Parliament House is currently

Gifts from the Parliament House Art Collection

Walter Burley Griffin (designer, 1871-1937) and N. Redding & H. Goldman Manufacturing (makers) Mallet and Casket used by Prince of Wales when

laying foundation stone on Capital Hill in 1920, c. 1920, Gifts Collection, Parliament House Art Collection

 

Until 31 May 2017

 

During the festive season, a display of gifts from the Parliament House Art Collection will be on display in the Marble Foyer. 

 

The Australian Parliament has received many beautiful and unusual gifts since the opening of the Provisional Parliament House in 1927. The new display will feature some of the fascinating official gifts received by the Parliament from around the world.  The display can be seen in the three cabinets in the north western part of the Marble Foyer.