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.
This media release provides information about NSW councils that have notified IPART of their intention to apply for a special rate variation or minimum rate increase for 2021-22.
Mid-Coast Council has formally applied to IPART for a special variation to increase its general income above the rate peg over the four year period 2017-18 to 2020-2021.
IPART's Determination for Mid-Coast Council's application for a 2017-18 special rate variation.
IPART has partially approved Ballina Shire Council’s application to increase general income above the rate peg from 1 July 2017.
IPART has partially approved Shoalhaven City Council’s application to increase general income above the rate peg from 1 July 2017.
This fact sheet summarises IPART’s decisions on eight council applications to increase rates by a special variation in 2017-18.
IPART has approved applications from Bellingen Shire and Port Macquarie-Hastings councils to increase general income above the 1.5% rate peg from 1 July 2017.
IPART has approved Inverell Shire Council’s application to increase general income by more than the rate peg of 1.5% from 1 July 2017.