To celebrate the house in the hill’s 25th birthday, a video about Parliament House that is exactly as interesting as Parliament House has been released.
They won’t let me embed it, so here’s a link.
[ 20 February, 2013 to 31 October, 2013. ]
This looks like a good use of a Sunday Morning:
As the saying goes, a year is a long time in politics!
Behind the Lines 2012 looks back on the highs and lows of the political year through the eyes of Australia’s best cartoonists. Their observations of the personalities, parties and political power-plays are insightful, amusing [...]
An Exercising Passerby has sent this in:
A group of 5 young men queue to make their appearance at their Year 12 formal ….
Very Eco-friendly on their scooters!
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Following on from his initial success OzHair has taken a further crack at the Mildenhall collection.
The very serious looking Campbell Rhodes at the Museum of Australian Democracy is trying to track down those responsible for the above t-shirt which was worn by guests at an Old Parliament House wedding in 2010.
The shirt was created for a wedding; all guests at the ceremony, held in the Old Parliament House gardens, were [...]
[ 12 February, 2012; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] The Friends of Old Parliament House Rose Gardens are hosting a function to kick off a romantic start to 2012.
On the evening of Sunday 12th February starting at 4pm – 6pm we are hosting a St Valentine’s Day garden party in the Old Parliament House Rose Gardens (On the east side of Old Parliment House, King [...]
Yesterday I headed on over to Old Parliament House for the annual Motorcycle Riders Association ACT Toy Run along with about a 1,000 other riders.
What an incredible day.
There are going to be some really happy kids these holidays thanks to the generosity of riders throughout the ACT.
From what I hear there was [...]
We love old video of Canberra. Today we’ve come across the swearing in of Sir William John McKell GCMG as the 12th Governor-General of Australia.
Sadly we’re not aware of any footage of his investiture as a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George by King George VI, the only time [...]
[ 8 May, 2011; 12:00 pm; ] A little short notice but The Friends of the Old Parliament House Rose Gardens are holding a fund-raising lunch on Mother’s Day. If you (or your mum!) enjoy roses or just want to come along and have some scrummy food from the Lobby Restaurant and share a glass of wine with some friends please think about [...]
[ 13 May, 2011 to 16 May, 2011. ]
Here’s one for you foodies:
Bookings are now open for the 18th Symposium of Australian Gastronomy which will be held at Old Parliament House, Canberra, from Friday 13 to Monday 16 May 2011. You can register now at http://gastronomers.org/register
The theme for the symposium is The Federation of Taste which aims to explore the implications of governance [...]
On my way to work I often walk through the OPH Rose Gardens and I have to say with all the recent rain we have been having the gardens are looking spectacular.
I am in no way a flower person but even I can appreciate the strong perfume and sea of colour that is on display. [...]
Holden Caulfield has sent in a photo taken this morning.
Something appears to have gone missing in the cold and the fog…
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Red_dog has sent in what I imagine will surprise many to learn is a local scene. It came with this note:
Attached is a A long exposure of the Centenary of Australian women’s suffrage commemorative artwork and fountain. It’s one of those many hidden gems that Canberra has to offer. [...]