What requirements are there for Australian Domain Names?

com.au or net.au Regulations
To be eligible for com.au or net.au domains, registrants must be:

  • An Australian registered company; or
  • Trading under a registered business name in any Australian State or Territory; or
  • An Australian partnership or sole trader;
  • A foreign company licensed to trade in Australia; or
  • An owner of an Australian Registered Trade Mark; or
  • An applicant for an Australian Registered Trade Mark; or
  • An association incorporated in any Australian State or Territory; or
  • An Australian commercial statutory body.


.org.au Domain Regulations
To be eligible for org.au domains, registrants must be:

  • charity operating in Australia, as defined in the registrant's constitution or other documents of incorporation; or
  • A non-profit organisation operating in Australia, as defined in the registrant's constitution or other documents of incorporation.


asn.au Domain Regulations
To be eligible for asn.au domains registrants must be:

  • 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 organisation registered under the Workplace Relations Act 1996; or
  • A sporting or special interest club operating in Australia.


id.au Domain Regulations
To be eligible for id.au domains, registrants must be:

  • An Australian citizen; or An Australian resident.


Global Domains Regulations

These domains can be registered by any organisation or individual anywhere in the world.

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