Posts Tagged ‘subdomain name’ opens up domain name to subdomain names for small and medium businesses

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Small and medium sized businesses in Australia or from overseas can now adopt a sub-domain name under

Australian domain name rules outlined by the .au Domain Administration prevent anyone but Australian businesses or companies from owning or domains.

But the opening up of to subdomain names means that overseas businesses who want to do business in Australia can now have a local domain name.

Local private people, contractors, business owners and incorporated or unincorporated businesses can also have an online presence on the premium domain for a low weekly rental.

Greg Rogers, from Faxts Media which runs, said that applications are now open anyone in Australia or overseas to apply for a domain.

“AuDA rules are strict. An Australian business name or ABN is an essential requirement to own a domain name,” Rogers said. “I checked with AuDA myself and there are no restrictions on sub domains if the main site is owned by Australians”

“Netregistry owns a .com domain They have been selling and hosting websites as which are sub domains of, for years. There are 1000′s of them. is Australian and perfect for any business.”

“ will allocate sub domains on a first come first served basis. We will not allow trademarks to be used unless the applicant has permission or is the holder of the trademark.”

To apply for a domain name with, email

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