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PPSR training and testing environment

The PPSR training and testing environment is called Discovery.

It’s available for anyone wanting to explore, learn, use and test the PPSR in a replica environment. 

You can make registrations, do searches, and practise setting up accounts and secured party groups in a safe and secure environment. 

This version of the PPSR does not contain live data. We provide you with the ‘test data’ you need to get started, including credit card details and vehicle serial numbers.

To download the test data:

IMPORTANT: data is visible to all users of the system so DO NOT USE REAL DATA.

To access Discovery, click here

The technical info

Discovery is a training and testing environment only, so we can’t guarantee availability.

Generally, it’s available 24 hours a day, except during maintenance and testing periods. For example, the system is down for routine maintenance every Wednesday 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm (AEST). 

Sign up for outage notifications

Make sure you’re kept informed about any downtime. Click here to sign up and choose PPSR business-to-government (B2G) and Discovery notifications.

Configure your spam filter

The PPSR sends a number of notifications via email. If you aren’t receiving the emails, check your spam box for emails from notifications@ppsr.gov.au or communications@ppsr.gov.au

Business to Government (B2G)

If you want to use Discovery to test your B2G application programming interface (API), please see our B2G specific information.