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6 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
Feb. 12, 2016
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001498382  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --06-30  
Trading Symbol dmpi  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2015  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   40,253,056