What's new in GovTEAMS

Here at GovTEAMS, we’re constantly working to improve the experience for our users. Our Changelog and Roadmap gives you an insight into what we've recently completed and what we're working on. Take a look below.

Jul-Sep 2022

Interactive Whiteboards allowing you to easily Collaborate, Interact & Engage with members

Collaboration has become even easier with the introduction of our new interactive whiteboards. Use these visual & workshop functions, like voting and timers, to get full participation from all community members. 

For more information, head to MURAL Support.

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Oct-Dec 2022


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Access GovTEAMS PROTECTED on ANY device.

GovTEAMS PROTECTED can now be used on any device from any network. Collaborate at a PROTECTED level wherever you need to work.

For more information about GovTEAMS PROTECTED head to our website.

Keep feeling safe when sharing sensitive information on GovTEAMS.

Our Security accreditation has been renewed on both GovTEAMS OFFICIAL and GovTEAMS PROTECTED. We have updated our security documentation in line with latest practices continuing our Authority to Operate. This information can be provided to agencies security advisors on request, via our Contact us form.

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Easier Community Creation and Management.

Collaboration has become even easier. GovTEAMS now has two new Teams Apps - the Create Community App and the Manage Community App. Create and invite people to join Communities within the Microsoft Teams application without having to access the GovTEAMS Dashboard.

For more information on creating communities, head over to the GovTEAMS Academy.


Jan-Mar 2023

Enhanced screen sharing options in meetings.

Now you have extra options when sharing your screen. You can decide exactly what you want to share in meetings, whether it's your entire desktop or a specific window, allowing freedom and choice when using GovTEAMS for meetings.

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GovTEAMS Insider gives you quick access to relevant news and updates.

GovTEAMS Insider is a news site on the GovTEAMS app that shares the latest stories, opportunities and initiatives from all corners of the APS. The GovTEAMS app also gives you access to GovTEAMS news, announcements, and guides, all designed to help you make the most of GovTEAMS.  

Check it out now - GovTEAMS Insider

Use GovTEAMS more effectively in your meeting rooms.

GovTEAMS is trialling a new feature that allows you to use GovTEAMS in your office meeting rooms to give you the perfect hybrid work solution. It's simple, easy and uses your existing video conferencing infrastructure.

For more information, check out our Meeting Room Connect page.


Check out what we're working on



Want more features in GovTEAMS?

Are there certain activities and functions you would like to see in GovTEAMS? Tell us via our Contact us page, what you want or who we should connect with to enhance the GovTEAMS experience.

We're working on a 'Third Party Catalogue' so you can browse approved applications or request new applications that you would like to see in GovTEAMS.

Connect and collaborate quickly and easily

Want to find people in the same role in other agencies? Looking to build a collaborative network? With improved search functionality we will make it even easier to connect with members outside your agency. Reduce time and effort when building networks and improve your collaboration with GovTEAMS.

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Enhanced capabilities for Industry and other trusted Partners 

Members of industry, academia, and state, local, and international governments who have verified business with the APS will soon be able to deliver more efficient and effective services through controlled, elevated privileges in GovTEAMS OFFICIAL.  This enhanced access will streamline and expedite engagements between these trusted partners and the APS. 

Improved technical support

We're introducing a new GovTEAMS Support Portal to let you view, update and track ticket progress. The Portal will also provide information on common issues and how you may be able to solve them quickly

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Community Templates

Community Templates gives you a convenient and efficient way to create new communities quickly, reducing times and effort required to set up from scratch.

Using Templates, you can create communities with a pre-defined structure, channels and settings to accelerate and standardise your new community within seconds.

Connect with like-minded people across different Agencies

The new GovTEAMS Profile App will allow you to improve your connections with others across different agencies and industry. Update and manage your profile within Teams to help you connect with like-minded people. Reach out to people in similar roles for collaboration across different agencies.