Burgess launches Grand Ball­room

Western Suburbs Weekly - - News -

JOHN Burgess opened the Bur­swood ho­tel, now Crown Perth, in the ’80s af­ter ar­riv­ing in Perth in 1978.

Last Tues­day, the for­mer game show host launched Crown Perth’s re­fur­bished Grand Ball­room.

Burgess mar­ried Gianna Burgess at the ho­tel and the cou­ple re­cently cel­e­brated their 28th wed­ding an­niver­sary.

Launch­ing the new-look event space, Burgess said Prime Min­is­ter Mal­colm Turn­bull had seen it dur­ing a re­cent visit to Perth “and he liked it”.

Crown chief op­er­at­ing of­fi­cer An­drew Hill said open­ing the re­fur­bished ball­room for an April 13 func­tion with the Prime Min­is­ter cer­tainly put pres­sure on the team.

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