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6 Month Prohibition on Change of Registrant Removed!

Today is the day that the 6 month prohibition on change of registrants has finally been removed. Now, you are free to transfer a domain name to a different registrant with no waiting period. You could register an Australian domain name in the morning, and sell it to another party by the afternoon. The updated policy from auDA (the .au Domain Administrators) can be found here: However, it is very important to note, that under auDA policy: “..a registrant may not register a domain name for the sole purpose of resale or transfer to another entity.  Where a registrant […]

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auDA removing 6 month rule!

In June 2008 auDA removed the prohibition on selling domains names, or effectively performing a change of registrant, and created the Transfers (Change of Registrant) Policy (2008-08). This was a great, and long overdue, step towards creating a legitimate domain name aftermarket whereby domain investors could buy and sell domains for any reason, albeit with a few provisions, such as prohibiting the sale of a domain name within 6 months of registering. As a result of the findings from a Secondary Market Working Group who discussed many aspects of the .AU secondary market recently, auDA has agreed that “The six […]

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30,000 .AU Domains for Sale!

We’re happy to announce that we have hit another major milestone today, and are now listing over 30,000 .AU domain names for sale! Coinciding with the anniversary of auDA lifting the ban on buying and selling .AU domains on the aftermarket (exactly one year on), passing this important goal proves there is real interest in the AU domain aftermarket as a profitable industry. So what’s next? We want 50,000! Happy trading! All the best, The Netfleet Team

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