What is CouncilConnect

The Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA) has partnered with Web Design, Development, and Hosting company, Market Creations Agency, to provide a consistent website platform state-wide with individually configured websites for Local Governments.

CouncilConnect is designed as a one-stop-shop for website design, build, hosting, backup, maintenance and support requirements. Every CouncilConnect website is individually constructed to suit the unique nature of each subscribing Local Government.

CouncilConnect service is now used by over 100 Local Government subscribers.

CouncilConnect delivers the following benefits to subscribers:

  • Modern design: All designs are individually created to maximise appearance, performance, and functionality.
  • Mobile compatibility: Websites are mobile responsive and fully compliant with modern standards.
  • Ongoing support and maintenance: Website maintenance and support is available as part of the annual subscription.
  • Regular and worry-free back-ups: All CouncilConnect websites are backed up regularly.

Our Partnership

We are a WALGA Preferred Supplier

In 2013, WALGA partnered with Market Creations Agency to provide a consistent platform state-wide with individually developed websites for Local Government authorities. Market Creations Agency are in the WALGA Preferred Supplier Panel for the below categories:

Finance and Corporate Services:

  • Marketing Services
  • Corporate Communications and Public Relations
  • Community Consultation
  • CouncilConnect Website Design, Development and Hosting

Leisure, Cultural and Community Services

  • Events Activation

Workplace Gods and Services

  • Print Management

CouncilConnect now in the NT

In January 2020, the Local Government Association of the Northern Territory (LGANT) entered into an agreement with WALGA allowing the LGANT members to access WALGA subscription services similar to the Procurement Subscription Service traditionally available only to WALGA Members. As part of this agreement, LGANT members are now able to access CouncilConnect as a service, among others.

In February 2020, Market Creations Agency welcome Katherine Town Council as the first CouncilConnect client in the Northern Territory.