Domain names in the .au namespace have strict requirements around who is eligible to register them. The requirements for .org.au domains are detailed here.
.ORG.AU Eligibility requirements
The org.au domain space is for non-commercial organisations. In accordance with Australian Domain Name Policy, to be eligible to register .org.au domain names, registrants must be one of the following:
- 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; or
- A 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.
Domain names in the org.au domain space must:
- Exactly match, acronym or abbreviation of the registrant's company or trading name, organization or association name or trademark; or
- Be otherwise closely and substantially connected to the registrant.