Date Published

The history of the Australian Designs Office Examiners’ Manual is as follows:

1992The first edition of an examiner’s manual appeared in early 1992, with several chapters being added over the following 12 months.
2001A revised manual was issued.
July 2007A completely new manual was written for the Designs Act 2003, and released in draft form.
March 2010The current manual released.
June 2021Manual reviewed and re-written. Beta-version initially released internally.
September 2021Full release of updated manual.

Amended Reasons

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