IP Australia is a Government agency with a passion for bright ideas. We offer a flexible workplace and rewarding career paths in the IP industry. If you get excited by creativity, innovation and breakthrough technologies, you should consider applying for a job with us. We offer stimulating jobs with strong career paths in the exciting and fast-growing world of Intellectual Property.


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APS Values and Code of Conduct 

It is a requirement of working with us that you uphold the Australian Public Service Values and Code of Conduct in carrying out your day-to-day responsibilities.

APS Values & Code of Conduct



Our Enterprise Agreement

Our Enterprise Agreement is struck between our management bargaining representatives and employee bargaining representatives. Work is continuing on a new draft enterprise agreement.

Our Corporate Plan

Our Corporate Plan guides the organisation's future direction so it can continue to fulfil its purpose to deliver a world leading intellectual property system that builds prosperity for Australians.

IP Australia Corporate Plan 2019-2020



Personnel Security Measures  

IP Australia implements a number of personnel security measures to protect people, information and assets it is responsible for.

Personnel Security Measures



Working with us

We encourage work-life balance too, which means that while you work hard, there is also flexibility for you to spend time doing the things you like to do, outside of work. 

We provide equal opportunity to employees through our Workplace Diversity Program and encourage applications from Indigenous peoples. 

Working with us

Indigenous Recruitment

We are committed to embedding acknowledgement of and respect for Australia’s First Peoples and are constantly looking for ways to increase the numbers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff in our organisation.

Indigenous Recruitment

Work Experience Program

We are committed to supporting students from the ACT Region in their studies and transition into working life through the IP Australia Work Experience Program (WEP). The program is facilitated by the Department of Education and Training and is based upon the ACT ETD Work Placements Program Guidelines and Requirements .

Applications are open to all ACT region based students in year 9 to 12.