Visitor Events


Image of condolence message signed by The Hon Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister of Australia

Commonwealth of Australia Condolence Book in support and sympathy of those tragically killed on flight MH17

The Condolence Book is located in the Marble Foyer of Parliament House and is available to all who wish to record their condolences to the families and loved ones of those lost on MH17.

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Promotional image for Opera Australia's 'The Magic Flute', showing male lead

Mummies, magic and Mozart - meet Opera Australia’s stars from The Magic Flute

Join us for a special afternoon of Opera in the house! The whole family will be enchanted by the the stars of Opera Australia performing highlights from their new production of The Magic Flute. ABC Radio Canberra presenter Alex Sloan and director Michael Gow will discuss his interpretation of the Mozart classic including the inspiration he took from Indiana Jones.

You’ll also be treated to a special performance by the talented young singers from the Woden Valley Youth Choir.

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Presiding Officers' Exhibition Area

Parliament House at work — a 25th anniversary exhibition by Anne Zahalka

Parliament House at work — a 25th anniversary exhibition by Anne Zahalka

Explore the work that goes on behind the scenes at Parliament House in this specially commissioned exhibition of new works by leading Australian photomedia artist Anne Zahalka.

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Exhibitions and Conferences

Making Laws Exhibition Logo

Lectures, seminars, exhibitions, conferences and other events to promote understanding of the Senate and the Parliament. 

House of Representatives

Presentations and Seminars

2013 Seminar Program

Through its seminar program, the House offers people interested in its work an opportunity to find out how the House actually works. Our seminars range from the basic to the very detailed – something for everyone.


Happenings in the House

About the House

About the House Magazine

About the House magazine packed with the latest news, reports and features about the work of the House of Representatives.

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