Parliament House is currently Closed

Alfred Deakin: Creating a Nation Exhibition

About the exhibition

This exhibition celebrates the life and achievements of Alfred Deakin, the first Attorney General and the second Prime Minister of Australia, and one of the founding fathers of Australian nationhood.

It features significant documents and objects that explore Deakin’s life and his pivotal role in establishing the Commonwealth of Australia and in the drafting of a national constitution.

Image: Frederick McCubbin, The Hon Alfred Deakin (detail), 1914, Historic Memorials Collection, Parliament House Art Collection

Monday 7 October 2019 to Sunday 2 February 2020 

Exhibition Area, level 1


Find out what events are coming up at Parliament House