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 Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of New South Wales (IPART) commenced its review of the delivered price of natural gas in Albury and Moama in August 1997.
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
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’s determination of maximum pricing for streetlighting services will continue to be necessary as long as effective competition does not exist.
The Tribunal is conducting a review of pricing for the electricity distribution network services of New South Wales.