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Call for nominations for election to auDA Board

Posted on 15 September 2015

Two Demand Class and two Supply Class positions on the auDA Board are up for election at this year's AGM.


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Paul Fletcher MP to open 2015 auIGF

Posted on 31 August 2015

Paul Fletcher MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Australian Minister for Communications, will speak at the opening of the 2015 auIGF (Australian Internet Governance Forum) on 6 October, in Melbourne.

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ANZIA winners shine at the Gala event in Auckland

Posted on 28 August 2015

Auckland’s St Matthew-in-the-City was a fitting venue to host the 2015 Australia & New Zealand Internet Awards (ANZIA) ceremony last night. Both the venue and the ANZIAs encourage progressive, innovative thinking, along with inspiring creativity and offering inclusivity for all who enter. 

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Announcement: Two workshops added to the 2015 auIGF schedule

Posted on 25 August 2015

With a little over a month until the 2015 auIGF - 6 & 7 October, at the Park Hyatt Melbourne, we are pleased to announce the addition of two very interesting workshops to the schedule

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More .au options for all Australians or not – the pointy end of the naming panel process

Posted on 20 August 2015

The 2015 Names Policy Panel has released its draft recommendations about the use and allocation of .au domain names, the most notable of which is a proposal that Australians should be allowed to register domain names directly under .au (such as or This has not been possible in Australia before. 

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New Children’s eSafety Commissioner, Alastair MacGibbon joins as speaker at this year’s auIGF

Posted on 27 July 2015

In one of his first public speaking roles since his appointment by the Australian Government, new Children’s eSafety Commissioner Alastair MacGibbon will run a workshop at the 2015 auIGF (Australian Internet Governance Forum) highlighting achievements to date and future plans. 

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Australia’s .au domain celebrates 3 million registrations

Posted on 24 July 2015

Australia’s Internet community today celebrates a significant milestone with the .au domain namespace surpassing 3 million domain names under management.

The milestone follows strong growth in registrations over the past 13 years and places .au in the top 10 of all countries by volume.

The .au domain namespace is an essential service asset for Australian businesses and plays a critical role in providing a platform for the nation’s digital economy. 

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2015 ANZIA Finalist Announced

Posted on 9 June 2015

auDA and InternetNZ are pleased to announce 22 finalists for the 2015 Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards (ANZIAs), who are all making a positive contribution to the use and development of the Internet.


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The Internet and its influence on Australian society

Posted on 18 May 2015

The Australian Internet Governance Forum (auIGF) launches its 2015 program today, and it is the most ambitious one yet.

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auDA's submission to the Australian Government's cybersecurity review

Posted on 14 May 2015

On 27 November 2014, the Prime Minister announced the Australian Government will undertake a review of Australia’s cyber security policies and strategies.

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