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We are the policy authority and industry self-regulatory body for .au domain names.

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News & Blog Highlights

Should .au be opened up for direct registration?

.au Domain Administration (auDA) is currently inviting comment on a public issues paper about the way .au domain names are allocated and used. The paper has been prepared by a Names Policy Panel consisting of nominated members of the Australian Internet community who have expressed interest in helping shape policy for the .au domain space.


AusRegistry and auDA launch the 2015 .au survey

AusRegistry and .au Domain Administration (auDA) today launched the 2015 .au survey in an ongoing commitment to understand the Australian Internet user and their relationship with the .au domain namespace.


Have your say: should .au be opened up for direct registration?

This morning I spoke to 774 ABC Melbourne’s Red Symons (available here) about an important public consultation process that auDA is currently running.

Global Conference on Cyberspace 2015

On 16 and 17 April, around 1800 participants – primarily from the government sector – but also from business, civil society, and the technical Internet community – descended on The Hague for the fourth Global Conference on Cyberspace (GCCS 2015).

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auDA Foundation

Established in 2005, the auDA Foundation makes annual grants to promote and encourage education and research initiatives that will enhance the utility of the Internet for the benefit of the Australian community



The ANZIAs are an annual event celebrating the achievements of organisations, businesses and individuals that have made significant contributions to the development and use of the Internet in Australia and New Zealand.

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The Australian Internet Governance Forum (auIGF) brings together businesses, organisations and individuals to help shape the future of the Internet.

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