Government House

Government House is a Heritage listed building that sits on Lake Burley Griffin, in which the Governor General resides. The residence is well maintained as per Heritage standards and is open for school children and visitor's to walk through the gardens and tour through the house.

Thousands of school children come from all over Australia to walk through the beautiful gardens, see the Government House mob of kangaroos and walk through the house itself.

Tours of the house and gardens are conducted by Government House staff and the information presented contributes to a further understanding of what it means to be an Australian citizen, how governments work, and the special role of the Governor-General.

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