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.au ccTLD Sponsorship Agreement
(Signed 25 October 2001)


On 25 Ocotber 2001, ICANN and the .au Domain Administration Limited (auDA) entered into a ccTLD Sponsorship Agreement under which auDA is recognized as the manager for the .au ccTLD. The agreement is based on the 4 July 2001 endorsement of auDA by the Government of Australia, the 31 August 2001 IANA Report on Request for Redelegation of the .au Top-Level Domain, and the 10 September 2001 ICANN Board's approval of the ccTLD Sponsorship Agreement. The agreement and its appendices may be viewed by following the links below:

ccTLD Sponsorship Agreement

Attachments:

  • A:
Administrative and Technical Contacts and Nameservers at Commencement of Agreement
  • B:
Format and Technical Requirements for Requests to Change TLD Nameservers in the Root Zone
  • C:
Specification for ICANN's Publication of Root-Zone Whois Information
  • D:
Format Requirements for Contact Information About the Sponsoring Organization, Administrative Contact, and Technical Contact
  • E:
Limitations on Contribution Requirements
  • F:
Specifications and Policies at Commencement of Agreement

Annexes:

  • 1:
Agreement (31 December 2000) between the Commonwealth of Australia, represented by Senator Richard Alston, Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, and auDA, represented by Greg Watson, Chairman, .au Domain Administration
  • 2:
Communication (28 May 2001) from Chris Disspain, CEO, auDA, to the IANA
  • 3:
Letter (20 [sic, 18] June 2001) signed by Chris Disspain, CEO, auDA, to Senator Richard Alston, Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
  • 4:
Letter (4 July 2001) signed by Senator Richard Alston, Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, to Stuart Lynn, President and Chief Executive Officer of ICANN
  • 5:
Letter (8 August 2001) signed by ICANN's President and Chief Executive Officer, Stuart Lynn, to Senator Richard Alston, Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
  • 6:
Letter (16 August 2001) signed by Senator Richard Alston, Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, to Stuart Lynn, President and Chief Executive Officer of ICANN
  • 7:
IANA Report (31 August 2001) Report on the Request for the .au Domain Administration (auDA) for Redelegation of .au Top-Level Domain


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