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

Closed Consultations

  • Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual Property Response) Bill 2020

    We are seeking your views on an exposure draft of the Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual Property Response) Bill 2020 and the Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual Property Response) Regulations 2020 (collectively the ‘draft legislation’) along with the... More

    Closed 28 August 2020

  • Customer Service Charter review

    IP Australia is committed to delivering world leading IP services that are modern, effective and efficient and ensure all Australians benefit from great ideas. Our Customer Service Charter provides an overview of how we will meet customer expectations for IP rights administration. Our aim is to... More

    Closed 6 March 2020

  • Implementing accepted recommendations from ACIP’s Review of the Designs System

    From 31 October to 20 December 2019 we sought your views on policy issues that would implement accepted recommendations from the former Advisory Council on Intellectual Property’s (ACIP) Review of the Designs System . This consultation has now closed. IP Australia is... More

    Closed 20 December 2019

  • Fee review 2019-2020

    We last reviewed our fees in the 2015-16 financial year. IP Australia’s 2019-2020 fee review reflects our commitment to ensuring our cost recovery arrangements continue to be in line with the Australian Government Charging Framework and that our fees are consistent, transparent and recover the... More

    Closed 16 May 2019