This year Parliament House is celebrating its 30th anniversary since it opened on 9th May 1988. In May there will be two celebrations to mark the anniversary:
Saturday 5th May - Reflections on 30 Years of Australian Parliament House
Events will be held in the Great Hall with a Panel Discussion between 10.30am - 12.00pm, where an expert panel will discuss the architectural, social, historical, political and cultural legacy of Australian Parliament House over the last 30 years. Between 2pm - 3:15pm there will be an afternoon concert by a chamber ensemble from the Canberra Symphony Orchestra. Free entry.
Wednesday, 9th May - It's Our Birthday!
Between 11am - 11:45am there will be a special ceremony on the forecourt of Parliament House to mark the exact anniversary of the opening. This is a free event, with all welcome to attend. See the Parliament House website for details.