Melbourne IT is a dreadful business. The leading Australian domain name registrar charge substantially more than their international competitors. More for domains. More for hosting. More for promotion. Pay SEVEN times as much for a .com or a .com.au through Melbourne IT. That would be easier to swallow if their service was better than their competitors.
The following piece of advice appears on the Melbourne IT Delegation page: ‘Please enter either only hostnames (e.g. ns1.melbourneit.com.au) for each nameserver.’ Just a little confused I rang their “24/7 Customer Support”. After listening to a fair number of advertising messages I hit all the right buttons and waited. And waited. “I’m sorry there was no answer… If you know the extension of the person you are dialling… ”