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The national referendum on 27 May 1967 was a historic one. An overwhelming majority of Australians – over 90 per cent – voted YES to allowing the federal government to make laws in relation to Aboriginal people and to allowing Aboriginal people to be included in the census.
The Opening Day: 9 May 1927 marks the 90th anniversary of the opening of Parliament House.
Canberra-based artist Alison Alder reinterprets and reinvigorates portraits of Australia’s first eight prime ministers in this thoughtful and visually arresting contemporary art project.
Behind the Lines 2016 celebrates the role of political cartooning in Australia.
An old coat rescued. Sir Edmund Barton revealed. In this exhibition you will discover an intriguing tale of power, prestige and Australia’s changing ties to Britain.
This year we celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta
PLAY UP: stand up, dress up, make up, think up and step up.
Happy and Glorious commemorates the first visit to Australia by Queen Elizabeth II
During the Cold War, artists turned to a familiar image—the Southern Cross flag of the Eureka Stockade.
Open daily 9am–5pm
(closed Christmas Day)
$2 adults, $1 children (free for children under 5 years old) and concessions, $5 family
18 King George Terrace, Parkes, Canberra