Localista.com.au is the flagship website for the localista network, providing a complete guide to lifestyle & travel across Australia.
The localista network
Localista content is shared across a growing network of websites and apps from multiple industry sectors. Here are some examples.
Lifestyle & travel websites
Local government and town teams
Peak industry bodies
Regional Wine Associations
Trails Western Australia is an independent organisation that promotes and showcases the network of trails across Western Australia. Started using localista to display Parks, Sites and Trails listings as well as a guide to Western Australia events, bars and restaurants, wineries, tours and attractions and more. The license all lifestyle and travel listing types for display on their website, which has high SEO value.
City of Wanneroo
Licensed 8 listing-types with a focus on building a guide for local residents looking for community services. They continue to work with community stakeholders to build content with the aim of promoting to local residents through newsletters and social media.
Wines of WA
Wines of Western Australia is the peak association body representing Western Australia’s wine industry and providing support to the regional wine associations. They use localista as a way to manage and display a comprehensive guide to all wineries, wine tours, and wine events in Western Australia with dedicated pages set up for each wine region.
The original guide to what’s on and things to do in Perth and Western Australia, Scoop showcases over 10,000 listings across the lifestyle, arts, events, culture and travel sectors, with localista listings currently featured on over 600 individual blogs. Scoop actively promotes this to 80K monthly website visitors, 32K newsletter subscribers, and 29K social media followers.
Seesaw is an not-for-profit digital arts magazine that provides dedicated and comprehensive coverage for the arts in Western Australia. Localista powers their guide to all performing arts events taking place across the state, and the widget has been fully customised so that it integrates seamlessly with their website colour scheme and design.
Streets of Subi
Streets of Subi is a communications and marketing strategy delivered in collaboration with Subiaction, the local town team, that aims to promote Subiaco as a community hub. Localista is used to power the website, offering local guides to all bars & restaurants, attractions, shopping boutiques, and community facilities. Currently, more than 560 listings are featured.
WA Parks Foundation
An independent, not-for-profit organisation, Western Australia Parks Foundation is the official charity partner of Western Australia’s national parks, aiming to promote and protect them. They adopted localista as an interactive map and guide to all parks, sites and campgrounds across the state, plus 11 other tourism-focused listing-types with full trail-building functionality available on their website homepage.
RTRFM is a radio station that promotes local gigs and hosts community music events in Perth. They use localista as a guide to gigs and the live music scene in Western Australia, directing users to localista for gig listing submissions. They actively promote the guide to their listeners and encourage music producers to update the guide using localista.
Discover Wanneroo is the local tourism body for the Wanneroo region, supported by the City of Wanneroo. Localista powers their local guides to all events, things to do, places to stay and places to eat in Wanneroo. They integrate this content into their mobile app, with full map functionality enabled.
Regional Arts WA
An independent not-for-profit organisation, Regional Arts WA represent every artist, arts organisation and group that runs regional programs in Western Australia. They feature localista on their website homepage, as a means of displaying all events, galleries and museums in regional Western Australia. Smartlink filter buttons are utilitsed to showcase events taking place in each region.
Margaret River Wine
The Margaret River Wine Association is the peak body for Margaret River grape growers and winemakers. Localista powers their website’s guide to all 139 wineries in the region, with trail-building and sharing functionality made available for visitors to their website.
The Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) is Australia’s largest supplier of travel content and provides a data-feed to Tourism Western Australia’s website westernaustralia.com. As a solution to the lack of WA content available in the ATDW, 250 winery listings were imported from localista’s content database.
Dongara Port Denison
The Dongara Port Denision Visitor Centre is the tourism body for the Shire of Irwin. They license all localista lifestyle and travel guides for the region, and display these across multiple activity-focused pages on their website. They actively uses localista’s membership management tools to opt-out non-members from the accommodation guide.
The Chamber of Arts and Culture Western Australia is the peak advocacy body for the arts and cultural sector in Western Australia. They started using localista so they could promote a fully-maintained and comprehensive guide to local arts and culture, currently displaying events, art galleries, museums and art associations.