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Hold your next function at Parliament House

The Great Hall at Parliament House, Canberra 

Parliament House offers versatile and impressive event and function spaces. These spaces can cater for events of all sizes, from intimate dinners for 20 guests to large gala events for 1,000 attendees. Graced with grand artwork and striking architecture, Parliament House enhances the experience of every event to make it one that your guests will not soon forget.

Parliament House offers the Great Hall and Marble Foyer or Mural Hall for larger-scale functions, whilst the Private Dining Rooms, Senate and House of Representatives Alcoves provide the perfect space for smaller private business meetings or intimate dinners.

From 17 December 2016, catering and event support for all functions within Parliament House will be provided by the Department of Parliamentary Services' dedicated team of event management professionals, APH Catering and Events.

APH Catering and Events is proud to source premium ingredients from the nation’s finest producers and provide exceptional culinary services to complement this special location and your distinctive event.

This outstanding team of catering and event experts would be delighted to assist with your next event. To find out more, or book your next function, please email us or call 02 6277 8000

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Great Hall and Marble Foyer

The prestigious Great Hall is one of Australia’s most impressive settings. This venue is perfect for high-profile dinners and gala events, with a soaring ceiling and polished wood floors against a backdrop of the famous Arthur Boyd tapestry.

This unique space can provide for a cocktail celebration for up to 1000 people or a banquet dinner for up to 650 people.

An impressive entry to the Great Hall, the Marble Foyer features two sweeping marble staircases and 48 marble clad columns, reminiscent of a eucalyptus forest. The foyer is also an elegant, pre-dinner cocktail venue.

The APH Catering and Events Team would be delighted to assist with your next event. To find out more, or to book your next function, please email us or call 02 6277 8000. 

Queen's Terrace Cafe and Gallery

The Queens Terrace Café, outdoor terrace and Gallery are an unmatched venue for a cocktail celebration for up to 150 people or dinner for up to 90 people. Located on the first floor of Parliament House, this venue provides unequalled views from the pinnacle of the Parliamentary Triangle, which is sure to impress your guests. These spectacular views include Lake Burley Griffin, Old Parliament House and the Australian War Memorial. With proximity to the Great Hall, the café can also be used for VIP cocktails to complement a gala function.

The APH Catering and Events Team would be delighted to assist with your next event. To find out more, or to book your next function, please email us or call 02 6277 8000.

Mural Hall

Located directly under the iconic flag mast, the Mural Hall is a matchless event space for special events. Adorned with large ceramic murals depicting a river’s journey from mountain to sea, the Mural Hall is a spacious, hollow square layout with abundant natural light. Accommodating up to 200 guests for a cocktail celebration, or up to 130 guests at a banquet function, this discreet and peaceful space provides an elegant setting for any occasion.

The APH Catering and Events Team would be delighted to assist with your next event. The APH Catering and Events Team would be delighted to assist with your next event. To find out more, or to book your next function, please email us or call 02 6277 8000.

Senate and House of Representatives Alcoves

The Senate and House of Representative alcoves feature floor to ceiling windows that provide beautiful views of Canberra. These private and comfortable annexes are ideal for small meetings and seminars as well as cocktail parties and intimate dinners.

These alcoves comfortably cater for a cocktail party of 90, a formal banquet dinner for 70, or as a theatre style for 80 people for your upcoming seminar or company meeting.

The APH Catering and Events Team would be delighted to assist with your next event. To find out more, or to book your next function, please email us or call 02 6277 8000. 

Theatre and Theatre Foyer

The Theatre is an excellent venue for presentations, conferences and film screenings, as it offers fully tiered seating for 288. The adjoining Theatre Foyer provides the ideal area for conference registration, refreshment breaks, buffet lunches and cocktail parties for up to 150 guests.

The APH Catering and Events Team would be delighted to assist with your next event. To find out more, or to book your next function, please email us or call 02 6277 8000.

Private Dining Rooms

The Private Dining rooms, as their name suggests, are private and intimate venues. Perfect for small meetings, business lunches and formal dinners, each of the five dining rooms are available individually or combined as one single room. These rooms have the capacity to provide a suitable venue for an executive boardroom for 15 through to a dinner for 100 guests.

The APH Catering and Events Team would be delighted to assist with your next event. To find out more, or to book your next function, please email us or call 02 6277 8000.

Members' Guests Dining Room

When Parliament is sitting, the Members’ Guests dining room is used by Members and Senators to entertain their guests. This exclusive venue is available for private functions outside of the Parliamentary sitting period.

The floor to ceiling windows, and adjoining outdoor terrace offers extensive views across Canberra.

The APH Catering and Events Team would be delighted to assist with your next event. The APH Catering and Events Team would be delighted to assist with your next event. To find out more, or to book your next function, please email us or call 02 6277 8000.