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Celebrate Australia Day at Government House Queensland

Her Excellency Ms Penelope Wensley AC, Governor of Queensland, and Mr Stuart McCosker invite you to an Open Day at Government House. 

  • Entry is free
  • Australia Day Open Day at Government House – Thursday 26 January, 2012
  • Gates open from 10 am and close at 3 pm;
  • Relax and appreciate the musical entertainment throughout the day;
  • Walk through historic Government House, with Volunteer Guides on hand to answer your questions (obtain your free ticket from the signposted ticket booth on arrival);
  • View the informative displays in the Investiture Room;
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the wonderful gardens and surrounds at 10.30 am, 12 noon and 1.30 pm;
  • Enjoy a picnic on the lawns or purchase a drink and sausage sizzle;
  •  Strictly no on-site parking;
  • Free parking available at Norman Buchan Park (cnr Baroona and Rainworth Roads, Paddington);
  • Free regular shuttle service from Norman Buchan Park to Government House.
  • Event will be cancelled in the event of wet weather.
Celebrate Australia Day at Government House Queensland


Event Details
Date: 26 January 2012

Where is it?
Government House
168 Fernberg Road

For further information...
Office of the Governor
07 3858 5700
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