Quarterly report pursuant to sections 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2013
May 15, 2013
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001498382  
Trading Symbol dmpi  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   22,420,426
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2013  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2