IPv6 Forum Australia, also known as IPv6 Forum Downunder, is the Australian
chapter of the global IPv6Forum. It operates through the Internet Society of
Australia as the ISOC-AU IPv6 Special Interest Group (IPv6-SIG).
Australian IPv6 Summit 2012
Open for Business
Melbourne, 17-19 October 2012
If you're open for business, you're ready for IPv6.
IPv6 Historic Timeline:
a table of significant milestones in IPv6 history,
both international and
Australian, has been compiled by Michael Biber. If you know of relevant additions or
amendments, please email the dates, events and references to
Since 2001, IPv6 Forum Australia has been a force for local IPv6
development. It has supported major events and projects, including the
annual IPv6 Summits and the pioneering Australian study 'IPv6 for
IPv6 Forum Australia has been engaged with international IPv6 discussion
since 2000, in both the global IPv6 Forum and other IPv6-focussed
Throught the IPv6-SIG there have been long-term discussions with AGIMO
and the Australian Government, resulting in the earliest comprehensive
IPv6 transition plan for a national government, copied around the world.
As a member of NICTIA, the National ICT Industry Alliance, the IPv6-SIG
helped define the organisation's 10-year strategic vision, in which the
early adoption of IPv6 was identified as an issue that should be a
IPv6 Forum Australia is a founding member of the committee for the
Australian IPv6 Summit. Below are some of the projects IPv6 Forum
Australia has helped organise, all major steps forward in
raising local awareness about the importance of IPv6:
Australian IPv6 Summits, 2005 to the present.
IPv6 for e-Business:
mapping IPv6 readiness, developing business tools, raising awareness and
assessing Australian infrastructure for IPv6.
The IPv6 Forum website highlights the latest global IPv6 news and events
IPv6 Usage Survey
a table of IPv6-accessible services at major ISPs, universities,
vendors, standards bodies, registrars and others, created by Mark Prior.
Please contact Michael Biber, President of IPv6 Forum Australia, for more
information: mbiber(at)ipv6forum.org.au or phone +61 412 058 808