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  • Governor welcomes President of Ireland

    Her Excellency welcomed His Excellency Mr Michael.D Higgins President of Ireland and Mrs Sabina Higgins to Government House on Monday, October 9.

    The President’s visit was part of a State Visit to Australia, the first by an Irish President since 1998. Read more

  • Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson at the gala dinner

    Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC Governor of Western Australia

    As well as the constitutional and ceremonial aspects of the role of Governor, the contemporary Governor plays a vital role in the community by supporting organisations that work for the benefit of the Western Australian public. Find out which personal initiatives Her Excellency has brought to the table during her tenure. Read more…

  • Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with Kerry Sanderson, the Governor of western Australia, at a private audience in Buckingham Palace, central London.

    Her Excellency’s first official visit overseas 

    On Monday 5 June 2017, the Governor commenced her first official visit to the UK, Italy and Spain. During the trip, Her Excellency met with government, university and industry representatives and held a private audience with Her Majesty The Queen at Buckingham Palace. Read more…

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Open Day at Government House

Tuesday, 17th October 2017

On Sunday 15 October, thousands of visitors entered the Government House Grounds to explore the beautiful heritage-listed House and Gardens, in support of Perth Heritage Days.

From 11am – 3pm guests of all ages enjoyed house tours, garden tours and family friendly activities and entertainment. Thank you to everyone who…