Content management for Government
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GovCMS is an open source web content management system hosted on the public cloud and designed for government agencies.

Designed by government, for govermnent

GovCMS was designed by the Australian Government with a focus on streamlining government digital service delivery.  Out of the box, GovCMS ensures your website is secure, robust and flexible, while adhering to the Australian Government’s Digital Service Standard and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) level AA.

You can find out more about the GovCMS project at

Based on Drupal 8

GovCMS is not some obscure platform—it's based on Drupal 8, one of the most modern and popular Content Management Systems available. This allows your GovCMS project to tap into the vast Drupal community of over 1.39 million members, and more than 44,000 free modules used to extend Drupal's functionality.

Over 320 Australian Government sites using GovCMS

As of February 2020 there are over 320 government websites using the GovCMS platform. For a full list of sites using GovCMS check out

GovCMS and Catalyst

Catalyst has dedicated teams specialising in each phase of your project, including UX/UI designers, GovCMS and Drupal developers, quality assurance testers and system administrators. We understand the nuances involved with digital delivery of government services, as well as the many requirements and compliances involved with such a project.

Benefits of GovCMS

GovCMS has all the tools you need to for modern and secure Government websites:

  • Based on Australian Government’s Digital Service Standard
  • Reliable and available
  • Uses Drupal open source software
  • Accessibility compliant
  • Secure and trusted

Get in touch to find out how Catalyst's expert team can holistically develop, design and deliver your enterprise grade, expert and Open Source solution.