auDA releases remaining geographic names in com.au and net.au
In 2005 auDA held a ballot for the allocation of geographic names* in com.au and net.au.
A number of geographic names were not allocated in the ballot and have remained on auDA's Reserved List.
These names will be released at 2pm AEST on Sunday 21 October 2007. The list of names to be released can be downloaded below.
The names will be released on a first come, first served basis, subject to normal policy rules.
For the first 5 days after release, the names will be charged at the 2005 ballot fee of $825 (inc GST), plus the registrar's registration fee.
After 5 days, the names will be charged at the normal registry fee of $21.45 (inc GST), plus the registrar's registration fee.
canberra.com.au registered on 22 October 2007 will cost $825 (inc GST), plus the registrar's registration fee
canberra.com.au registered on 27 October 2007 will cost $21.45 (inc GST), plus the registrar's registration fee
Names can be registered through any auDA Accredited Registrar.
*Under auDA policy a "geographic name" is defined as any location with an Australian postcode, as listed on the Australia Post postcode database. This includes suburb and town names, plus a number of other names such as airports and universities.