Domain Name Extensions
.au is the top level domain for all Australian domains.Within the .au top level domain there are five domain types - .com.au, .net.au, .org.au, .id.au and .asn.au. Each of these domain types serve a specific purpose and community. By choosing the right domain type for you/your organization you can capture the specific audience you require for your domain.
For 'associations'. Includes associations incorporated under specific state legislation, some incorporated bodies, political parties, trade unions, sporting and special interest clubs and 'partnerships' between disparate rganisations.
For commercial purposes. Includes commercial entities, currently registered and trading in Australia, as well as commercial products and services.
For commercial purposes. Includes commercial entities, currently registered and trading in Australia, as well as commercial products and services. Almost all of the domains in this domain type tend to be net/communications related.
For non-commercial purposes. Includes not-for-proft organisations, charities, churches, welfare groups etc.
For exclusive use by Australian governments. Eligibility is demonstrated by reference to an Act of Parliament or government regulation.
For education-related bodies. Eligibility is demonstrated by sufficient evidence, as determined by the registrar, that the requesting body is education-related.
*Not open to the public. Special rules apply.