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The Hall

Located on the lower floor, The Hall is at the heart of The House.

The Hall was formerly one of the main reception rooms for the swearing in of the Governors of Queensland and the hosting of high society balls and banquets.

Featuring a sweeping staircase and hand crafted crystal chandelier, The Hall is the perfect location for an event that requires distinction and a touch of sophistication.

Capacities 100 Theatre style
60 Banquet style
150 Cocktail style
64 Cabaret style
Dimensions Room: 10.85 metres x 6.37 metres
Ceiling height: 5 metres
  • Air conditioning
  • Sweeping cedar staircase as a feature in The Hall
  • Hand crafted cascading crystal chandelier
  • Painted in soft neutral tones
  • Commissioned carpet
  • High ceilings and period features
  • Excellent acoustics
  • Grand piano
  • Interconnecting with The Drawing Room and The Dining Room to form one large space
  • Formal entrance via The Governor's Library
  • Discrete separate access for caterers and suppliers
  • Corporate presentations
  • Cocktail functions
  • Product launches
  • Banquet dinners
  • Wedding ceremonies and receptions
AV Equipment *
  • Wireless connectivity
  • Lectern
  • Microphone
  • Sound system

* Full list of audio visual equipment on request



QUT does not have in-house catering; however we proudly recommend the caterers listed below. Due to strict heritage conditions, only these caterers are permitted to operate in Old Government House.

Wine & Dine 'M Catering
Website: www.winendinem.com
Phone: (07) 3844 7810
Email: catering@winendinem.com

Cuisine on Cue
Website: www.cuisineoncue.com
Phone: (07) 3210 2281
Email: catering@cuisineoncue.com

Australian Catering Services
Website: www.austcatering.com.au
Phone: (07) 3857 6631
Email: sales@austcatering.com.au