Priority Period: The .au direct priority application process ended at 10:00AM AEST 21 September 2022. Applications for priority status are no longer be accepted by the registry.
Between this date and 4 October 2022, the registry will allocate and register any names where a) there is a single Category 1 applicant, or b) to the Category 2 applicant with the longest held existing domain name if there were no applications under Category 1. Names where there are multiple Category 1 applicants will remain locked until an agreement is reached between the applicants and all but one application is withdrawn.
General Availability: Any priority names that received no applications will be made available to the general public at 8:00AM AEST 4 October 2022, on a "first come, first served" basis. Names with no priority status can be registered now via the application form or order tab within the management console on the same basis.
Provided by Education Services Australia Ltd (ESA), a national, not-for-profit company owned by all Australian education ministers, operating as the authorised registrar for the .edu.au namespace and in accordance with licensing rules and policies set by .au Domain Administration Ltd and the .edu.au Advisory Committee.
ESA acknowledges the Eastern Kulin Nation, Traditional Custodians of the land on which our head office stands, and pays our respects to Elders past and present. We recognise the Traditional Custodians of Country across Australia and their continuing connection and contribution to lands, waters, communities and learning.