Registrant Policy Issues Paper - January 2018

Registrant Policy: Enabling Australia’s Digital Economy and Society looks at issues around the structure of the .au namespace, reserved or prohibited domain names, and eligibility for and allocation of domain names including what rules should apply to direct registration of .au domain names.

The auDA 2017 Policy Review Panel has produced this issues paper as part of its work on developing an implementation policy for direct .au registration, and reform of existing auDA policies.

  Download: Registrant Policy: Enabling Australia’s Digital Economy and Society
(.pdf 1.7MB)


Policy Review Panel Forums 2018

To support the release and get in-person feedback on the registrant policy issues paper, the Policy Review Panel held a number of events around Australia in February 2018.

The slide deck presented by the panel at the public forum's is now available to download:

Download: Policy Review Panel Forum Presentation (PDF, 2MB)

 Audio recordings of the forum discussions are for the reference of the panel only and will not be published.

Have your say

Submissions for this paper have now closed.

Public submissions

Aaron Rasmussen
Alan Gladman
Alex Blake
Andrew Waterhouse
Baby Paws Australia Pty Ltd
Ben Hall
Ben Motteram
Brian Worth
Cherie Quin
Christopher Norris
Colin McKechnie
Craig Kirchner
Department of Communications and the Arts
David Warmuz
Davies Collison Cave
Don Rankin
edu Domain Administration Committee
Education Services Australia
Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia
Internet Australia
Jeanette Gayler
Jeff Marr
Jeremy LaBrooy
Jim Stewart
John Naismith
Julie Pianto
Justin Bohlmann
Karen Morrison
Keith Bower
Kon Summer
Louise Sandberg
Luke Scott
Magnus Celander
Matt Knighton
Melbourne IT
Michelle Mannering
News Corp Australia
Nick Young
Nikki Scholes
Paul Shaw
Peter Cawley-Boevey
REA Group Ltd.
Robert Kaay
Samuel Herzberg
Scott Long
Telstra Corporation Ltd.
Vinesh Chora