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