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TLDs to be released on 21 May 2006 21/04/2006
Under auDA's Reserved List Policy (2002-30), it is not possible to register a domain name that matches an existing gTLD (eg. net.com.au or com.net.au) or ccTLD (eg. au.com.au or uk.net.au).
SiteGeneral.com breaches transfers policy 04/04/2006
auDA has found that Publish Media Pty Ltd (trading as SiteGeneral.com) has breached the Transfers Policy (2003-03).
auDA establishes .au Community Domains Trust 20/03/2006
auDA has established .au Community Domains Pty Ltd (auCD), a not-for-profit company to act as trustee of the .au Community Domains Trust.
Melbourne, 18 November 2005 - .au Domain Administration (auDA), the .au Domain Name Administrator, today announced that existing .au registry operator, AusRegistry, has signed a new Registry Licence Agreement with...
Melbourne, 28 October 2005 - .au Domain Administration (auDA), the administrator of .au domain names, announced today that the preferred tenderer for the provision of registry services in .au second...
The "close and substantial connection" rule was introduced in 2002. It was intended to provide a limited degree of flexibility for registrants to register domain names that are not derived...
The election will take place at auDA's Annual General Meeting, to be held in November 2005 in Melbourne. AGM details will be announced in early October.
auDA-appointed domain name registry, AusRegistry, drops fees by 15 percent after hitting milestone
On 30 June 2006 the current Registry Licence Agreement held by AusRegistry expires.
Melbourne, 19 August 2005 - perth.com.au was Australia’s most sought after commercial geographic domain name according to Chris Disspain, CEO of the .au Domain Administration (auDA).