Government House

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Government House is the official residence of Australia’s Governor General.

Events and activities conducted at Government House include receptions; investiture and credential ceremonies; state dinners for visiting Royalty and heads of state; and functions for community and special needs groups.

The 54 hectare property is listed on the Commonwealth Heritage list. The house and grounds are not open to the public, however look out for open days throughout the year.

Enjoy a good view of the building from a lookout on Lady Denman Drive, south of Scrivener Dam.

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