AusRegistry and .au Domain Administration (auDA) today launched the 2015 .au survey in an ongoing commitment to understand the Australian Internet user and their relationship with the .au domain namespace. The .au survey is the third in a series of yearly research campaigns that examines Registrants of .au domains as well as those who interact with .au websites.

The data collected from the yearly surveys forms a picture of how the industry is evolving and provides insights into perceptions, experiences and understanding of the .au namespace.
George Pongas, AusRegistry’s General Manager of Naming Services, believes the research is essential to understanding user behaviour and the needs of the .au community.

“The picture emerging from the yearly surveys reflects the highly dynamic nature of our industry. From a technical and governance perspective, this type of information is imperative to our operations. We are grateful to the Internet community for their continued support,” Mr Pongas said.

The 2015 survey will be conducted by Effective Measure, a global market research company, on behalf of AusRegistry and auDA. The survey will appear on an extensive number of popular .au websites as well as and

A report summarising the survey results will be available in the second half of 2015 and distributed to .au stakeholders and the wider internet community. AusRegistry and auDA encourage interested participants to complete the survey in support of the .au namespace. The survey is available here.