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Monday, 26 November 2018
Page: 11550

Department: Domain names

(Question No. 1093)


Mr Keogh asked the Minister representing the Minister for Communications and the Arts, in writing, on 12 September 2018

In respect of non '.gov.au' domain names owned by the Minister's department (a) what sum has been spent, (b) how many exist, (c) what are their urls, and (d) what is their purpose.


Mr Fletcher: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(a) The Department of Communications and the Arts (the Department), as at Friday 12 October, has spent $620.24 (GST inc) on non .gov.au domain names.

(b) The Department owns eight non .gov.au domain names.

(c) and (d) The URLs and purpose for each of these non .gov.au domain names are as follows:

URL

Purpose

sturgeonmagazine.com.au

website where Artbank publishes online editions of Sturgeon Magazine - publication that commissions original content examining art, design, fashion, music and culture in Australia.

ourlingo.community

Registered domain name that will provide access to a digital, community led, Indigenous language teaching and learning platform.

ourlingo.io

Registered domain name (not live) that will provide access to a digital, community led, Indigenous language teaching and learning platform.

relayservice.com.au

These websites are maintained by the Department for the purpose of:

1. holding domain names (nationalrelayservice.com.au and relayservice.net.au) to prevent misrepresentation of the 'National Relay Service/NRS brand and related information.

2. providing a re-direction from relayservice.com.au to the actual website www. relayservice.gov.au .

nationalrelayservice.com.au

relayservice.net.au

classification.net.au

Holding domain name to prevent misrepresentation of classification information / branding

classification.org.au

Holding domain name to prevent misrepresentation of classification information / branding