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bne Newsgroup Administration


ausadmin has taken on the maintainer role for bne.* at the request of Telstra, concurrent with adding maintenance of melb.* and syd.*

Ausadmin has been maintaining aus.* since 1998 and has the necessary infrastructure to fill this management void.

Ausadmin is currently Nick Andrew (, and operational staff and facilities are provided by Tullnet Pty Ltd.

Please note that this website was cloned from the main ausadmin website at and so some details may be incorrect for melb.*

ausadmin Role

Preserving the status quo of existing newsgroups.

bne structure planning


ausadmin Policy

No proposals accepted before November 2003.

aus.* FAQs on
aus.* FAQs on (local mirror of rtfm) (very comprehensive USENET resource) ausadmin home site

Newsgroup Creation Proposals

Not relevant.