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Acknowledgement of Country
We pay tribute to the Whadjuk people of the Noongar Nation as the Traditional Owners of the Boodja (land) on which Government House and Gardens are located.

We recognise the continuing cultural connection to land, waters and community of all Traditional Custodians of Country across Western Australia.

We pay our respects to all Elders past and present, and emerging leaders, and join them on a journey of reconciliation.

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The Aboriginal flag flying at Government House

National Sorry Day

Message from His Excellency the Honourable Chris Dawson AC APM, Governor of Western Australia  I wish to acknowledge the traditional…

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34th Governor of Western Australia

His Excellency the Honourable Chris Dawson AC APM

The Governor, as the representative of the Head of State, and Government House have played a central role in the ongoing development of Western Australia since 1829.

We believe the primary role of Government House is to serve the community. In addition the Governor holds an advocacy role emphasising excellence in WA.

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The Governor signs the appointment paperwork.

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