The primary purpose of Government House is to support the constitutional function of the Governor as the Head of State’s representative in the legislative, appointment and administrative processes of the government of Western Australia.

At Government House, we acknowledge the original custodians of the land of the House, the Whadjuk people of the Noongar nation, and their continuing connection to the land. We pay our respects to all members of Aboriginal communities throughout Western Australia and their cultures; and to Elders past and present.

Government House belongs to the people. It is a venue for positive and productive engagement with the community, interstate and international visitors.

It is a venue wherein we acknowledge and value: the work of our volunteering agencies; our scientific and medical researchers; our Aboriginal communities; our educational attainments; those who contribute to culture and the arts, and our sacrificing veterans and defence forces.

The Honourable Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia

Daily program

28th February 2020^Brunch for Perth Festival artists and stakeholders

28th February 2020^Brunch for Perth Festival artists and stakeholders

The Governor and Ms Annus hosted a brunch for Perth Festival artists and stakeholders to bring together artists with various...
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26th February 2020^Meeting with Consul General of Greece

26th February 2020^Meeting with Consul General of Greece

The Governor met with the new Consul of Greece in Perth, Mrs Georgia Karasiotou. Mrs Karasiotou commenced her position in...
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26th February 2020^Briefing on Future Footprints Program

26th February 2020^Briefing on Future Footprints Program

The Governor received a briefing on the Association of Independent Schools Western Australia (AISWA) Future Footprints Program (external link) from...
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26th February 2020^Presided over a meeting of the Executive Council

26th February 2020^Presided over a meeting of the Executive Council

The Governor received Ms Rebecca Neilson, Clerk of the Executive Council. Following this the Governor presided over a meeting of...
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25th February 2020^Aboriginal Advisory Council of Western Australia

25th February 2020^Aboriginal Advisory Council of Western Australia

The Governor and Ms Annus hosted an afternoon tea for the Aboriginal Advisory Council of Western Australia (AACWA) - the...
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25th February 2020^2020 Economic and Political Overview in Perth

25th February 2020^2020 Economic and Political Overview in Perth

The Governor attended the Committee for Economic Development Australia (CEDA)'s 2020 Economic and Political Overview in Perth. The function gathers...
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25th February 2020^Met with Commissioner for Children and Young People

25th February 2020^Met with Commissioner for Children and Young People

The Governor met with Mr Colin Pettit, Commissioner for Children and Young People, accompanied by Ms Marketa Reeves, Manager Wellbeing...
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23rd February 2020^Scouts WA Youth Awards Ceremony

23rd February 2020^Scouts WA Youth Awards Ceremony

The Honourable Peter Quinlan, Lieutenant Governor officiated at the Scouts WA Youth Awards Ceremony. The annual ceremony recognises the knowledge...
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22nd February 2020^WA Opera – Sunset Opera in the Park

22nd February 2020^WA Opera – Sunset Opera in the Park

The Governor and Ms Annus attended WA Opera's Sunset Opera in the Park, 'Hansel and Gretel' in the Supreme Court...
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21st February 2020^Brunch for Perth Festival artists and stakeholders

21st February 2020^Brunch for Perth Festival artists and stakeholders

The Governor hosted a brunch for Perth Festival artists and stakeholders to bring together artists with various valued members of...
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20th February 2020^Keynote speech at Rotary Club Business Evening

20th February 2020^Keynote speech at Rotary Club Business Evening

Rotary District 9455 (northern WA) held a function to acknowledge the Governor's new Patronage of the organisation. The Governor delivered...
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20th February 2020^Met with High Commissioner for South Africa

20th February 2020^Met with High Commissioner for South Africa

The Governor met with His Excellency Mr Marthinus Van Schalkwyk, High Commissioner for South Africa during his first official visit...
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20th February 2020^Lunch for Heritage Council of Western Australia

20th February 2020^Lunch for Heritage Council of Western Australia

The Governor and Ms Annus hosted a lunch for the Heritage Council of Western Australia (external link) to thank the...
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19th February 2020^School Curriculum and Standards Authority Awards

19th February 2020^School Curriculum and Standards Authority Awards

The Governor officiated at the School Curriculum and Standards Authority Awards for 2019 in the Government House Ballroom. Read the...
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19th February 2020^Met with Mr Ricky Grace, CEO Girls Academy

19th February 2020^Met with Mr Ricky Grace, CEO Girls Academy

The Governor met with Mr Ricky Grace, CEO Girls Academy (external link). Girls Academy is the leading provider of school-based...
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19th February 2020^Met with Consul General of Malaysia in Perth

19th February 2020^Met with Consul General of Malaysia in Perth

The Governor received Mr Ahmad Fikri Zakian, Consul General of Malaysia in Perth (external link) for a courtesy call. Mr...
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14th February 2020^Brunch for Perth Festival artists and stakeholders

14th February 2020^Brunch for Perth Festival artists and stakeholders

The Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Peter Quinlan, hosted a brunch for Perth Festival artists and stakeholders to bring together artists...
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14th February 2020^Funeral service for the Right Hon Michael Moore, ONZ, AO

14th February 2020^Funeral service for the Right Hon Michael Moore, ONZ, AO

The Governor attended the funeral service for the Right Honourable Michael Moore, ONZ, AO. Read the Governor's eulogy (check against...
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13th February 2020^Pre-concert meet and greet with the Girls Academy

13th February 2020^Pre-concert meet and greet with the Girls Academy

Deborah Hegarty, Official Secretary/CEO Governor's Establishment and the Honourable John McKechnie QC, Chairman of the Government House Foundation, met with...
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11th February 2020^Briefing with Professor David Karoly

11th February 2020^Briefing with Professor David Karoly

The Governor met with Professor David Karoly during his visit to Perth for the annual Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society...
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