Plugin Catalog - changelog
These plugins involve your Changes file.
CheckChangesHasContent(also tagged: before-release)
This plugin ensures that your Changes file actually has some content since the last release. If it doesn't find any, it will abort the release process.
Git::Commit(also tagged: after-release, git, version-control)
Once the release is done, this plugin will record this fact in Git by committing the changelog and dist.ini.
NextRelease(also tagged: after-release, core, file-munger)
This plugin automatically inserts the version number and release date into your Changes when you make a release.