Behind the Scenes

 

Behind the scenes at Government House and the Office of the Governor. 

 

Drawing Room set up for official diplomatic call GBlueState Drawing Room set up for an official diplomatic call

 

Table set upTable set up for an official dinner

 

GH staff outside official dinner Office of the Governor staff outside an official dinner

 

BTS - GH President of Lebanon visitGovernment House staff and security advance await the arrival of the President and First Lady of the Republic of Lebanon

 

 BTS - Red Carpet for HRH croppedThe red carpet at the Private Entrance for the arrival of HRH Her Majesty The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh on their visit to Victoria in October 2011.

 

BTS private drawing room lunch set upThe Private Drawing Room set up for an official luncheon

 

 

BTS - Ballroom set up for a functionThe Ballroom set up in preparation for a ceremony. It can take up to a day to arrange seating for up to 500, sometimes 600 guests.

 

BTS - Supper Room glassesThe Supper Room Bar. The Services Team use this area as their main point of preparation and service during a Ballroom function.

  

AUSMIN BTSGovernment House preparing for the arrival of a diplomatic motorcade

 

BTS Royal Visit carparkMotorcade for Her Majestry The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh arriving at Government House

 

BTS Royal visit motorcadeMotorcade for Her Majesty The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at the Governor's Entrance

 

 BTS servicepersonsService personnel form up along Government House Drive