.AU Whois Search in Australia

Search Whois information of domain names in Australia. Using our domain search tool you can check availability and Whois information for any .AU domain extension.

Frequently Asked Questions
What are the registration requirements for registering a .AU domain?

In order to register a .COM.AU or .NET.AU domain, the domain owner must meet one of the following requirements:

- The owner must be a non-commercial organizations as follows: an association incorporated in any Australian State or Territory, or a political party registered with the Australian Electoral Commission, or a trade union or other organization registered under the Fair Work (Registered Organizations) Act 2009, or a sporting or special interest club operating in Australia, or a charity operating in Australia, as defined in the registrant’s constitution or other documents of incorporation, or a non-profit organization operating in Australia, as defined in the registrant’s constitution or other documents of incorporation. 

- The domain name must be an exact match, abbreviation or acronym of the registrant’s name or Trademark, or otherwise closely and substantially connected to the registrant, in accordance with the categories of “close and substantial connection”.

If you do not meet this requirement, our attorneys can request a trademark on your behalf, this in order to have a close and substantial connection with the registration. You can begin the process, by clicking on the following link Register Trademark in Australia.

Note:
The minimum domain registration period is 2 years.

What is the minimum registration term allowed?

The minimum registration term for “.au” extensions are 2 years.

Do you offer Trustee for this extension?

No, we don’t offer Trustee service for this extension.

Does this extension support third level domains?

Yes, it does support third level extension, you can register domains with “.com.au” and “.net.au”

Is there an official whois server for .AU domains?

Yes, it is whois.audns.net.au

What is the contact information of this registry?

The contact information is:

 

Sponsoring Organisation

.au Domain Administration (auDA)

114 Cardigan Street

Carlton VIC 3053

Australia

Administrative Contact

Cameron Boardman

.au Domain Administration (auDA)

114 Cardigan Street

Carlton VIC 3053

Australia

Email: cameron.boardman@auda.org.au

Voice: + 61 03 8341 4111, + 61 1300 732 929

Fax: + 61 03 8341 4112

Technical Contact

Adam King,

.au Domain Administration (auDA)

114 Cardigan Street

Carlton VIC 3053

Australia

Email: adam.king@auda.org.au

Voice: +61 (0)3 8341 4111

Fax: +61 (0)3 8341 4112

Who is the registry that manages this domain extension?

The authority in charge of managing this extension is “AUDA.ORG.AU”

Does .AU support IDN characters?

The .AU Registry is not currently offering IDN characters

What are the minimum and maximum length of characters?

The minimum is 2 and the maximum is 63

What characters .AU extension supports?

It is possible to register the letters a to z, the numbers 0 to 9and hyphens (-), or a combination of these. It is not possible to register domains that begin or end with a hyphen “-“ and should not contain hyphens in the third and fourth position (eg. ab--cd.com.au).

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.AU Domain Statistics
Source: auda.org.au
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