On 16 June 1998, Bob Carr, Premier of New South Wales, issued a Special Reference on Electricity to the Tribunal under Section 12A of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal Act 1992.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), in accordance with its responsibilities under the National Electricity Code (the Code), is currently conducting an inquiry into the appropriate revenue cap to be applied to the non-contest
The Minister for Resources and Energy has requested that IPART undertake a review and make a new determination for regulated electricity retail prices from 1 July 2013 until 30 June 2016.
In keeping with commitments made in 1994 by the Council of Australian Governments (CoAG), the NSW Government is introducing competition into the supply of natural gas.
The Tribunal is conducting a review of pricing for the electricity distribution network services of New South Wales.