the main websites used as research for this case-study. Whilst I reviewed
many others, to list them all with annotations would create a rather
lengthy page to publish and probably be off-putting for the audience.
Consequently I have randomly narrowed the selection down from a short-list
of the most popularly referenced examples.
Manningham City council encompasses the towns of Doncaster, Templestowe,
Wonga Park and North Ringwood
in the suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. A well designed, functional
The site of the City of Johannesburg in South Africa. The city has been
divided into 11 regions, all of which are serviced by the one council.
In South Africa, in the year 2000, six councils amalgamated to become
the City of Capetown Council. This website has a very "with-it",
almost glamourous feel about it.
The website of the City of Boise in Idaho, USA. Another nicely presented,
This website has an interesting structure, as it is the website of the
City of Aspen and the County of Pitkin, both in Colarado, USA. Combined
pages reflect articles of interest to both, however there are links
to both their separate websites.
The local council website of the beautiful and historic town of Alnwick
(pronounced "Annick"), in the north of England.
This is the website of Lewisham, a London suburb. This site bounces
off the page, it is well designed and well written, with a real "buzz"
My favourite - how many local councils have a page where you can download
music? This is the site
of the City of Kuching, in Malaysia - it's colourful, easy to scan and
informative - well done Kuching!