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Government House and Grounds


Heritage Council

Place Number

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13 St Georges Tce Perth

Location Details

Includes gardens & Ballroom

Other Name(s)

Government House inc gardens
The Domain

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1863

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage List Adopted 20 Dec 1985 City of Perth
State Register Registered 19 Apr 2011 Register Entry
Assessment Documentation

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Aboriginal Heritage Sites Register Permanent

Classified by the National Trust Classified 06 Feb 1978

Perth Draft Inventory 99-01 YES 31 Dec 1999

Register of the National Estate Permanent 21 Oct 1980

Municipal Inventory Adopted 13 Mar 2001 Category 1

Category 1

Exceptional - Essential to the heritage of the locality. Rare or outstanding example.

City of Perth

Parent Place or Precinct

04277 Government House Group

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
9840 Government House and Western Australian Society 1829 - 2010 Heritage Study {Other} 2011
7431 Government House, Perth, Western Australia. Book 1992
11815 Henderson & Coy : Royal Engineers & the Convict Establishment Fremantle Western Australia 1850 - 1872 Book 2017
884 Government House Grounds Perth Western Australia: Conservation Plan Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1995
4884 Government House Lodge Perth : conservation plan : prepared by Allom Lovell Hocking : conservation consultants : October 1997. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1997
6426 A preliminary study of convict sites in Western Australia (draft). Heritage Study {Other} 1997
7811 St George's Cathedral vision & Perth establishment precinct. C D Rom 2005
11824 Government Houses : Vice-regal residences of the Crown Book 2020
1710 Gate Lodge at Government House St Georges Terrace : report of the cultural heritage significance Report 1991
6041 Investigating Government House : a teacher resource book and student workbook. Report 1996
3331 Government House Lodge Perth Conservation Plan Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1998
3927 Investigation into the significance of the Ravine, Government House Grounds. Heritage Study {Other} 1998
9642 Government House, Perth: report on north boundary wall. Report 2010
7282 House to house : the story of Western Australia's Government and Parliament Houses over 175 years. Book 2004
1527 Conservation Plan Government House Grounds Perth Western Australia: Stage Three Management Plan December 1996 Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1996
4018 Government House Grounds Master Plan Study Heritage Study {Other} 1999
175 Government House Perth Western Australia: Conservation Study and Management Plan Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1990
11643 Government House and Grounds, & Government House Ballroom, Perth Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2016
11561 Building the Fremantle convict establishment - Henderson and Coy Heritage Study {Other} 2011
10227 Court & Camera: The life and times of A. H. Stone, a pioneer lawyer and photographer in Perth. Book 2012
8911 The botanic gardens of Western Australia. Journal article 2006
2480 Butler's residence at Government House St Georges Terrace Report 1991

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Present Use GOVERNMENTAL Government Residence
Original Use GOVERNMENTAL Government Residence

Architectural Styles

Victorian Tudor

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Common Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Cultural activities
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Workers {incl. Aboriginal, convict}
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Government & politics

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

31 Dec 2016


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