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2010 Names Policy Panel Call for Nominations 30/06/2010

auDA invites people with an interest in Australian (.au) domain name policy to nominate for the 2010 Names Policy Panel.

auDA Panel releases draft recommendations on new 2LDs 29/06/2010

auDA’s New 2LDs Advisory Panel has released its Draft Recommendations on:

auDA considers new domain names for Australia 20/04/2010

Melbourne, 20 April 2010 – auDA is currently considering whether to create new second level domains (2LDs) in domain space, alongside existing 2LDs like and

auDA Panel releases discussion paper on new 2LDs 16/04/2010

auDA’s New 2LDs Advisory Panel has released a Discussion Paper inviting comments on:

UPDATED 19/03/10: New domain drop process to commence on 18 April 2010 14/03/2010

Following a policy review last year, auDA has decided to change the way in which expired and deleted .au domain names drop from the registry.

Safenames breaches Registrar Agreement 07/12/2009

auDA has found that accredited registrar Safenames Ltd has breached the Registrar Agreement by:

NetAlliance - acqusition of domain names by registrars and their related entities 30/10/2009

auDA’s Clarification of Permissible Own Use by Registrars (2008-11) states that “[c]lause 14.2.3 of the Registrar Agreement and clauses 4.2 and 4.4 of the Code of Practice prohibit a registrar,...

Latest update on Bottle Domains 29/10/2009

On 25 September 2009, the Supreme Court of Victoria handed down its decision in the legal proceedings between auDA and Australian Style Pty Ltd trading as Bottle Domains.

Security incident involving .au domain names 22/10/2009

On 1 October 2009, auDA was alerted by a registrar of the availability of non-financial customer information on the internet.

Directors elected at auDA AGM held 19 October 2009 21/10/2009

auDA’s Annual General Meeting was held on Monday 19th October 2009 and the following directors were elected:

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