This report explains our determination for Kyogle Council’s application for a special variation and to set a minimum special rate for 2015-16.
This report explains our determination for Gundagai Shire Council's application to increase its minimum rates for 2015-16.
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.
This fact sheet summarises IPART’s decisions on council applications for special variations and minimum rate increases in 2015-16.
The Media Release outlines the councils that have applied for a special variation for 2015/16. Nineteen councils across NSW have applied to increase their general revenue above the rate peg in 2015-16.
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.