Cloud.gov.au was a secure cloud-based platform for hosting website applications. It helped government agencies build digital services quickly in a time when adopting cloud services was new to many agencies.
Cloud.gov.au has retired
The cloud.gov.au platform has retired and no longer provides Whole-of-Government hosting services.
Cloud.gov.au was an initiative created at a time when government was new to cloud hosting services. It was built to encourage government agencies to adopt a cloud-first approach. While in operation, cloud.gov.au provided the infrastructure, monitoring, and delivery tools for teams in government to release and operate user facing web applications more easily.
The product was in operation from January 2018 to 30 September 2021.
All materials developed during this time are available through our GitHub open source code repository.
The government’s cloud strategy
The strategy focused on preparing agencies for using cloud technology and supporting them as they started to use it.