Public Comment

auDA regularly seeks public comments on various governance and policy issues.

Open consultations

Implementation of the Government Review Recommendations

In April 2018 the Federal Government delivered the final report of its review of the .au Domain Administration. The review made 29 recommendations for reform required by auDA to meet its new terms of endorsement.  auDA sought comment on the documents below which have been created as part of the implementation plan of auDA's response to the government review.

More information: Review of Australia's .au Domain (including government feedback)

Document Closes

There are no policies currently open for consultation


See recently closed consultations.

Published policies

auDA is responsible for the development and implementation of the policies governing the operation of the .au ccTLD,  including the registration of .au domain names.  As part of its multi-stakeholder policy development process,  auDA welcomes submissions from the community on its draft policies.   The draft policies will be available for public comment for a minimum of 21 calendar days.  auDA will publish a consultation report setting out the key issues raised in the public consultation process, and any subsequent amendments to the draft policy as a result of public consultation.

  • To make a submission on these draft policies please email your feedback to
Document Closes

Proposed change to Licence Review Panel Terms

25 November 2020

See recently closed consultations.


Corporate Policies

The Corporate Policies set out how auDA conducts its business as the administrator and self-regulatory policy body for the .au ccTLD,  including how it complies with its legal obligations under Australian law.  The Corporate Policies are open for public comment for a period of no less than 21 calendar days.

  • To make a submission on these corporate policy drafts, please email your feedback to
Document Closes

There are no corporate policies currently open for consultation



See recently closed Corporate Policy consultations. 


auDA will publish any submissions received.  The submissions will be collated and provided to the auDA Board for consideration. A person making a submission to auDA consents to the collection, publication, use and disclosure of their submission for the purpose of developing and amending the draft policy.  For further information please refer to the auDA Privacy Policy.

5pm AEST, 10 May 2019