The NSW Government asked IPART to conduct a review into bulk water charges to be completed by 15 August 2012. The full terms of reference is available from IPART’s website (www.ipart.nsw.gov.au).
In 2010, IPART released an information paper setting out our views at the time on how different types of affordability concerns for utility services and public transport could be addressed.
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is responsible for setting the rate peg each year. For 2013/14, we have set the rate peg at 3.4%.
The standard retailers have proposed increases in regulated retail gas prices to take effect from 1 July 2012.