The registry comprises the following:

  • a database of domain names registered in each 2LD
  • a public WHOIS service for looking up the identity of the registrant of a domain name.

Afilias Australia Pty Ltd is the registry operator for the open 2LDs (,,, and, the community geographic 2LDs (,,,,,, and and 2 closed 2LDs ( and

Afilias Australia was appointed the 2LD registry operator by way of open tender processes held in 2017.

PLEASE NOTE: Afilias Australia does not provide services directly to the public. If you need to update your domain name record or if you have a query or complaint about your domain name, you should contact your registrar of record in the first instance.

To find out the registrar of record for a domain name, use the public WHOIS service.