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Country Code Top-Level Domains (ccTLDs)_Australia

.COM.AU

This domain name extension is for commercial purposes.

Applicants in this category MUST be:

  • an Australian registered company; or
  • trading under a registered business name in any Australian State or Territory; or
  • an Australian partnership or sole trader; or
  • a foreign company licensed to trade in Australia; or
  • an owner of an Australian Registered Trade Mark; or
  • an applicant for an Australian Registered Trade Mark; or
  • an association incorporated in any Australian State or Territory; or
  • an Australian commercial statutory body.

The .COM.AU domain name MUST be:

  • an exact match, abbreviation or acronym of the Registrant’s name or trademark; or
  • otherwise closely and substantially connected to the Registrant.

.NET.AU

This domain name extension is for commercial purposes.

Applicants in this category MUST be:

  • an Australian registered company; or
  • trading under a registered business name in any Australian State or Territory; or
  • an Australian partnership or sole trader; or
  • a foreign company licensed to trade in Australia; or
  • an owner of an Australian Registered Trade Mark; or
  • an applicant for an Australian Registered Trade Mark; or
  • an association incorporated in any Australian State or Territory; or
  • an Australian commercial statutory body.

The .NET.AU domain name MUST be:

  • an exact match, abbreviation or acronym of the Registrant’s name or trademark; or
  • otherwise closely and substantially connected to the Registrant.

.ORG.AU

This domain name extension is for non-commercial organisations.

Applicants in this category MUST be:

  • an association incorporated in any Australian State or Territory; or
  • a political party registered with the Australian Electoral Commission; or
  • a trade union or other organisation registered under the Workplace Relations Act 1996; or
  • a sporting or special interest club operating in Australia; or
  • a charity operating in Australia, as defined in the Registrant’s constitution or other documents of incorporation; or
  • a non-profit organisation operating in Australia, as defined in the Registrant’s constitution or other documents of incorporation.

The .ORG.AU domain name MUST be:

  • an exact match, abbreviation or acronym of the Registrant’s name; or
  • otherwise closely and substantially connected to the Registrant.