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A distinctive collaboration between 12 of Canberra’s national attractions is set to position the city as a leading cultural destination.
A new exhibition at Australian Parliament House brings together recently acquired art works, focusing on how artists respond to, and reflect on, their personal connection to the notion of Australian identity.
June 11, 2021 marks 50 years since Neville Bonner AO became the first Indigenous Australian to enter the Federal Parliament.
Following approval by the Presiding Officers, the Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) will commence the process of seeking expressions of interest for retail services in Parliament House.
Today is the 80th Anniversary of the worst bombing raid of the London Blitz, a seven-hour attack that destroyed Britain’s House of Commons Chamber, and damaged Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace.
Activities at Australian Parliament House following the passing of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.
The official portrait of former Senate President Stephen Parry, who served as a Senator for Tasmania, was unveiled today at Australian Parliament House in Canberra.
DPS is aware a group of people potentially from a designated COVID-19 affected area of NSW visited the ACT yesterday, against ACT public health directions, and including a visit to Parliament House.
Australia’s first Prime Minister had an enormous impact on shaping modern Australia.
To coincide with the 250th anniversary of the Endeavour Voyage of Discovery, Australian Parliament House is holding an exhibition showcasing the botanical prints from Banks’ Florilegium, based on the original plant specimens collected by Sir Joseph Banks during the voyage.
A portrait of the 29th Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Hon. Bronwyn Bishop, by artist Jiawei Shen, was unveiled today during a ceremony at Parliament House, Canberra.
The official portrait of Australia’s first female Prime Minister, the Hon Julia Gillard AC, will be unveiled at Parliament House, Canberra, today.
Which building took 10,000 people to build, features a roof covered in turf the size of the Melbourne Cricket Ground and a flag mast which is one of the largest stainless steel structures in the world?
The Historic Memorials Collection portrait of former Governor-General the Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO will go on display in Denmark as part of an exhibition of works by the renowned portrait artist Mr Ralph Heimans to celebrate the 50th birthday of Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark.
Revisit the bold hues and geometric lines of 1980s Australian art, craft and design, and chart the progress of one of the country’s most ambitious building projects, at two special new exhibitions to mark the 30th birthday of Australian Parliament House.
Senators, members and staff will all be aware of the unique nature of Parliament House as a workplace, with people travelling to sitting weeks from around the country. Given the evolving situation in Victoria, we consulted with Commonwealth Health officials this morning to discuss matters related to the coming sitting week, travel and building operations.
Changes to the ACT Government’s COVID restrictions have allowed a further easing of the measures in place at Australian Parliament House.
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