.au Licensing Rules and .au Namespace Implementation Policy Consultation - October 2019

auDA is seeking the Australian community's input on proposed changes to the .au licensing rules and the .au Namespace Implementation Policy.

We are asking for feedback because the .au ccTLD belongs to Australia and changes to the rules for .au domains affect the Australian community.


Document Description
Key Consultation Issues An overview of the policy issues on which we're seeking feedback
.au Licensing rules - consultation draft The .au Licensing Rules including proposed changes
.au Namespace Implementation Rules The current .au Implementation Rules
Explanatory Guide - Licensing Rules How the .au Licensing Rules were developed and their relationship to previous published polices, PRP recommendations and auDA management additions


Background Documents

Document Description
Policy Review Panel Final Report: Recommendations to the auDA Board  The report containing the Policy Review Panel's policy recommendations to the auDA Board
auDA Management Response: 2017 Policy Review Panel Final Report and Recommendations auDA Management response to the Policy Review Panel, indicating which recommendations were/were not accepted and why


How To Have Your Say

There are a number of ways you can have your say on the proposed changes to .au domain name policy.


Make a Written Submission

Written submissions can be emailed to policy.review@auda.org.au.

All submissions, unless marked confidential, will be published on the auDA website. By making a submission you consent to the collection, publication, use and disclosure of your submission for the purpose of developing and amending the draft policy.  For further information please refer to the auDA Privacy Policy.

All submissions must be received by 30 November 2019.

Complete an online questionnaire

To give your feedback via an online questionnaire, head to aufeedback.org.au.


Submissions and feedback

Submissions to the consultation will be posted here at the close of the consultation period.

Next Steps

At the end of the consultation, all feedback will be considered by auDA's board.