National Portrait Gallery
High Court of Australia
The grandiose High Court was dubbed 'Gar's Mahal' when it opened in 1980, a reference to Sir Garfield Barwick, chief justice during the...
National Gallery of Australia
Includes an extraordinary Aboriginal Memorial from Central Arnhem Land created for Australia's 1988 bicentenary. The work of 43 artists,...
On the shore of Lake Burley Griffin, the artwork of Reconciliation Pl represents the nation's commitment to the cause of reconciliation...
Café in the House
Enjoy white linen service in the delightful surrounds of Old Parliament House.
King Edward Tce, Parkes · interesting places nearby
National Portrait Gallery information
This gallery tells the story of Australia through its faces – from wax cameos of Aboriginal tribespeople to colonial portraits of the nation's founding families and contemporary works such as Howard Arkley's Day-Glo portrait of musician Nick Cave. There is a good cafe for post-exhibition coffee and reflection.