auDA represents the interests of the .au domain space and the broader Australian Internet community at a number of international fora.
ICANN is the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. It is a US-based company that manages the global DNS.
auDA is a member of ICANN's Country Code Names Supporting Organisation (ccNSO). auDA staff and directors regularly attend ICANN meetings to participate in international DNS policy development.
auDA is a member of APTLD, the Asia-Pacific Top Level Domain Association. It is an organisation for ccTLDs located in the Asia Pacific region.
Paul Szyndler, auDA's GM International and Government Affairs, is currently a member of the APTLD Board.
auDA is an associate member of CENTR, the Council of European Top Level Domain Registries. It serves as the European ccTLD organisation.