Consultation Hub

Welcome to IP Australia’s Consultation Hub where you can find and participate in current consultations.

Open consultations are displayed below. You can search for consultations (including past consultations) by keyword, IP right, other interests or audience.

Please visit our archived consultations to see the outcomes of consultations conducted prior to 2020.

We also maintain a Policy Register, which is a list of issues we are considering or currently working on, we welcome feedback on issues or the submission of new issues for our consideration.  

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Open Consultations

  • Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board Regulation Reform Public Consultation

    In March 2013, the Governments of Australia and New Zealand entered into an Arrangement for Trans-Tasman Regulation of Patent Attorneys (Arrangement). The Arrangement aimed to provide a joint registration regime for patent attorneys to practise in Australia and New Zealand. The Arrangement... More

    Closes 2 February 2022

Closed Consultations