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 made decisions about 24 applications from councils to general income (mainly rates income) by more than the rate peg from 2013/14. This release summarises our decisions.
This Media Release relates to the release of our Issues Paper on IPART’s review of the NSW local government rating system.
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