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The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of NSW (IPART) has granted approval for Council to proceed with an increase to Ordinary Rates of 6.9% per year from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2017.  For the average residential ratepayer, this will mean an increase, above the rate peg, of $30.39 in the first year, or around eight cents a day extra.

The increase includes the standard 3.4% increase applied to all NSW Councils in 2013/14 and, combined with lower than average increases for water and sewerage, will mean an overall average increase for all rates and charges of 3.85%.

Read more about Council's finances.

See our media release 11 June 2013

See the list of capital works in 2013/14 which will proceed due to the IPART determination.

See IPART's determination in full.

The application

See Council's application to IPART.

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