Located on historic Macquarie Street, Sydney's Parliament House comprises a complex of buildings, dating from 1816 to the ... More
Located on historic Macquarie Street, Sydney's Parliament House comprises a complex of buildings, dating from 1816 to the mid-1980's. A guided tour is available on Parliamentary non-sitting days and includes The Legislative Council Chamber (Upper House) and The Legislative Assembly (Lower House). The Jubilee Room displays objects from the Parliamentary Collection as well as an overview of the restoration and redevelopment of the complex.
If you are a political/history junkie like me you will love Parliament House. You actually get to go into the Governor's Office (British Monarch's representative).
Tickets required but they are free. It is right next to Circular Quay in the Botanical Gardens.
This newly renovated Victorian boarding house is budget accommodation at its very best. The welcoming hallway of stripped pine and
stained glass is a delight, and all rooms are tastefully furnished. Needless to say it is very popular. In ...
Begun in 1841, this historic, late Georgian complex took seven years to build and houses the oldest surviving army barracks
throughout Australia. The work was supervised by Major George Barney, commanding the Royal Engineers, and incorporates sandstone quarried on ...
Parliament House, opened in 1868, was designed by Charles Tiffin who was inspired by Parisian buildings like the Louvre. When
Queensland Parliament began in 1860, Legislative and Council Members met in what was once the Prisoners' Barracks. Now the ...