Final Report for IPART's review of the regulatory framework for setting of rates and charges for Local Government services in NSW.
IPART uses a real rate of return in setting prices to cover a utility's costs. This requires the conversion of a nominal cost of capital to a real cost of capital by adjusting for expected inflation.
This issues paper is the first stage in the process of reviewing fees charged by councils and other consent authorities for development control services.
Fact Sheet based on Determination and Final Report for the Review of prices for water and sewerage service provided by Council Energy in the Broken Hill area.
This report is the second report presented by the Water Industry Forum to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (the Tribunal or IPART).
As required by Section 11(1) of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal Act 1992, the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (The Tribunal) has investigated proposals by Sydney Water Corporation Ltd and Gosford City Council (standing
At a meeting of the Council of Australian Governments in April 1995, Heads of Government signed an agreement to implement national competition policy reforms.
In making price determinations, the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of NSW (IPART) has usually examined the indicative credit rating of the utility using various cash flow measures.
In keeping with commitments made in 1994 by the Council of Australian Governments, the NSW Government is introducing competition into the supply of natural gas.
This paper discusses the pricing principles that could apply to the provision of backlog sewerage services and the key issues affecting the price determination for four priority sewer backlog areas in Sydney Water’s Operational Area.