Use of Government House and grounds

Government House Ballroom and Grounds are available for hire to eligible organisations within the community.

Australian Honours

The Australian Honours System, established in 1975, recognises the special contribution Australian citizens make to their communities locally, nationally, and internationally across a wide range of fields. Activities meriting an honour have included voluntary work, contributions to the Arts, Industry, Commerce, Education, Health, Charities, the Professions, the Armed Services, and acts of bravery.

Government House Foundation

The Government House Foundation of Western Australia has the primary objective of promoting awareness of the significance of Government House, the ballroom and gardens as part of the history and heritage of Western Australia.


Tours of the public rooms of Government House and the Ballroom are offered to schools, community groups, and not-for-profit organisations.

Open days

Each year, Government House hosts Open Day events attracting thousands of people from our community to explore Government House and its grounds.
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