Hosting Certification Framework

The Hosting Certification Framework has been developed to operationalise the principles outlined in the whole-of-government Hosting Strategy, and to support the secure management of government systems and data

The Framework will assist agencies to mitigate against supply chain and data centre ownership risks, and enable them to identify and source appropriate hosting and related services.

The Framework will continue to be iterated to ensure the Government’s commitment to digital security can be met, and so Australians can have trust in government systems and the information they hold.

After reviewing the Framework, providers can register their interest to apply for certification by sending an email to

Please note: We are currently undertaking an accessibility assessment of this document, and will update it once complete.