This document sets out preliminary views of Sydney Water’s access undertaking for its water network services. The undertaking is high quality. However we have some concerns. Appendix B lists recommended amendments. Submissions are welcomed.
In many of our price reviews we conduct a financeability test to assess the implications of our price determinations for the financial sustainability of a utility.
IPART's final decision is to move to a post-tax cost of capital model. This final report sets out how we will move from pre-tax to a post-tax cost of capital approach using an effective rather than a statutory tax rate.
Driver labour costs are the largest component of the taxi cost indices (TCIs). Notional driver wages are currently weighted at 39.1% of total cost for urban taxis, and 42.2% for country taxis.