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.
Outlines issues relevant to IPART’s review of its developer charges methodology for metropolitan water agencies.
IPART is conducting a review of State Water’s operating licence. Any recommended amendments to the licence are to be submitted to the Minister for Water Utilities by April 2008 for operation from 24 June 2008.
The Tribunal is conducting a review under Section 9(1)(b) of its Act to assist the Minister for Water Utilities in reviewing the DEUS Developer Charges Guidelines for Water Supply, Sewerage and Stormwater.
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 Premier has asked the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (the Tribunal) to review the safety accreditation fees charged to participants in the NSW rail industry.
The Premier has asked the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (the Tribunal) to review regulation of the taxi cab and hire car industries under the Passenger Transport Act 1990 (NSW).
The Tribunal has been asked to examine specific elements of the NSW Rail Access Regime(the Regime). This investigation has been referred to the Tribunal by the Premier under Section 12A of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal Act 1992.
The Premier has requested that the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) undertake a review of state taxation in New South Wales. IPART is to provide a draft report to Government by 14 March 2008 and a final report by 31 May 2008.