Government House overview

‘Fernberg’ was one of the first houses built in Brisbane’s Paddington area, by merchant Johann Heussler in 1865. 

Since 1910, the estate has been the home and workplace of Queensland Governors.

Learn more about the Governor's role

As a heritage-listed, State-owned residence surrounded by 14 hectares of Estate, it is an important Queensland landmark steeped in historical, cultural and environmental significance.

Along the way today, keep an eye out for information points, where you can scan the QR code to learn more about the room you are in. 

Watch a short video of the history of 'Fernberg' below: