November 3, 2005 (HOSTSEARCH.COM) auDA accredited registrar DomainCentral.com has significantly reduced the cost of .com.au and .net.au domains, bringing the price down to just $38 for 2 years.
"This is not a promotion! True to our goals, we aim to increase the Internet's accessibility for all businesses trading in Australia, emphasizes George Pongas, Chief Operating Officer of Domain Central. We were the first to break through the $50 barrier at $49/2-years, and are now the first to break through the $40 retail price point too", added Pongas.
The combined number of .com.au and .net.au domains reached 550,000 in September, 2005, and the move signifies the 3rd Registry price drop, equating to a five-dollar price reduction off the AusRegistry wholesale fee.