The Governor’s Standard

The Governor’s Standard

The personal flag of the Governor of Western Australia was proclaimed by Governor Gordon Stanley Reid on the 12th April 1988. It features the British blue ensign with the Union Flag of Great Britain occupying the upper left quarter. On the right side, the State Badge...
Aboriginal artwork

Aboriginal artwork

For more than 30 years it has been a standard routine at Government House to update the public rooms, main hallways and entrances with good Australian art. To maintain a balanced representation of pieces, Government House has worked regularly with galleries and...
The Ballroom

The Ballroom

For 121 years, the Ballroom has played a significant role in the community and is today an important facility in the Governor’s mission to advance the objectives of those building the State’s future. History The Ballroom was completed in 1899. The project for the...
The oak banquet table

The oak banquet table

The oak banquet table in the Dining and Executive Council Room is part of a group of original furnishings that were brought into the House when it was first completed. The table and chairs (1862) were crafted in England specifically for Government House by a popular...
The lake

The lake

The lake in our lower Gardens is both an historic garden feature and a vital source of water for the lawns and plants within our heritage-listed Grounds. The lake was once part of the original Swan River foreshore The lower Gardens were laid out in their present form...
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