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The administrator of the .au domain space, .au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA), established a Panel of stakeholders to review the major Australian domain name policies and invited interested stakeholders to submit on in April 2015. This submission is in response to the latest round of consultation on the Draft Recommendations of the Panel.

The main recommendation is that, in principle, Australians should be able to register domain names directly under .au (eg. myname.au). This has never been possible before – all domain names are registered under second level domains (2LDs) for specific purposes (eg. myname.com.au for commercial entities). The proposed change would leave the existing 2LDs in place, and also add the option of registering directly for any Australian entity or individual.

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