Front of Parliament House Australia
The front of Parliament House, featuring an aboriginal tiled design on the ground. Parliament House is the meeting place of the Parliament of Australia. It is located in Canberra, the capital of Australia. It was opened on 9 May 1988 by Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia. Its construction cost was over $1.1 billion. At the time of its construction it was the most expensive building in the Southern Hemisphere. Prior to 1988, the Parliament of Australia met in the Provisional Parliament House, which is now known as "Old Parliament House".
- Front of Parliament House Australia (0070107014044).tif
- © David Coleman
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ACT Aboriginal Australia Australian Australian Capital Territory Canberra Capital Hill Commonwealth Commonwealth of Australia Democratic Federal House of Representatives National Parliament Parliament House Parliament of Australia Senate architectural architecture art artwork building capital democracy design edifice edifices exterior governance government horizontal indigenous landscape legislation legislative legislature mural ochre outside pattern political politics seat of government structures tiled