On 23 November 2016 the Electricity Industry (Wholesale Electricity Market) Amendment Regulations (No. 2) 2016, the Energy Industry (Rule Change Panel) Regulations 2016 and the Gas Services Information Amendment Regulations (No. 2) 2016 were published in the Western Australian Government Gazette.
These regulations established an independent Rule Change Panel to undertake the administration and decision-making functions for changes to the Wholesale Electricity Market (WEM) Rules and the Gas Services Information (GSI) Rules. The Rule Change Panel commenced its rule-making functions on 3 April 2017.