Open Day 2019

Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC, Governor of Tasmania, and Mr Richard Warner warmly welcome visitors to Government House Tasmania Open Day to be held on

Sunday 10 November 2019

from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm


All are welcome to this free and popular event showcasing one of the great historical Vice‑Regal residences and its grand Estate set on 15 hectares overlooking the city of Hobart and Derwent River.

Every State Room has a wealth of documented information and friendly Government House staff will be on hand to answer questions.

Visitors are encouraged to bring a picnic and enjoy the spacious formal gardens and live music by a range of professional Tasmanian bands and ensembles.  (Please note:  pets are not permitted.)

Demonstration croquet and tennis will be played by members of Croquet Tasmania and Tennis Tasmania.  The Country Women's Association, Cancer Council Tasmania and Child Health Association of Tasmania (CHAT) will be hosting marquees.  Scouts and Guides activities and displays by the Art Society of Tasmania and Riding for the Disabled will add to the occasion.

Government House also welcomes the support of St John Ambulance Tasmania and Surf Life Saving Tasmania.

Non-alcoholic refreshments and hot food will be available at modest prices from the Rotary Club of Howrah stall.

Parking will be available outside of the grounds on the day but please phone (03) 6234 2611 if you would like to request special access by vehicle for elderly or disabled visitors.