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Your digital front door

Built with Councils, for Councils — OpenCities is the simplest way to create a local government website with digital services that work for everyone.

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Transforming Councils around the world

City of Botany Bay
City of Burnside
Colac Otway
City of Glen Eira
Horowhenua District Council
Mornington Peninsula Shire
Rockhampton Regional Council
City of Swan

Public engagement made easy

Streamline website content creation and publishing

Provide online transactions via powerful forms builder

Stay fully compliant with accessibility requirements

Intuitively connect people to the information they need

Mobile ready, on any device

Nothing to install, build or maintain

One tool, multiple functions

How to build a better website

We’ve benchmarked thousands of local government websites from Australia, New Zealand and the United States and evaluated them against 8 essential performance criteria.

Search for your Council in our benchmarking tool and download our free report to see how your Council’s website compared to the national average – the results may surprise you!

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“With such limited resources and a small project team, no one expected that we could deliver a world-class digital presence in such a short time frame!”

Kathy Mitchell
Communications Manager, Horowhenua District Council NZ

“OpenCities is a key enabler of our digital transformation program. Our community can now access our information and services faster and easier than ever before.”

Carl Cowie
Chief Executive Officer, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

Awards and recognition

Winner 50 Most Innovative Companies

MAV Certified Supplier

NSW LGP Certified Supplier

Top Winner Startup Showcase

QLD Government Accredited