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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 recently refurbished 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 is 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 Enquiry Form below.


For grounds booking enquiries, please contact the Office via or (08) 9429 9199.

If you have any queries regarding the hire of the Government House Ballroom, please contact our Ballroom Enquiries office on (08) 9429 9178 or via email

To facilitate the booking process, please have the following information ready before calling.

  • Full name and brief description of organisation
  • Nature/purpose of event
  • Technical/production arrangements
  • Expected number of attendees
  • Food/beverage arrangements

Please note:

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

Download Form

Enquiry Form

Proposed event details