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auDA Implements All 29 Government Recommendations From 2018 Review

auDA is extremely pleased to announce it has satisfactorily implemented all 29 recommendations from the Federal Government’s 2018 Review of the au. Domain Administration.In a letter to auDA Chair Alan Cameron AO, Minister for Communications, Cyber Safe… Continue reading

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.au Registry Reports – April 2020 Now Available

auDA publishes monthly reports looking at registry performance and domain name registration trends in the .au namespace.You can download them here: Registry Reports These registry reports provide a snapshot of activity in the domain name system and inc… Continue reading

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Quarterly Stakeholder Report Now Available

auDA’s first quarterly stakeholder report for 2020 is now available.Download: auDA Quarterly Stakeholder Report – Q1 2020This regular report provides an update on auDA’s work in the areas of policy, operations, international engagement, membership, com… Continue reading

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Update on auDA’s progress implementing the 2017 Government Review recommendations

At the end of January, auDA met with the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications as part of our regular progress reporting on the of implementation of the recommendations of the 2017 Government review. As a resu… Continue reading

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auDA website performance issues

Due to a fault in a telecommunication network operator’s network used at the data centre where the auDA web server is located, some users experienced performance issues with the auDA website for about 90 minutes yesterday afternoon (4 March).We therefo… Continue reading

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A response to the Australian bushfires: Major Disaster Policy

auDA is pleased to announce two initiatives in response to the catastrophic bushfires currently being experienced in Australia.A temporary Major Disaster Policy comes into effect on 22 January 2020 and will give bushfire-affected .au registrants:an ext… Continue reading

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Why letting your unused domain names expire can be risky

If you’re running a business, you might find that you hold domain names you no longer need –  perhaps due to a rebrand, restructure or changes to your product.While it may be tempting to save a few dollars and just let the names expire, doing so can po… Continue reading

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Staying safe when making donations online

In times of crisis many of us want to do what we can to help. The bushfires throughout Australia are a recent example of a large event prompting the wider community to chip in to a relief effort.Unfortunately, when events like these occur there’s often… Continue reading

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auDA 2018/19 Annual Report details ambitious transformation program

Australia’s domain name administrator today published its 2018/19 Annual Report.Download: auDA Annual Report 2018/2019The report details an ambitious transformation program delivered by the Board and the organisation that included:Introducing a new Con… Continue reading

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National Scams Awareness Week 2019: Avoiding Domain Name Related Scams

It’s currently National Scams Awareness week and in support we’re highlighting a couple of ways people are tricked when it comes to domain names and how you can avoid getting caught.Unsolicited Offers Of Domain NamesThe most common issue we see is the … Continue reading

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