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Special Rate Variation

UPDATE: The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal announced it's approval of Council's application for a cumulative rate increase of 45.3% from 2016 to 2020 on 17 May 2016. 

Following a period of sustained community engagement, Council at its meeting of 10 February 2016 resolved to apply for an SRV to reduce infrastructure backlogs and achieve sustainability indicators set

by the NSW State Government’s ‘Fit for the Future’ Local Government Reform program.

Council applied for a cumulative rate increase of 45.3% from 2016 to 2020, with the 2019-20 proposed increase to include continuation of the Environmental Levy in perpetuity.

IPART approved Council’s application with percentage increases to be applied as follows:

  • 2016-17 8.55%
  • 2017-18 9.25%
  • 2018-19 9.25%
  • 2019-20 12.15% (includes continuation of the Environmental Levy)

Further Information

For more information please visit www.yoursaywingecarribee.com.au or use the following links:

linkWSC Media release

linkIPART media release 

linkIPART Determination
linkApplication, submissions and notification letter

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Last Updated: April 30th, 2020
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