Energy Policy WA

We provide policy advice to government to facilitate the delivery of secure, reliable, sustainable and affordable energy services to Western Australians.


Media release

Distributed Energy Resources Roadmap Launched

Energy Minister Bill Johnston has released the Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Roadmap, produced by the McGowan Government’s Energy Transformation Taskforce.
News story

Launch of the Clean Energy Future Fund

On 30 April 2020, the Minister for Environment, Hon. Stephen Dawson MLC and the Minister for Energy, Hon. Bill Johnston MLA launched the $9.28 million Clean Energy Future Fund to support innovative clean energy projects in Western Australia.

What we do

Energy Policy WA was established on 5 September 2019 as a standalone sub-department of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety.

Energy Policy WA is responsible for the delivery of energy policy advice to the Minister for Energy to assist government in making well-informed decisions that contribute to the supply of secure, reliable, sustainable and affordable energy services to Western Australian households and businesses.

Energy Policy WA is also responsible for supporting the delivery of government's Energy Transformation Strategy by the Energy Transformation Taskforce, and the statutory functions of the Coordinator of Energy, as set out in the Energy Coordination Act 1994, including the management of fuel, gas and electricity supply disruptions.

Ministerial reporting

Corporate executive


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