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Parliament House - Canberra

Capital Hill, Canberra ACT 2600
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  • Onsite Parking
  • Meeting Spaces [10-10]
  • Delegates [20-1000]
Contact - Venue Events Team
One of few Parliament buildings in the world available for private use, Parliament House is a unique conference, meeting or Canberra event venue proposition. Australia's most famous meeting place is the heart of the nation, held in high esteem for its national significance as home to the most influential members of Australian democracy. Beneath the political pulse Parliament House is highly regarded for its impressive architecture, extensive collection of Australian contemporary art, and for the immediate status preferred to any event held within its walls.

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Parliament House offers 14 versatile and impressive event spaces available to you for private use. With several areas that can cater for events of all sizes, from intimate dinners for 20 guests to large gala events for 1000 attendees, you will find an inviting space to bring your unique vision to life. Parliament House offers the Great Hall and Marble Foyer or Mural Hall for your larger scale functions whilst the Private Dining Rooms, Senate and House of Representatives Alcoves provide the perfect space for your smaller private business meetings or intimate dinners.
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Meetings and Events

Great Hall: The prestigious Great Hall is one of Australia's most impressive venues. It's the ideal venue for high profile dinners and gala events.
Marble Foyer: Leading to the Great Hall, the spectacular Marble Foyer with 48 marble clad columns, designed to be reminiscent of a eucalyptus forest, is the perfect venue for pre-dinner drinks.
Mural Hall: The Mural Hall is particularly suitable for special events, cocktail parties and luncheons. It's spacious and naturally lit area is complemented by large ceramic murals depicting representations of six diverse Australian landscapes.
Senate and House Representatives Alcove: With lots of natural daylight and beautiful views over Canberra, these private and comfortable annexes are perfect for small meetings, seminars and intimate dinners.
Theatre and Theatre Foyer: The Theatre is fully self-contained and state of the art audio visual equipment and offers tiered seating for 288 guests. The Theatre Foyer offers space for conference registration, refreshment breaks, buffet lunches and cocktail parties.
Private Dining Rooms: The discreet Private Dining Rooms are the perfect venue for small meetings, luncheons and formal dinners.

AccommodationOnly minutes from Canberra's city centre, Parliament House has several hotels situated nearby. The award winning Crowne Plaza Canberra, located right in the heart of the city centre, is within minutes of Parliament House, Canberra's main shopping fair, resturants and national attractions.


Parliament House Catering by IHG sets the benchmark for events in Canberra, providing business and industry the opportunity to combine an iconic venue with five star culinary services.

Technical Facilities Dedicated on-site AV technical assistance. Visit Parliament House Catering by IHG for more information.