Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Feb. 10, 2015
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  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2014  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   34,854,889dei_EntityCommonStockSharesOutstanding