If you run a business in Australia, you probably already have a website – or have at least thought about getting one.

Your website can be a great place to showcase what you do or what you sell, attract new customers, and create trust in your business.

Most businesses in Australia will have registered a .com.au domain name. You need to have a valid ABN to register one, so it’s a quick and easy way of letting your customers know that you are an entity with a presence in Australia.

But from March 2022 the way we register domain names in Australia is changing, and it’s the biggest shake-up to domain names in the last 20 years.

So, what do you need to know and what are the opportunities and risks for your business?