023.
IPART is seeking feedback on draft recommendations for potential changes to the local government rating system which aim to provide councils with more options to levy rates, whilst ensuring NSW ratepayers would be protected against excessive rate
IPART is conducting a review of the local government rating system in NSW.
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal is conducting a series of regional workshops as part of its review of the revenue framework for local government.