This fact sheet summarises which councils have notified us of their intention to apply for a special variation to their general income or for an increase in minimum rates (MR) in 2017-18.
This report outlines IPART’s proposed approach to implementing the NSW Government’s rate path freeze policy for new councils that was provided to the Minister for Local Government on June 9 2016.
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.
Presentation on rate path freeze from Public Hearing on the Rating System Review, 19 September 2016
Presentation on method for setting rates at Rating System Review Public Hearing 19 September 2016
Presentation on the rate path freeze from April 26 Rating System Review Public Hearing
This fact sheet provides guidance to councils that are considering applying for an increase to minimum rates in 2017-18.
This fact sheet provides guidance to councils that are considering applying for an increase to minimum rates in 2016-17.
IPART is undertaking a review at the request of the NSW Government on the local government rating system.
This Media Release relates to the release of our Issues Paper on IPART’s review of the NSW local government rating system.
Our Technical Paper - Modelling local development contributions in a present value framework, recommends that councils adopt a specific method to calculate the discount rate for use in any net present value (NPV) modelling of contributions plans.
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.
This Fact Sheet outlines some key details on an Issues Paper IPART has released as part of its review of the rating system for local government in NSW.We seek feedback from councils, ratepayers and the community, NSW government agencies, and other
This report explains our determination for the Penrith Council’s special variation application for 2016-17. Special variations allow a council to increase its general income (mainly rates income) by more than the rate peg.