This information details the processes of creating, maintaining and closing domain names.

Creation and registration of a domain name

When applying for the initial Department provided domain name schools must contact the Domains Department at ESA providing the following details:

  • the domain name the school wants to register
  • school details (name, postal address and ABN)
  • point of contact at the school (name, email address and phone number)

If applying for an additional domain name visit Link and click 'Apply for a domain name' and follow the prompts for the online application process

Domain management

To update any registration details for school domain names, such as contact information or server details, visit Link and click the 'Manage your domain name' and follow the process

To request the school’s domain management login details for the Department provided domain name, contact the Domains Department at ESA for the username and password.

For any additional domain name registrations the school holds use the following link to have the system send the school a password reset email. Refer to: — Forgotten Password.

Note: Domain management login details can only be sent to the email address of the point of contact or registrant contact against the domain. If these details are no longer current contact the Domains Department at ESA to arrange alternate verification.

Schools can also view the current contact email address against the school's domain on the ausregistry website, refer to: Whois DomainExternal Link .

Closing domain names

Should a school no longer require a domain name it is the schools responsibility to:

Important: The continued existence of redundant domain names may result in unnecessary costs to the Department and can attract inappropriate material such as SPAM, which appears to be associated with the school.

Guidance page outlining the process schools must follow to create, maintain and close domain names

Reviewed 15 February 2021

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