Tag Archives: Au Domains

Who Gets What: Key Principles of .au Domain Name Allocation

The rules determining who can register what .au domain names follow some key principles which help ensure the .au namespace is accessible, equitable and trustworthy.These principles and how they govern what domain names you can register underpin .au’s … Continue reading

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What You Buy When You Buy a Domain Name (Licence)

Most people, when they talk about them at all, talk about buying “domain names”. However, referring to them like this  – and we’re sometimes guilty of it too – isn’t correct.We should be referring to domain name licences.While it seems like a minor tec… Continue reading

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New Australasian Digital Cities Index will rank top cities for digital entrepreneurs

auDA is proud to announce it is funding the first phase of the Australasian Digital Cities Index.The Australasian Digital Cities Index, run by the Pearcey Centre for Innovative Industry Economic Research, will rank cities across Australia and New Zeala… Continue reading

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auDA’s commitment to policy and compliance – part two

Following our recently published announcement ‘auDA’s commitment to policy and compliance’ our CEO Cameron Boardman stated “The swift work of our team and the good relationships we have built with our Registrars, mean that these matters can be dealt wi… Continue reading

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Have your say: should .au be opened up for direct registration?

This morning I spoke to 774 ABC Melbourne’s Red Symons about an important public consultation process that auDA is currently running.Every 3-4 years auDA runs an Advisory Panel process to look at the policies underlying the allocation of .au domain nam… Continue reading

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The auDA Foundation’s support for Internet projects promoting mental health and wellbeing

People of all ages and backgrounds are turning to the Internet for information and support for mental health challenges, or to improve their general psychological wellbeing.
For young people, especially, online connections can be as real and beneficial… Continue reading

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auDA Foundation 2013 funding round now open

The auDA Foundation is now accepting applications for grants in the 2013 funding round.
The auDA Foundation Board is keen to receive applications that will utilise the power of the Internet to deliver practical outcomes through innovative means that wi… Continue reading

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auDA Foundation Opens 2012 Funding Round

Today we have opened the 2012 Funding Round and are accepting applications that are received on or before 5.00pm AEST 25th May, 2012.
As we have made a number of changes to this funding round (including allowing for consideration of 3 year PhD student … Continue reading

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Letter from Nairobi

Over the past few months, there’s been a sense that the IGF has been running out of steam, and that the whole concept of multi-stakeholder governance has had its day.
What a difference a week makes.
Late September saw the 6th Annual Internet Governance… Continue reading

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Without trust there is nothing

One of the major messages auDA strives to convey is that .au is a reliable, stable, trustworthy domain space.
In fact, I’m pretty sure we have been banging on about the importance of trust ever since auDA was established and assumed responsibility for … Continue reading

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