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The Parliament Shop

You will find the perfect keepsake of your visit to the iconic Australian Parliament House at The Parliament Shop. It is the place for everyone to purchase items that reflect themes of democracy, parliament and Australian history and culture, including one of the best collections of political books that you are likely to find!

You can also marvel at the beautiful, bespoke glassworks we have for sale or just purchase one of our delicious chocolate treats to share with your family and friends.

Whatever your taste or budget you can find the perfect gift, from baby T-shirts to cufflinks.

The Parliament Shop is open every day except Christmas Day

9am-5pm (non-sitting days)
9am-5.45pm (sitting days).

You can also arrange a mail order by calling 02 6277 5050 (international +61 2 6277 5050) or by emailing us.

The Parliament Shop is a member of the Indigenous Art Code.

Selection of books from The Parliament Shop

From Australian prime ministers and parliamentarians to award-winning artists, there is sure to be a title to suit any home library. Photo: AUSPIC

Come in to The Parliament Shop to browse an eclectic range of texts about Australia’s rich history. Photo: AUSPIC

The Parliament Shop has a range of important books that document Australia’s complex narrative, including the fundamental role of Indigenous culture, languages and histories. Photo: AUSPIC

Interwoven. The Commissioned Art and Craft for Parliament House by M. Pamille Berg beautifully explores that architecture and artwork of Parliament House, making it the perfect centrepiece for any coffee table. Photo: AUSPIC

For the political buff, we have a variety of books and titles about the Magna Carta, constitution and parliamentarians, including recent releases and timeless classics such as May Gibbs’ Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. Photo: AUSPIC

Choose from a great range of products celebrating Magna Carta—one of the most significant documents in the history of democracy. The range includes a special edition coin produced by The Royal Australian Mint, a decorative linen tea towel featuring the timeless calligraphy of the 1297 Magna Carta, and a special publication by the Department of the Senate, Australia’s Magna Carta, that tells the story of its acquisition and its relevance in Australia today. Photo: AUSPIC


You will find a great selection of Parliament-themed merchandise at The Parliament Shop, including postcards, mugs, jigsaw puzzles and specialised Parliament books for children. Whether you are buying for a gift or for yourself, you are sure to find something at The Parliament Shop. Photo: AUSPIC


You can use our in-house Australia Post to mail a postcard, the only post office in Australia to offer the unique ‘Parliament House’ stamp. Photo: AUSPIC


Tell your family and friends about your Parliament experience with a themed postcard from the shop. Photo: AUSPIC

There is a huge array of mementos, gifts and stationery items such as magnets, key rings, flags, postcards, and collectable teaspoons. Photo: AUSPIC

A selection of postcards featuring prime ministers as well as Australian Parliament House architecture and artwork. Photo: AUSPIC

The Parliament Shop offers a range of foods, including macadamia nuts, jam, wines and honey from various regions in Australia. Or if you’re a hot chocolate connoisseur, pick yourself up a packet of hot chocolate stirrers. On top of being insanely delicious, all Lindsay & Edmunds chocolates are certified Fairtrade and organic. Photo: AUSPIC

Hop in and get your kids’ Parliamentary themed goodies! And maybe a chocolate frog, too.  Photo: AUSPIC

Whilst the magpies are swooping this spring, swoop in to The Parliament Shop and explore the range of children's books we have. Photo: AUSPIC

Browse our ‘Kids for PM’ clothing range featuring rompers and t-shirts. This cute collection makes a great gift for new parents and parents-to-be alike. Photo: AUSPIC 

Come in and wonder at the dynamic glassworks on sale in The Parliament Shop. By local and regional artists, the vibrant pieces would sit well in any décor. Pictured: glassworks by Golden Studio. Photo: AUSPIC

From Me to You artist Jenny Harris has created these beautiful, petite ceramics. The designs are fashioned by imprinting flora from the grounds of Australian Parliament House into the clay. The results are simply lovely. Photo: AUSPIC

The Parliament Shop recently introduced a new collection of quality soft furnishings and accessories by local company Girls and Their Big Ideas (GATBI). GATBI products are all hand-made using high quality fabrics and environmentally friendly materials. Painting: Acacia saligna with Eastern Spinebill by Helen Peart. Photo: AUSPIC

Selection of books from The Parliament Shop

Australia Post

The Parliament House Post Office is conveniently located near the Queens’ Terrace Cafe. Buy a Parliament House postcard and mail it from the building!


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