IP Australia is a Government agency with a passion for bright ideas. We offer a flexible workplace and rewarding career paths in the fast-growing world of intellectual property (IP). IP Australia administers Australia's IP rights system, specifically patents, trade marks, designs and plant breeder's rights. In addition to our Patent, Trade Mark, Design and Plant Breeder's Rights Examination roles, have a variety of other roles including finance, communications, legal, IT, economics, and human resources.

IP Australia's non-ongoing temporary employment register is used to assist in filling short term employment opportunities (from several weeks up to 12 months). To be eligible for non-ongoing employment applicants must be Australian Citizens. Salary and conditions of engagement are detailed on the Careers web page.

Before you can register for non-ongoing employment you will need to sign in or register on the IP Australia Web Recruitment system using a valid email address.

Once signed in, to apply for the Non-ongoing (Temporary) Employment Register, click on the "Apply" button at the top of the screen and submit your application via the IP Australia Web Recruitment system. When submitting your details you will be asked to select the type of work that you are interested in and upload your resume.

Please note that registration on the temporary employment register records your interest in working at IP Australia only. It does not guarantee a position becoming available or an offer of non-ongoing employment.