.au is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Australia. It was first created on 5 March 1986. Domain name policy is managed by .au Domain Administration (auDA). As of July 2018, the registry is currently operated by Afilias.
AuDA, the Australian domain name registry manager, will continue to permit domain investing in the .AU namespace, Domain Name Wire reported Monday. AuDa’s Policy Review Panel suggested the decision.. WorldNews - Published