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Monday 09 September 2019

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey will open the doors of Government House on Saturday, 12 October 2019 as part of Brisbane Open House. 

The House and parts of the estate gardens will be open from 10am, with last entry at 3pm.

LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF GOVERNMENT HOUSE

Visitors can undertake self-guided tours of the House during this time. 

Free guided tours of the House will also depart every half hour, and free guided tours of the estate gardens will depart every hour, from within the grounds near the main House. Staff can guide you to this location.  

There is no need to pre-book these tours, however tour numbers will be capped. If tours are full, visitors can still undertake a self-guided tour of the House.  

Photography and video are permitted around the estate and limited photography with no flash is permitted inside Government House, with staff direction.

As Vice-Regal Dog Gavel will be on duty, please leave your pets at home, unless you require an assistance dog.

Government House is wheelchair accessible and entry for all guests is available via the Main Gate at 168 Fernberg Road, Paddington.

For more information, phone 3858 5700.