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GovCMS is more than a whole of government web hosting service. It’s a growing community where we innovate, learn and solve problems.

Joining the GovCMS community provides access to a global, open source network of people with skills, experience and expertise to share.

And best of all, it’s completely free.

You don’t need to be a current customer of GovCMS to join.


The GovCMS community connects on GovTEAMS.

Created as a place to share information and establish connections across the digital community, it’s grown to include places to advertise and find events and job opportunities from across the community.

The GovCMS community on GovTEAMS is constantly evolving. It’s a space where you can get in touch with your fellow community members, get involved in surveys and user research, or simply stay informed or ask a question.

GovTEAMS offers a broad range of apps and features to support collaboration and communication, supporting GovCMS in the development of digital skills across government.

Join us on GovTEAMS and realise the full potential of being a member of the GovCMS community.

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GovCMS host regular events throughout the year for GovCMS community members and guests. These events are hosted live on GovTEAMS and provide everything from networking opportunities, to training and updates.

We believe in iterative development and continuous improvement. So our range of events is always changing. Our current line-up of events includes:


Our FUNdamentals event series is designed to support community members with limited technical expertise and experience. These events walk participants through simple content administration and site building tasks that require limited to no prior experience with Drupal or Content Management Systems. FUNdamentals events cover topics such as building a contact us form, setting a sitewide notification, and adding a content type.

Technical Workshops

Our Technical Workshops are aimed at those who work on the technical side of Drupal and GovCMS. They cover best practice advice and include live demonstrations of aspects of the GovCMS platform. Previous topics covered in Technical Workshops include setting up a local environment, user roles and responsibilities and the Drupal Migrate Module.

Live Q&As

GovCMS host Live Q&A events every quarter. These events are an opportunity for you to get an update from GovCMS, ask questions and talk about what’s important, and to connect with the wider GovCMS community.

Mega meetups

It's not just a conference, it's a meeting of minds! GovCMS Mega Meetups are our way of bringing the community together.

These in-person events are hosted in Canberra and include agenda's packed with community stories, updates from our GovCMS executive, and sessions on emerging technologies from leading industry professionals. 

With interactive and informative events for everyone, our Mega Meetups provide the perfect chance for the community to reconnect.

Upcoming events

10:30am - 11:30am
Wed 21 Aug

This FUNctionality session is about Single Sign On and it will be hosted by GovCMS.

09:30am - 04:00pm
Wed 13 Nov

The 2024 Mega Meetup will bring GovCMS and Drupal professionals from public and private sectors together to innovate, learn and share ideas. It is an opportunity for the community to network, collaborate and discuss all things GovCMS.


Our Community Update newsletter is designed to keep you informed, and connected.

Distributed to our subscribers monthly and published on our website, the Community Update provides updates from GovCMS on current projects and priorities.

The Community Update also includes case studies, best practice advice, and tips and tricks on all things GovCMS.

Subscribing to the Community Update newsletter means you’ll also be subscribed to receive invitations for events, user research opportunities and more.

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