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First Women in Parliament

This tour introduces you to the first women in Australian politics and the challenges they faced.


King's Hall


45 minutes


Phone 02 6270 8222 or email to book.

The first woman to be elected, the first to lead a political party, the first to hold a portfolio – who were these women and what was working in parliament like for them?  

Hear about the paths they forged for all women in their journey to become members, ministers, Speakers and leaders in our democracy. 

Book a group tour

We offer private group tours of First Women in Parliament. 

  • 2 – 10 participants: $60
  • 11 – 20 participants: $120
  • 21 – 40 participants: $240
  • 41 – 60 participants: $360
  • Then for every 15 additional participants: +$72
  • Bookings starting or finishing outside of museum hours: +$150

Plan your visit

All areas of this tour are wheelchair accessible.