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A message from the Governor for the 2020 Royal Melbourne Show

The Governor has released a message of support for the RASV Royal Melbourne Show, being celebrated online in 2020.

This week at Government House Victoria

The Governor and Mr Howard continued their virtual program this week, enabling them to connect with a broad range of Victorian organisations, and continue to meet many members of the Victorian comm


Supporting the Creative Industries

Victoria's creative industries have faced particular challenges during COVID-19.


Supporting Victorians

The Governor’s program this week has had a particular focus on the many important organisations which provide vital support to Victorians at all times, but particularly d


Saying 'Thank You'

The combined effects on Victorians of the devastating summer bushfires and of COVID-19 have highlighted the importance of those who serve the community.

Keeping In Touch

This week saw the Governor continue to meet with representatives of some of Victoria’s most important organisations.

This week at Government House Victoria

This week, the Governor has spoken with representatives of some of Victoria’s most-loved festivals, in a year when many mainstays in Victorians’ calendars have had their traditional programs altere


Victoria's Virtual Festivals

Victoria is home to over 430 creative festivals, attracting approximately nine million people.

Open House Melbourne 2020

Due to COVID-19, the program for Open House Melbourne 2020 has been transformed into the largest collection of virtual tours in Australia.  This program of free, live, in


Staying Apart to Stay Safe

Late last week, Victoria saw a return to Stage 3 restrictions for metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire.


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