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

  • Designs Instruments Consultation

    Introduction Currently, after a design application has met its minimum filing requirements it proceeds to a formalities assessment. For these assessments, design applications are currently dealt with in part by the requirements in Schedule 2 of the Designs Regulations... More

    Closes 30 November 2021

Closed Consultations