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Wedding Photography

Request to use Government House Grounds for Wedding Photographs

Wedding photographs can be taken in Government House Grounds, by prior arrangement.

We can accept requests up to three months in advance, and require a minimum of four weeks’ notice.

Conditions of use of Gardens:

  1. No alcohol permitted in Government House Grounds.
  2. Photo sessions restricted to the Eastern end of upper Gardens, and lower main lawn.
  3. Please AVOID using areas in close proximity to the House. NO photographs to be taken in front of the House.
  4. Limit of 3 cars to be parked in Grounds. Vehicle details and names of all in party must be provided at least 7 days in advance. Parking area near main gate in front of Lodge building.
    No parking in front of garages or in main driveway.
  5. Please ensure utmost care is taken when using the Grounds. Applicant is responsible for informing the Wedding Party and Photographer of the conditions.

Application form

To request use of the Grounds for wedding photographs, please complete the Wedding Photo Application Form. Regrettably, wedding ceremonies are not permitted in the Grounds. Please contact the Office for further information.

Download Form

Wedding Photo Application Form



Applicant's signature


Please upload a copy of your signature.