Leagl Requirements for .au domains

To acquire .com.au, .org.au and .net.au domains, you will be required to provide a Business Name that has some relationship to the domain name.

Registering a Business Name is a simple process that can be completed via the ASIC Website. Fees are very reasonable.

  • $34 for one year
  • $80 for three years

You can register a Business Name even if you are a Sole Trader (you don't have to Incorporate).

Registering your domain

When registering a .com.au, .org.au or .net.au domain, you'll be asked to enter you Business Name.

Technically this will be one of three numbers:

  • ABN
  • ACN
  • Business Regsitration Number