The idea of a Museum of Australian Democracy was one which was developed over more than 20 years and many people had a hand in bringing the idea of such an institution to fruition.
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As Australia went onto a war footing, seventy years ago the Australian Parliament readied itself for action. Today, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House remembers the beginning of the Second World War.
The museum has lost a significant contributor to its recent history. Fred Brenchley, who died Saturday 29 August, joined the Governing Council of what was then known as Old Parliament House, in 2005.
The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House opened on the weekend of 9 May 2009.
Voting at the What’s on your mind? website enters a new phase: find out more in the latest edition of Run of the house
The latest issue of the Old Parliament House newsletter, ‘Run of the House’, is now available for download.
Scheduled to open on 9 May 2009, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House will be Australia’s first museum dedicated to telling the story of our democracy
New roofing works to the South East Wing are nearing completion.
A series of documentaries commissioned by Screen Australia will premiere soon on ABC1
Our exhibition website, Billy Hughes at War, has finished runner up in the 2008 McFarlane Prize for excellence in Australian web design.
Old Parliament House has a number of experiments taking place over at Flickr.
Old Parliament House now offers some of its regularly updated content in the form of an RSS feed.