Visitor Events


Enlighten logo with event dates "Feb 27–Mar 7 2015"

Enlighten – culture and creativity illuminate the capital

27 February – 7 March 2015

Begin the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta celebrations during Enlighten at Australian Parliament House — offering tours, great food, movies, an exclusive bar, shopping and the best views of Enlighten from the roof.

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Behind the making of Black Diggers: the untold story — A Centenary of Anzac event

Sunday 15 February 2015, 2–4pm

Free community event

Join Queensland Theatre Company Artistic Director Wesley Enoch, writer Tom Wright, historian Gary Oakley and one of the actors from Black Diggers as they discuss the painstaking research that went into creating this play and the impact it has had on Indigenous communities and families.

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Kevin Namatjira (b.1958), Mount Sonder (not dated), watercolour, Parliament House Art Collection.

Namatjira to NowFive Generations of Watercolours from the Central Desert

25 November 2014 – 9 February 2015

Namatjira to Now presents spectacular desert landscapes of the Hermannsburg watercolour movement across five generations.

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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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