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13 minutes driving from our flat to the parliament house. Free entrance for visitors. Under 2 hours free parking on weekdays. 3 minutes walking to the old parliament house.
A selfie under our flag In the exact centre of the roof of Parliament House flies an Australian flag roughly the size of a double-decker bus. Take the lift to the roof, walk beneath the massive flag mast and pose for uniquely Australian selfies.
Taking one of their tours makes it much more informative. Make sure you check out their outside gardens.
Vast, hilltop building housing Australia's parliament, opened in 1988, topped by 81m-high flagpole.