Get to know Government House

Government House is a place of historical and cultural significance and a source of pride for the people of Western Australia.

You are invited to discover unique features of the House and Grounds and the stories behind them on this page.

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)...

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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...

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