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Afilias Chosen to Supply .au Registry Services 18/12/2017

Afilias Australia Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Afilias plc, has been appointed to provide registry services for the .au domain from 1 July 2018 as part of auDA’s Registry...

Outcome of auDA 2017 AGM 27/11/2017

auDA held its 2017 Annual General Meeting in Melbourne on Monday 27 November.

Economic analysis of the .au domain range — Deloitte Access Economics 24/11/2017

A report by Deloitte Access Economics has found that the .au domain has created more than 4,500 full-time jobs and contributed more than $677m to the economy.

Board Update 24/11/2017

Demand Class Director Simon Johnson today advised auDA that he had decided to resign his Board position, effective immediately.

New Chair and Independent Director join auDA Board 20/11/2017

Two highly experienced independent directors joined the auDA Board this week, bringing decades of additional governance expertise to the organisation.

Notice of 2017 auDA Annual General Meeting 05/11/2017

The Board of Directors of .au Domain Administration Limited (auDA) is pleased to invite you to attend its 2017 Annual General Meeting. 

auDA welcomes Federal Government review of .au domain 19/10/2017

The Board and Executive of auDA today welcomed the announcement of a Federal Government review into the .au domain.

Statement regarding Di Parker 16/10/2017

auDA today advises that Di Parker will be leaving the company as a result of a restructure.

Call for nominations for election to the auDA Board 2017 12/10/2017

auDA is pleased to open the call for nominations for election to the auDA Board.

.au is changing: Direct Registration Public Consultation Opens 06/10/2017

.au Domain Administration (auDA) is seeking public submissions regarding the options to allow registration of a domain name directly before the dot in .au, such as ‘’ 

Close of Requests for Tender 03/10/2017

.au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA) today is pleased to announce that a total of 9 full responses have been received in response to auDA's Request for Tender (RFT) for the...

Registry Transformation Project Release of Request for Tender 01/09/2017

.au Domain Administration Limited (auDA) today is pleased to announce the release of its Request for Tender (RFT) documentation to select a provider to deliver an outsourced registry operation, based on auDA's...

Draft Registry Technical Specification now Available for Comment 21/08/2017

The Draft Registry Technical Specification for the Registry Transformation Project is now available for public comment. The new draft technical specification updates the last technical specification published as part of the 2005...

Call for Nominations for Demand Class Director 16/08/2017

The auDA Board is seeking nominations, including from its demand class membership, for the Demand Class Director casual vacancy resulting from the resignation of Dr Michaella Richards.

2017 auDA Board Minutes and Agendas now on Website 08/08/2017

As noted in the Board Communique last Thursday 3 August 2017 and consistent with our commitment to our members, we have reinstated the 2017 Board Minutes (up until June 2017, with...

Call for Expressions of Interest for the Policy Review Panel 08/08/2017

auDA is seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified individuals to join the Policy Review Panel (‘the Panel’) for a 12 month period. The Panel will examine and make recommendations on...

Board Communique Following Special General Meeting 03/08/2017

The Board of auDA sincerely thanks all members who attended the Special General Meeting on Monday, and shared their thoughts, feedback and advice on how we can better meet the...

auDA SGM Webinar Details Update 31/07/2017

We are experiencing some technical difficulties with our webinar software. We are hoping to get this rectified.

Special General Meeting - details for involvement 30/07/2017

The Board of Directors of .au Domain Administration Limited (auDA) invites members to attend a Special General Meeting (SGM).

Special General Meeting (SGM) proceeds 28/07/2017

auDA informs members the Special General Meeting (SGM) will proceed as scheduled.

Statement from auDA Chair Stuart Benjamin 28/07/2017

Today I have taken a very difficult decision to stand aside from my role as Independent Chair of auDA three months before the expiry of my term as an Independent Director.

Policy Review Panel Chair 27/07/2017

The auDA Board are pleased to announce the appointment of John Swinson, Partner at King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) as the Chair of the Policy Review Panel (PRP).

Registry Transformation Project: Evaluation of REOI and next steps 26/07/2017

The auDA Registry Transformation Project (RTP) Evaluation Committee have now completed a thorough review of responses to the Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI).

auDA and APTLD commit to assist Timor-Leste in a ground-breaking capacity building project in the Pacific region 18/07/2017

auDA (.au Domain Administration Ltd) together with the Government of Timor-Leste and APTLD (Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association) are today pleased to announce the signing of a ground-breaking joint...

auDA Special General Meeting: Statement and Recommendation from the auDA Board 13/07/2017

On 16 June 2017, auDA received a valid request from more than 5% of its members to call a special general meeting as per Section 249D of the Corporations Act.

Notice of Special General Meeting – 2017 07/07/2017

The Board of Directors of .au Domain Administration Limited (auDA) invites members to attend a Special General Meeting (SGM).

Announcement regarding the assessment and evaluation of responses to auDA’s Request for Expressions of Interest to its Registry Transformation Project 06/07/2017

auDA is pleased to announce the composition of the Tender Process Committee and the Tender Evaluation Committee applicable to the Registry Transformation Project.

Policy Review Panel EOI 04/07/2017

CEO Cameron Boardman announced at the 2016 AGM that we will be undertaking a complete review of all auDA policies.

Close of Requests for Expressions of Interest 28/06/2017

.au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA) today is pleased to announce at closing of the Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) for the Registry Transformation Project (RTP), a total of 15...

Registry Transformation Project: Request for Expressions of Interest 29/05/2017

auDA has decided to conduct a tender process to enable auDA to build and operate a dedicated .au registry.

Announcement regarding the resignation of Rachael Falk, Director Technology, Security and Strategy 26/05/2017

auDA’s Director of Technology, Security and Strategy, Rachael Falk, has advised auDA’s CEO, Cameron Boardman, that she will be resigning at the end of June to pursue other career opportunities.

Update on the Registry Transformation Project 05/05/2017

BackgroundOn 26 April 2017, we announced our decision to conduct a restricted tender exercise to enable auDA to build and operate a dedicated .au registry.

New Independent Board Director Announcement 27/04/2017

On behalf of the Board of .au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA) I’m pleased to announce the appointment of a new Board Director, Sandra Hook.

auDA ends exclusive negotiations with AusRegistry in relation to the Registry Licence Agreement 26/04/2017

In December 2016, the Board of auDA resolved to enter into a period of exclusive negotiations for the management of auDA’s registry operations beyond 2018, with AusRegistry, reserving the right...

Return to services of Enetica 27/03/2017

Following the outage experienced for registrants last week, auDA have been assured by Enetica that their Domain Name services are now fully operational.

Password recovery for Enetica registrants 25/03/2017

Confirming, auDA are now working through the password recovery requests sent in via - with a full complaints team on deck. This is an email only service.

Enetica Outage Update - Password Recovery 24/03/2017

auDA are in regular contact with Enetica, who are working hard to resolve the issues causing the outage at their end.

Enetica outage 24/03/2017

auDA is aware of a disruption to service with the registrar Enetica and its associated companies.

New Board Director Announcement 27/02/2017

On behalf of the Board of .au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA), I’m pleased to announce the appointment of a new Board Director.