Overview of the Short Term Trading Market

With ongoing physical distancing restrictions in place nation-wide, all AEMO instructor-led courses will be delivered virtually until further notice.

The Overview of the Short Term Trading Market (STTM) 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 (single-day) class


Virtual (2 half-day) sessions 

  • The fundamentals of natural gas.
  • Key market structure and processes.
  • The roles of the different categories of participants and other key players in this market, and the inter-relationships between them.
  • How trading takes place in the market.                
  • Settlement of the STTM.
Learning objectives:

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


$480 (plus GST) per person

Course dates:

20 & 21 October

AEDT (both days)



The vital nature of eLearning

Please be advised that the eLearning component of the course contains fundamental information that is vital for you getting the most value from the instructor-led sessions. We highly recommend that all attendees complete the eLearning prior to the instructor-led sessions to capitalise on the information provided during the course.

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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