The .au direct Priority Allocation period closes on 20 September 2022. Hear an update from auDA CEO Rosemary SInclair and COO Bruce Tonkin.

.au direct, Australia's newest domain namespace, launched on 24 March 2022. 

The new namespace enables Australians to register domain names directly before the .au for the first time (e.g.

The Priority Allocation process concludes on 20 September 2022 (23:59 UTC on 20 September 2022 / 9:59AM AEST on 21 September). Priority Allocation provides registrants of .au domain names licensed before launch priority to apply for the matching .au direct name.

If no priority application is received for a .au direct match name by that date, it will become available for registration by the public on 3 October 2022 (3 October 2022 / 8:00AM AEDT on 4 October).

Join us for a webinar to discuss the new namespace, how the Priority Allocation Process works and hear from auDA CEO, Rosemary Sinclair AM, and COO, Dr Bruce Tonkin. You can find out more about .au direct here and Priority Allocation here.

Find out more on upcoming events or join as a .au member on our website.

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