Australian Energy Market Operator Limited


The Australian Energy Market Operator Limited (AEMO) is seeking re-authorisation for Chapter 5 (Allocation, Reconciliation and Swing) and Chapter 6 (Compliance and Interpretation) of the Retail Market Procedures and the associated deeds. The Retail Market Procedures are the rules under which the gas retail market systems are operated in Western Australia, and the arrangements under them have been authorised since 2004. AEMO is seeking re-authorisation for a period of 10 years on substantially the same terms and in respect of substantially the same conduct as is currently authorised.

Submissions on interim authorisation and the substantive application for authorisation have now closed. The ACCC will now prepare a draft determination, planned for release in August/September.

An indicative timetable is set out below for your information.

13 June 2019

Lodgement of application and supporting submission.

25 June 2019

Public consultation process begins.

15 July 2019

Closing date for submissions from interested parties on interim authorisation and the substantive application.

29 July 2019

Applicant responds to issues raised in the public consultation process.

August/September 2019

ACCC decision regarding interim authorisation.

August/September 2019

Draft determination.

September/October 2019

Public consultation on draft determination including any conference if called.

October/November 2019

Final determination.


  • Australian Energy Market Operator Limited

Authorisation number(s)

  • AA1000445-1


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Submissions - before draft decision

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