Government House

Government House is located next to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne and is the principal residence of the Governor of Victoria.


Discover the fascinating history of the of Government House Victoria, one of the oldest and grandest houses in Australia.

House and Groundsmore

Explore the House and Grounds of Government House Victoria.


Tours of Government House occur throughout the year.

Virtual Tourmore

With the launch of our online virtual tour, Government House Victoria is now open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can view the tour on your d...

Information for Schoolsmore

Information for primary and secondary students on the Governor of Victoria and Government House.

Australia Day at Government Housemore

Victoria's Governor the Honourable Linda Dessau AM and Mr Howard invited members of the public to Open Day at Government House on Australia Day, Tuesd...

Governor's Performance Seriesmore

This September, Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AM Governor of Victoria and Mr Howard will again open Government House for the Governorâ€...