Government House News

Government House news is published here to keep you up to date on activities relating to Government House Tasmania.

Fearless Festival 2022

Fearless Festival 2022

Government House Estate Gardens Manager, Tara Edmondson, participated in today's Fearless Festival at Wrest Point, Sandy Bay, to promote horticulture as a career.

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Hobart Horticultural Society

Hobart Horticultural Society Inc

Congratulations to Estate gardeners, Bettina & Elicia, recipients of The Hon L M Shoobridge Memorial Cup for their exceptional mixed floral display at the recent Dahlia & Floral Art Show in Hobart's Town Hall.

Mrs Andrea Gerrard OAM, President, Hobart Horticultural Society Inc, joined Her Excellency and garden staff for the award presentation.

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Elizabeth College

Elizabeth College VET Kitchen Operations Students

Her Excellency was delighted to meet with VET Kitchen Operations students who were visiting from Elizabeth College to tour the vegetable, fruit and herb gardens at Government House and to discuss paddock to plate cooking with Government House's Executive Chef, Ainstie Wagner.

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Autumn Produce Donation to Hobart City Mission

Autumn Produce Donation to Hobart City Mission

Government House has enjoyed a plentiful Autumn harvest and were fortunate to be able to donate boxes of fresh pears and a variety of apples from our orchard to be shared amongst the community through Hobart City Mission.

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