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A performance from Government House Victoria

A great strength of Victoria is the breadth and depth of our creative talent – and we have always been fortunate to see it in the many live shows for which Victoria is renowned.

Government House Gardens and Grounds: An historic inner city oasis

History of the Grounds

Land bordered by the Yarra River, Anderson Street, Domain Road and St Kilda Road in Melbourne was set aside as parkland and for a future Government House in 1841, b

Revealing the Tower

In 2019, the latest phase of an ongoing project to repair and preserve sections of the façade of Government House Victoria began, and this phase of the project – which has continued into 2020 – is

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Government House Insights: Portraits of Governors

In this instalment of Government House Insights, the Governor speaks about the wall of portraits in the Billiart Room at Government House Victoria.  These portraits depict each of the past Governor

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Presenting Medals by Video – An Historic Week

This week, the Governor’s virtual program was expanded further, Monday seeing the first of several virtual investitures to take place in the coming weeks.
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The State of Music

This week, the Governor and Mr Howard were very pleased to have been able to welcome Something for Kate to Government House.
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Government House Victoria Insights: A Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba

The Governor discusses the history of Madame Melba, Rupert Bunny's magnificent portrait of Dame Nellie Melba.
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Government House Insights: The State Chair

In this instalment of Government House Insights, the Governor speaks about the fascinating history of the State Chair of Government House Victoria.

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This week at Government House Victoria

This week, the Governor and Mr Howard spoke via video-link to the Chair and the Director of Australian Red Cross Victoria, about the ways in which the Red Cross is playing a very important role in

New Ways of Communicating

At the end of last week, the Governor was called upon by the Premier to swear Ministers into new roles, as part of the new Crisis Council of Cabinet.

Government House Insights

In this installment of our series, the Hon Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, gives viewers a 'behind the scenes' look at some of the fascinating aspects of this landmark building.

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Insights: Government House Victoria

In the first of a new series, the Hon Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, gives viewers a 'behind the scenes' look at some of the fascinating aspects of this historic landmark building.

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