Create engaging, inclusive and consistent digital experiences quickly

CivicTheme is an open source, inclusive and component-based design system. It was created so governments and corporations can rapidly assemble modern, consistent and compliant digital experiences.

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CivicTheme showcase

Australian Parliament House at night

Government template site

The Department of Citizens website demonstrates common government content across areas like programs, services, policies and consultations.

Graduating student in cap and gown blowing confetti

Higher education template site

The My University website shows a sample university website focusing on university-centered design and content.

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User-centred design

User-centred design is imperative to the development process.

Inclusive and accessible — WCAG 2.2 AA compliant

Built and assessed to comply with WCAG accessibility standards 2.2 AA out-of-the-box.

Technology agnostic

A neutral design system that’s not tied to a specific technology, framework, platform or system.

Ready for government

CivicTheme also aligns to, and facilitates compliance with, many policies of leading digital nations. These policies include open source, unified government services, and whole-of-government architecture patterns.

An illustration of the people launching a rocket ship

CivicTheme showcase spotlight

The BenefitMe website combines CivicTheme and Rules as Code (RaC), providing a website where NZ citizens can check their eligibility for social security benefits.

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