2013 Open Day Photo Gallery

These are some of the images taken at Parliament House on the 25th Anniversary Open Day, 24 August 2013. Click on the thumbnail to view a larger image.

Thumbnail image: The Jarmbies welcome the crowd
The Jarmbies welcome the crowd in the Parliament House Forecourt.  

Thumbnail image: Dewayne Everettsmith kicks off the entertaiment
Dewayne Everettsmith kicks off the entertainment in the Parliament House Forecourt

Thumbnail image: Sing Australia light up the Marble Foyer
Sing Australia light up the Marble Foyer

Thumbnail image: The Searjent-at-arms regalia was a popular choice
The Serjeant-at-Arms regalia was a popular choice at the Parliamentary Education Office display

Thumbnail image: A table setting fit for royalty
A table setting fit for royalty 

Thumbnail image: Compere Andrea Close chats with Speaker's chair designer David Upfill-Brown
Compere Andrea Close chats with Speaker's chair designer
David Upfill-Brown 
Thumbnail image: Behind the cameras at Broadcasting 
Behind the cameras at the Broadcasting display

Thumbnail image: Corridors of power
The Corridors of power - looking into
the Cabinet Room at Parliament House 

 Thumbnail image: The Members' Hall early in the day
Visitors streaming through the Members' Hall
Thumbnail image: Alfresco dining in the courtyards
Alfresco dining in the courtyards at Parliament House 
 Thumbnail image: A balcony appearance from Sing Australia
A balcony appearance from Sing Australia
Thumbnail image: Compere Andrea Close keeps things moving
Compere Andrea Close keeps things moving 
Thumbnail image: My First Speech finalist Jacob Kerspien holds court
My First Speech third place winner Jacob Kerspien holds court 
Thumbnail image: My First Speech Runner up Soraya Pradhan
My First Speech  Runner up Soraya Pradhan stands and delivers 
Thumbnail image: My First Speech 2013 winner Johnson Ye with the crowd in his hands
2013 My First Speech  winner Johnson Ye with the crowd in his hands 
 Thumbnail image: The three winners, with member for Canberra Gai Brodtmann (left), Clerk of the House Bernard Wright and 2011 winner Jeeven Nadanakumar
The three My First Speech winners, with member for Canberra Gai Brodtmann (left), Clerk of the House Bernard Wright (right) and 2011 winner Jeeven Nadanakumar (far right)
Thumbnail image: The Speaker's University Challenge gets going with Jessy Wu from ANU
The Speaker's University Challenge gets going with Jessy Wu from ANU
Thumbnail image: Rishada Cassim hits back for Melbourne University
Rishada Cassim hits back for Melbourne University 
Thumbnail image: The crowd builds as the debate comes to a close
The crowd builds as the debate
comes to a close
Thumbnail image: The judges, the trophy designer and all debaters join together to congratulate Melbourne University on their win
The judges, the trophy designer and all debaters join together to congratulate Melbourne University on their win
Thumbnail image: Parliament House lead architect Romaldo Giurgola is acknowledged by the crowd
Parliament House lead architect Romaldo Giurgola is acknowledged by the crowd 
Thumbnail image: Romaldo Giurgola and Rob Hinwood
Romaldo Giurgola and Rob Hinwood, creator of the Coat of Arms in the House of Reps chamber
Thumbnail image: Romaldo with Speaker's chair designer David Upfill-Brown (left) and other artists
Romaldo with Speaker's chair designer David Upfill-Brown (left) and other artists 
Thumbnail image: Romaldo takes in the second performance from Dewayne Everettsmith
Romaldo takes in the second performance from Dewayne Everettsmith 
Thumbnail image: Dewayne  with some of the boys from Broadcasting
Dewayne Everettsmith with the
staff from the Parliamentary Broadcasting Service
Thumbnail image: A meeting of two artists - Dewayne Everettsmith and Romaldo Giurgola
A meeting of two artists - Dewayne Everettsmith and Romaldo Giurgola
Thumbnail image: Visitors got to see many treasures usually locked away
Visitors got to see many treasures usually locked away, including this Georg Jensen candelabra
Thumbnail image: Hundreds queued to see the Prime Minister's office
Hundreds queued to see the Prime Minister's office 
Thumbnail image: the view from the roof
The view from the roof of Parliament House, looking down Federation Mall towards the Australian War Memorial
Thumbnail image: The Parliament hats were a hit
The Parliament hats were a hit 
Thumbnail image: Stepping through time in the Great Hall 
Stepping through time in the Great Hall
Thumbnail image: Romaldo Giurgola in the office he designed for the Prime Minister 
Parliament House architect, Romaldo Giurgola, in the office he designed for the Prime Minister
Thumbnail image: Romaldo Giurgola in the Prime Minister's courtyard
Romaldo Giurgola in the
Prime Minister's courtyard
Thumbnail image: Kite by Peter Travis
Kite by Peter Travis in The Great Hall
The Clerk of the Senate explains a day in her life in the Senate chamber
The Clerk of the Senate, Rosemary Laing, explains a day in her life in the Senate chamber 

The President of the Senate shares his visitors' book with a tour group in his suite
The President of the Senate shares his visitors' book with a tour group in his suite 

Inspired by parliamentary dress ups at the Parliamentary Education Office!
Inspired by parliamentary dress ups at the Parliamentary Education Office display!
Senate show bags included a pocket constitution and a red Senate pencil saying
Senate show bags included a pocket constitution and a red Senate pencil saying 
 

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