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We are the policy authority and industry self-regulatory body for .au domain names.

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News & Blog Highlights

2015 ANZIA Finalist Announced

auDA and InternetNZ are pleased to announce 22 finalists for the 2015 Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards (ANZIAs), who are all making a positive contribution to the use and development of the Internet.


The Internet and its influence on Australian society

The Australian Internet Governance Forum (auIGF) launches its 2015 program today, and it is the most ambitious one yet.

A mixed bag of results for Internet governance at CSTD 18th Session

A smidge under ten years ago, the second phase of WSIS wrapped up in Tunis. Two years before that, the first phase had been held in Geneva. Together, the two phases were meant to develop a vision and strategy for bringing all people into the Information Society age, where all...

Have your say: should .au be opened up for direct registration?

This morning I spoke to 774 ABC Melbourne’s Red Symons (available here) about an important public consultation process that auDA is currently running.

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auDA Foundation

Established in 2005, the auDA Foundation makes annual grants to promote and encourage education and research initiatives that will enhance the utility of the Internet for the benefit of the Australian community



The ANZIAs are an annual event celebrating the achievements of organisations, businesses and individuals that have made significant contributions to the development and use of the Internet in Australia and New Zealand.

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The Australian Internet Governance Forum (auIGF) brings together businesses, organisations and individuals to help shape the future of the Internet.

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