Public notice

Posted by auDA on 7 February 2018

auDA has today published the following public notice:

public notice 02082018

Domain names restricted under Australian law

Issue: There may be .au domain names registered containing words, phrases, acronyms or abbreviations restricted for use under Australian law. .au Domain Administration Ltd has published a revised Schedule to the Reserved List Policy.  This Schedule is not exhaustive and there may be other names prohibited or restricted under Australian law.

Action: Registrants are encouraged to check whether their domain name/s contain any words, abbreviations, acronyms or phrases appearing on the Schedule.  If a name appears on the Schedule, registrants should seek independent legal advice on appropriate action. auDA cannot provide legal advice.

Information: For information call 1300 934 014 or visit