Building you a strong foundation on GovCMS

GovCMS is an all-in-one website hosting service and content management system (CMS) specially designed for government agencies. Our GovCMS solutions are built to be functional yet beautiful, simple to use yet meet complex organisational criteria. 

Digital Garden has been working with Australian Government clients since 2003, and are well-versed in working with small, medium and large Government agencies. This means we’re comfortable with the different levels of stakeholder management and approval processes required in this field.

Digital Garden are experts in Drupal, the framework on which the GovCMS platform is based. Our deep Drupal know-how comes from the countless digital solutions we have designed for and built on the platform. Our team of Acquia-certified Drupal developers and designers are proficient in the Digital Service standards and are experts on digital projects in the government sphere.

The GovCMS framework allows us to easily build responsive and accessible websites ensuring that the website solutions are secure, compliant, and adaptable for government agencies across Australia.

Some of the reasons to use GovCMS and Digital Garden for your next website project

  • Best practice - compliant with the Australian Government Digital Service Standard, including WCAG 2.1 AA accessibility requirements
  • Affordable and flexible - a cost-effective solution that scales with your agency
  • Out-of-the-box - a fully responsive CMS platform tailored to the needs of all levels of Australian government organisations
  • Reliable and available - hosting, and maintenance are taken care of
  • Proven track record - Working with government for many years 
  • Tried and tested process - Strong client engagement and checkpoints throughout to ensure the highest satisfaction
  • Expertise - Drupal and GovCMS experts
  • Clearances - Baseline security clearances with The Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA)

Speak to our friendly GovCMS team to discuss your next GovCMS development project. Get in touch today.

Government design systems

Government design systems

The Australian government design system provides a framework and a set of tools to help designers and developers build government products and services more easily. These systems incorporate the highest usability and accessibility standards to deliver consistent experiences to all users. At Digital Garden we are very adept at working with the design systems, when required, for government projects.


Enterprise search

Enterprise search

Users expect intuitive, powerful search capabilities. Our daily lives are shaped by search algorithms that remove the guesswork. Digital Garden can implement industry-leading search technologies for government and enterprises utilising search technologies such as Solr and ElasticSearch. These powerhouse search solutions allow your users to seek information with ease and lead search engines like Google to seamlessly index expansive data sets.

Digital experience platform (DXP)

Digital experience platform (DXP)

Personalise the frontend digital experience for your users by leveraging user data, preferences and geolocation to offer contextualised user journeys, content and call-to-action. Detailed DXP strategy and execution can give your users a nuanced, personalised and localised experience while further enriching the data you collect and your organisational outcomes.

Content strategy services

Content strategy services

Digital Garden can audit and update your IA structure and can help you conduct a content audit, or simply set up and migrate your existing content onto your new GovCMS site.

Read more about our content strategy services here

Government clients we've worked with

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