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There is a list of exclusions and only a smattering of commercial sites are being accepted.
[edited by: Woz at 1:58 am (utc) on May 29, 2003]
[edit reason] made URL live [/edit]
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//SoftQuad Software//DTD HoTMetaL PRO 6.0::19990601::extensions to HTML 4.0//EN" "hmpro6.dtd">
The form to submit indexed Australian Internet publications is here:
Read the guidelines carefully (keep australia clean! :)).
The only experience that I have with it is that they found an information site that they wanted to include and sent a request for permission to archive it.
Adding: Well ok.. so click the links offered to find out more.
Apparently only a few sites (~700) have been spidered in the past year. I noticed their spider (a machine that runs HTTrack) visit my site a few times. It has an entry in the state-run directory, which was being spidered, and HTTrack was probably set to spider one external level.
I have since filled out the spidering request form which is linked from Pandora's main page as "Notification Form". Not for my business site (which is unlikely to be spidered, although they have chosen some iconic Aussie businesses as samples), but some noncommercial resources such as a magazine that I help to edit.