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Compliance Framework and Strategy

The ERA monitors participants’ compliance with the Wholesale Electricity Market Rules, investigates potential breaches of the Market Rules and takes enforcement action where appropriate. Enforcement action can include applying to the Electricity Review Board for fines or other orders.

The Compliance Framework and Strategy describes how the ERA undertakes its compliance activities, including its detection and deterrent activities and its current priorities.

ERA Papers

WEM Monitoring Priorities

Effective from 1 October 2023, the ERA’s WEM monitoring priorities are:

Mandatory Risk Based Trend Based

Market Power Mitigation

Essential System Services

Generator Performance Standards & Generator Monitoring Plans

AEMO compliance

Network Operator compliance

Under development


Under development


From time to time these monitoring priorities will be updated as required. Updates to the monitoring priorities will be announced via a published Notice.

Page last updated: 09 Oct 2023