Energy Policy WA

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


News story

Consumer research grants launched

Round 2 of the Western Australian Advocacy for Consumers of Energy Grants has been launched by the Minister for Energy.
News story

Modernising energy customer protections

Energy Policy WA today published the Final Report: Review of Energy Customer Contract Regulations that outlines recommended updates to energy customer contract regulations to help improve and streamline customer protections.

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

Mr Jai Thomas

Program Director Energy Transformation Implementation Unit


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Energy Policy WA's Freedom of Information Statement provides details on the process and fees associated with making a request to Energy Policy WA under the Western Australian Freedom of Information Act 1992.

Page reviewed 19 January 2021