AUNIC - Australian Network Information Centre

Changes to the AUNIC site - Sep 2014

Notes on AUNIC problems and outages.


info.au Domain Names

For info.au domain updates from January 2009 onwards, please contact auda - see .au Second Level Domains

Registering New .au Domain Names

For all asn.au, com.au, id.au, net.au and org.au domain names:

There are multiple Registrars for asn.au, com.au, id.au, net.au, and org.au domain names.  To apply for one of these domain names you should:

  1. Choose which Registrar you want to use - the list of accredited Registrars, and links to their sites, is at www.auda.org.au/industry-information/registrars/ 
  2. Apply for the domain name using the forms at the Registrar's web site.

For more information, see auDA's au domains page.

 

For all edu.au domain names:

All edu.au domains can be registered and maintained at http://www.domainname.edu.au/. Please see edu.au transition notice for details.

 

For all gov.au domain names:

For information on gov.au domain names see www.domainname.gov.au. The manager of gov.au domain names is AGIMO.


Editing existing .au Domain Names

For all asn.au, com.au, gov.au, id.au, net.au and org.au domain names:

Maintenance (updating contact details, etc) for existing asn.au, com.au, gov.au, id.au, net.au and org.au domain names is done via the existing Registrar for that domain name. To check the Registrar for your asn.au, com.au, id.au, net.au and org.au domain name, use the whois at http://whois.ausregistry.com.au/. Then update your domain name using your Registrar's web site.

Note that if you have an org.au, net.au, or id.au domain name and your Registrar of Record is currently listed as 'auDA', you will need to choose a new Registrar for your domain name, and then transfer your domain name to that new Registrar using the forms at their web site before you can perform maintenance on your domain name. To transfer your domain name to a new Registrar you will need your domain name password.

To recover your asn.au, com.au, gov.au, id.au, net.au or org.au domain name password use http://admin.auda.org.au/.

Re-delegating existing .au Domain Names

For all asn.au, com.au, gov.au, id.au, net.au and org.au domain names:

Changing the delegation for existing asn.au, com.au, gov.au, id.au, net.au and org.au domain names domain names is done via the existing Registrar for that domain name. To check the Registrar for any asn.au, com.au, gov.au, id.au, net.au or org.au domain name, use , asn.au, and id.au, use the whois at http://whois.ausregistry.net.au/ . Then re-delegate your domain name using your Registrar's web site.

Note that if you have an org.au, net.au, or id.au domain name and your Registrar is currently listed as 'auDA', you will need to choose a new Registrar for your domain name, and then transfer your domain name to that new Registrar using the forms at their web site before you can re-delegate your domain name.  To transfer your domain name to a new Registrar you will need your domain name password.

To recover your asn.au, com.au, gov.au, id.au, net.au or org.au domain name password use http://admin.auda.org.au/.

 


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For more help.....

For all asn.au, com.au, gov.au, id.au, net.au and org.au domain names:
If you need help and can't find the answer on a web page and need to ask someone, your first point of contact should be the Registrar (or reseller) for your domain.   For asn.au, com.au, gov.au, id.au, net.au and org.au domain names, you can check the Registrar for your domain at http://whois.ausregistry.net.au/.

If you do not currently have a domain registered with an auDA accredited registrar (or a reseller) you can find a list of registrars at auDA's Registrar List .

 

AUNIC does not have a phone number or a fax number.  Questions about .au domain names should be answered by the auDA Help Centre at https://auda.zendesk.com/hc/en-us.

 


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