The Deputy Director-General of IP Australia has, on 16 November 2020, issued the following documents: 

These documents provide that fees will not apply to some extensions of time during the COVID-19 pandemic requested in the period 1 December 2020 to 31 January 2021. 

Previous official notices relating to fees during the COVID-19 pandemic: 

For more information about IP Australia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please refer to IP Australia’s business continuity and COVID-19 page.

Publish online date: 
Monday, November 16, 2020