One of our key functions is to develop and administer the rules for .au domain names to ensure that the .au domain remains trusted, secure and resilient.  We work with registrars to ensure that the rules are understood and applied fairly and consistently.  

The rules for .au domains

Find the current rules for .au domain names along with legacy published policies. 

Our approach to compliance

Learn about our approach to compliance and how we ensure the .au remains trusted and secure.

Changes to the .au licensing rules

A new suite of rules for .au domain names came into effect in April 2021 and contain changes which may affect some registrants.