Book Launch: 'Government House Tasmania - A Remarkable Story'

Government House Tasmania: A Remarkable Story co-authored by Kate Warner and David Owen is being published after many years’ research and writing. The two-volume set has a combined total of nearly six hundred pages printed on luxurious 150 gsm silk stock. The books are case bound and fitted in a burgundy hand-produced slipcase with gold foil embellishment.

Government House Tasmania: A Remarkable Story is lavishly illustrated with over 500 images, including historical paintings and drawings, maps, plans and early photographs (some never previously published) and a stunning collection of contemporary photographs of the House and Grounds.

As well as being a detailed work of Tasmanian history, the two volumes cover architecture, art, gardening and landscape ideals, pioneering scientific endeavour, colonial administration, vice-regal families and staff, the evolving use of the House and Grounds, royalty and more.  

100% of proceeds from sales of the book are applied towards heritage maintenance of the House and Grounds. Price is $150.00 plus postage & packaging.

Copies signed by the authors are currently available for sale. Limited copies are available due to the great care taken to make each book, proudly printed and produced by Foot and Playsted, Launceston.  Pre-orders may be made by emailing admin@govhouse.tas.gov.au and payment and delivery/pick up will be arranged subsequently.