I would add this to your resolv.conf
I got these numbers off the "http://bigpond.custhelp.com/" site.
[HTML]<pre>DNS settings for accessing BigPond State Primary DNS Server IP Address Secondary DNS Server IP Address
NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, ACT 126.96.36.199 188.8.131.52
South Australia , Northern Territory 184.108.40.206 220.127.116.11
Western Australia 18.104.22.168