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  • Shafston Weddings

  • Discover an exclusive waterfront ceremony site in central Brisbane – Discover Shafston House.

    Shafston House is a heritage listed colonial home registered as part of the National Estate. Landscaped gardens and lawns and a sandstone outdoor terrace offer stunning views of the Brisbane River.

    A ceremonial gazebo located in private surrounds is the elegant, romantic and perfect setting for any ceremony. The estate offers endless photo opportunities for a classical formal style wedding or a casual outdoor event.

  • History of Shafston

    This magnificent heritage listed Shafston House was built in 1851. The historic grounds boast several locations that would provide many unique photo opportunities to grace the pages of your wedding album.

  • Shafston House Timeline

  • 1851 - Construction completed

    1852 - Purchased by Henry Stuart Russell

    1915 - Leased to Creche and Kindergarten Association as a teacher training centre

    1918 - Acquired by the Australian Government to accommodate servicemen of World War I

    1969 - Brisbane City Headquarters of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)

    1987 - Added to the Commonwealth Register of the National Estate

    1995 - Shafston International College is established

    2000 - Shafston facilities open for weddings

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    Our impressive riverside venue at Kangaroo Point has beautifully landscaped lawns, gardens and graceful trees. This is an intimate and tranquil venue for your special day, and perfect location to say "I Do".
  • Shafston House Timeline

    • 1851 - Construction completed
    • 1852 - Purchased by Henry Stuart Russell
    • 1915 - Leased to Creche and Kindergarten Association as a teacher training centre
    • 1918 - Acquired by the Australian Government to accommodate servicemen of World War I
    • 1969 - Brisbane City Headquarters of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)
    • 1987 - Added to the Commonwealth Register of the National Estate
    • 1995 - Shafston International College is established
    • 2000 - Shafston facilities open for weddings