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Ballroom and Grounds Hire

The Ballroom at Government House has a long history of hosting grand occasions such as Receptions, Balls, Royal visits, and Investitures.

The Ballroom boasts a large proportioned space including a Supper Room of equal size on the lower floor, and outside terrace areas looking out onto the Government House Gardens.

Government House Ballroom is unique, compared with other Australian Government Houses, in that it is available for hire to eligible organisations.

Hire information

Government House Ballroom and Grounds are available for hire to many eligible organisations within the community, including but not limited to:

  • Performing arts groups
  • Youth and religious groups
  • Commonwealth societies
  • ‘Not for Profit’ community groups
  • Corporate and educational organisations

Complete and submit our Venue Enquiry Form below.


Please complete our Venue Enquiry Form and return it to the Office by email (, or post it to:

Government House
St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000

Venue Enquiry Form

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If you wish to call the Office (08 9429 9199) about a venue enquiry, please have the following information ready before calling.

  • Full name and brief description of organisation
  • Nature/purpose of event
  • Expected number of attendees
  • Function type, including expected food/beverage requirements

Please note:

Unfortunately, we are unable to make the Ballroom or Grounds available for private events such as social clubs, weddings, birthdays, and anniversaries.