AusRegistry Team

About AusRegistry Team

AusRegistry is the custodian of the technology that powers Australia’s home on the Internet, the .au domain namespace. We’ve been entrusted to operate the Registry for all commercial domain names such as com.au and net.au, and non-commercial domain names like gov.au and edu.au. Our sole purpose is to ensure the .au Registry flawlessly performs its role as a mission-critical, essential service infrastructure asset for Australia’s digital economy.

AusRegistry marks Girls in ICT Day to gather ideas and work towards greater diversity

International Girls in ICT Day is an annual event aiming to empower and encourage young girls and women to consider careers in information and communication technologies (ICT). A global initiative of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) – the United Nations specialised agency for ICT – Girls in ICT Day has been celebrated in 150 countries [...]

By | May 5th, 2016|News|

Behind the Dot: State of the .au Domain – Marketing & Domains

AusRegistry today released Edition 7 of our quarterly industry magazine, Behind the Dot: State of the .au Domain. Edition 7 presents a variety of articles covering issues of marketing, SEO and branding for Australian businesses, and the role domain names and the .au namespace play in these areas. Highlights include: ‘Domains and search’ Q&A with [...]

By | April 28th, 2016|Research|

Behind the Dot magazine delves into domain names in the marketing mix

It is my pleasure to announce the release of the seventh edition of AusRegistry’s industry report, Behind the Dot: State of the .au Domain. A domain name is one of the most integral aspects of a business’ marketing strategy. Whether your focus is on large-scale, outdoor and display advertising; innovative digital and interactive campaigns; or [...]

By | April 28th, 2016|News|

Behind the Dot – State of the .au Domain: .au Zone File Analysis

1 Feb 2016: AusRegistry today published Edition 6 of our industry magazine Behind the Dot – State of the .au Domain. Edition 6 focuses on the important issue of security and what it means to the longevity and integrity of the .au namespace. Highlights include: An in-depth examination of the function and importance of DNSSEC CERT [...]

By | February 2nd, 2016|Behind the Dot, Research|

Behind the Dot magazine examines security in .au and global cyber threats

I am pleased to announce the release of the sixth edition of AusRegistry’s industry report, Behind the Dot: State of the .au Domain. Trust is an integral aspect of the .au namespace. Our .au survey has consistently shown that Australian Internet users are more likely to trust a website that ends in .au and that [...]

By | February 1st, 2016|News|

Behind the Dot – State of the .au Domain: .au Zone File Analysis

9 Nov 2015: Edition 5 of AusRegistry’s Behind the Dot – State of the .au Domain reveals unique insights into .au domain name utilisation. This quarter’s feature article presents the findings of .au’s first ever zone file scan focusing on seven website related categories: Response Type, Website page numbers, Website type, E-commerce, Content Management System, Technical [...]

By | November 9th, 2015|Behind the Dot, Research|

‘Behind the Dot’ reveals unique insights into .au domain name utilisation

I’m pleased to present the fifth edition of AusRegistry’s quarterly industry magazine, Behind the Dot – State of the .au Domain. In this edition of Behind the Dot, we present the inaugural .au zone file analysis – a comprehensive examination of the namespace’s 3 million domain names and their websites. This is the first time [...]

By | November 4th, 2015|News|

Behind the Dot – State of the .au Domain: .au Survey 2015

17 August 2015: AusRegistry today launched Edition 4 of the industry magazine Behind the Dot – State of the .au Domain. This quarter the 2015 .au Survey report, AusRegistry and auDA’s annual research initiative, has been included (alongside the regular statistics and updates) making it the most comprehensive edition yet. The inclusion of the annual [...]

By | August 27th, 2015|Behind the Dot, Research|

AusRegistry releases fourth edition of Behind the Dot – State of the .au Domain report

I am pleased to present Edition 4 of our quarterly industry report, Behind the Dot – State of the .au Domain. The last few months have been very eventful for the team at AusRegistry, as our parent company Bombora Technologies was acquired by information services company Neustar, Inc. As this change in shareholders provides an [...]

By | August 17th, 2015|News|

Australia’s .au domain celebrates 3 million registrations

Australia’s Internet community today celebrates a significant milestone with the .au domain namespace surpassing 3 million domain names under management. The milestone follows strong growth in registrations over the past 13 years and places .au in the top 10 of all countries by volume. The .au domain namespace is an essential service asset for Australian [...]

By | July 24th, 2015|News|