Monthly Archives: July 2019

Statement from the auDA Board

The auDA Board today reluctantly accepted the resignation of auDA Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Cameron Boardman.During his three years leading auDA, Mr Boardman achieved many goals, including:i.  The successful completion of the EOI and tender for the… Continue reading

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auDA Quarterly Stakeholder Report – Q2 2019

auDA’s Stakeholder report for Q2 2019 is now available.Quarterly Stakeholder Report  – Q2 2019This quarter’s report contains updates on the policy changes for .au and gives an overview of auDA’s strategic priorities for the coming year.These reports ar… Continue reading

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Expressions of Interest: Licence Review Panel

.au Domain Administration is inviting expressions of interest from qualified persons to be considered for appointment to the Licence Review Panel.The Panel’s role is to review administrative decisions made by auDA under the new Licensing Rules.The Lice… Continue reading

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Reconstitution of the auDA Board

Dear Associate Members and Stakeholders,I am writing to update you on the progress and process for the reconstitution of the auDA Board.The .au Domain Administration Ltd. Nomination Committee was established earlier this year and in accordance with its… Continue reading

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Third Party Platforms Offering .au Domain Name Registrations: Read The Fine Print

It’s important to understand what you’re getting when it comes to .au domain names offered by third party online platforms or services you might use to help run your business.If the third-party platform offers to register a com.au domain name for your … Continue reading

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Events and Community Activities Strategy: Applications Open for Community Event Grants

auDA is pleased to announce the release of its Events and Community Activities strategy for 2019-2020.You can download the strategy here: auDA Events and Community Activities StrategyThe purpose of this strategy is to allow auDA to expand its stakehold… Continue reading

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.au Licensing Rules: Trademarks and Eligibility for .au Domain Names

The new .au Licensing Rules change how being an owner or applicant of a registered Australian Trademark enables a person to meet the Australian presence test.Under the new .au Licensing Rules, when using a registered Australian trademark or application… Continue reading

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Updates to Reserved Names List

auDA is seeking community feedback on some proposed additions to the Reserved Names List.At its June 2019 meeting the auDA Board accepted a proposal from Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) to reserve the following names at the .au 2nd leve… Continue reading

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