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 and, and non-commercial domain names like and 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.

Behind the Dot magazine – 2017 .au survey

We're proud to present edition 13 of Behind the Dot magazine. This issue, AusRegistry presents its annual .au survey, exploring Australian attitudes to the internet and the .au domain. Other features include: Why Australians still choose .au Interview with RagTagd founder Chloe Blattmann Channel talk - advice from the .au retail channel on starting an online [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Research|

What’s next for DDoS attacks?

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been threatening organisations across the globe in recent years, damaging corporate reputations and causing down time that has inconvenienced customers at best and crippled businesses at worst. 2016 was marked by the rise of massive Internet of Things (IoT) fuelled volumetric attacks surpassing 1Tbps, while 2017 has seen [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|News|

AusRegistry .au Survey, 2017

After 31 years in operation, it’s fair to say that the .au namespace is part of the Australian fabric, firmly entrenched in our lives as we live in an ever-connected world. The essentialness of .au is unquestionable, as is the expectation for .au to perform in a stable, seamless, and secure manner. In order to gauge just how important .au is to Australians and whether it meets today’s expectations, AusRegistry conducts an annual survey asking a [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|News|

Why half of all businesses are missing out on potential customers

Browsing a shop’s selection before visiting the brick-and-mortar store; confirming trading hours; making a purchase online; or sending the menu of a restaurant to a friend before deciding where to catch up. Australians are using the internet more than ever when it comes to deciding where and how they’ll spend their hard-earned money, and a [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|News|

Behind the Dot magazine examines Australian start ups

Welcome to Behind the Dot’s 12th edition. This quarter, we’ve delved into the subject of doing business online in Australia, and the variety of opportunities and challenges that presents. Australia’s startup market is growing, with increasing governmental focus and support and a wider understanding of the unique ways in which startup businesses operate. In this [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|Research|

Behind the Dot magazine investigates cyber security

Today I'm pleased to launch the eleventh edition of Behind the Dot. Never before has the issue of cybersecurity been so front and centre in people’s minds. It’s hard to believe that it was just a little over a year ago that we released our previous edition of Behind the Dot dedicated to the important theme [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|Research|

Behind the Dot magazine – Coding

AusRegistry is proud to present edition 10 of Behind the Dot magazine. Edition 10 explores the world of coding; its opportunities and its challenges Features include: Code Like a Girl – interview with founder Ally Watson Coding: simply child’s play – teaching coding to kids with Code the Future founders Bec Spink and Will Egan [...]

By | January 1st, 2017|Research|

.au Survey 2016 findings released

A survey of more than 3,000 respondents has revealed more than two-thirds would register a .au domain if setting up a new website. AusRegistry and the .au Domain Administration (auDA) have today released the findings of the fourth annual .au survey, used to gauge Australian sentiment towards the .au namespace and how people interact with [...]

By | October 27th, 2016|News|

Behind the Dot: State of the .au Domain – Gender diversity in STEM & annual .au survey

AusRegistry is proud to present Edition 9 of Behind the Dot: State of the .au Domain. Edition 9 presents the annual .au survey and examines the issue of gender diversity in STEM industries.Features include: 8 Aussie women in STEM – women excelling in technical fields and breaking stereotypes Annual .au survey report 2016 – a look at online [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Research|