Information for Schools


First School Camp Out Video

In November 2016, the Governor and Mr Howard hosted the first ever school camp out on the lawn at Government House, with students from Sunshine North Primary School. The event was organised in conjunction with VicHealth. View VicHealth's video about the event: 


School Visits

The Governor and Mr Howard are passionate about engaging with young people, and are opening Government House to school tours for students in Year 9 and above in 2017.

The tours will be available on Mondays (a morning or afternoon session) and will consist of a 30 minute tour of the State Apartments followed by a 30 minute Q&A session with Mr Anthony Howard QC about Government House and the role of the Governor.

Advance bookings with Government House are essential.

For further details or to book, please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or telephone 9655 4211.


Primary School Resources

Helpful fact sheets for Primary Schools.

pdfGovernors Standard - Fact Sheet (PDF, 222 KB)


Secondary School Resources 

The Role of the Governor features in the following educational publications:

  • Making the Law VCE Legal Studies (DVD)
  • From Westminster to Spring St  VCE International Studies, Legal Studies and History (DVD)

To order these resources, please visit the Parliament of Victoria DVD and Print Resources website