Overview of the Declared Wholesale Gas Market

IMPORTANT: AEMO has postponed all face-to-face energy education courses during the COVID-19 health alert. Webinars will proceed as planned, and e-learning continues to be available.

We are currently working to develop a technology delivery solution to allow instructor-led courses to proceed virtually where appropriate, and will update the course schedule accordingly once this is in place.

Please check this page regularly for the status of upcoming sessions.

We are not currently accepting any new registrations for face-to-face courses. To be notified by email when registrations re-open, please contact energyeducation@aemo.com.au and include the name of the course(s) you are interested in.

This course will provide attendees with a broad understanding of how gas works in this market.

Course content:


  • AEMO’s gas markets: eastern and south eastern markets, Gas Bulletin Board and Wallumbilla & Moomba gas hubs.
  • About the STTM – how it operates, key arrangements with trading participants, market fundamentals, emergency arrangements.
  • About the DWGM –Declared Transmission System operations in Victoria, trading participant arrangements, system security, key market concepts and processes.
  • Settlements and Prudentials – Markets settlements comparison, settlement and prudential concepts explained
  • The Gas Supply Hub – Why a gas exchange?Registering for the GSH, market and legal frameworks, trading and market operation, gas delivery, market support.

Face-to-face one-day class

  • Basic concepts in market design and key processes for its operation.
    • The fundamentals of natural gas.
  • Gas system operations, scheduling and pricing - Concepts such as Authorised Maximum Daily Quantity.
    • How the market is settled.
    • AEMO’s role in the operation of the DWGM.
  • The roles of the different categories of participants and the inter-relationships between them.
Learning objectives:

Attendees of the course will gain an understanding of AEMO's role in the DWGM.


$436 plus GST per person

Course dates:
Date Location Status
29 April 2020 Melbourne Registrations suspended
24 June 2020 Sydney Registrations suspended
How to enrol
  • Visit the AEMO Learning Academy.
  • Click on the catalogue button to view courses.
  • Add the education course to the Cart.
  • Create an individual log in.

You will also be able to access the AEMO e-learning and education catalogues.

For further information, please contact energyeducation@aemo.com.au

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