Overview of the Short Term Trading Market

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.

Some courses have now been adapted for virtual instructor led delivery and course schedules will be updated regularly to reflect their current status.

Where a course has not yet re-commenced via virtual delivery, please contact energyeducation@aemo.com.au to be notified when registrations re-open, and include the name of the course(s) you are interested in.

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:
Date  Time Location Status

17 & 18 November 2020

 9:00am - 12:45pm
(AEDT) each day


Open for enrolments

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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