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Why you'll love Parliament House Sydney

  • Offers elegant and unique function rooms perfect for corporate, social and school events.
  • Take advantage of the venue's activities such as yoga in the park, garden walks, history tours, outdoor games, interactive activities or a visit to one of local museums.
  • Enjoy a variety of menu options and flexible event packages at a very affordable price.

Explore Australia’s oldest Parliament.

Located in the heart of Sydney’s historic Macquarie Street, this heritage-listed venue is rich in history and full of hidden surprises.

It is a mix of heritage and modern buildings. The remarkable building has evolved to accommodate nine unique event spaces for functions, from stunning contemporary rooms with garden views to a historic library dating back to 1840 and versatile areas that can host up to 1,200 people for stand-up cocktail events.

The magnificent collection of historic artefacts, priceless art and rare antiquities provides visitors with the unique opportunity to explore key moments in the history of Australian politics.

Parliament House Sydney Function Rooms

Members Dining Room

Members Dining Room

This unique dining room features an antique fireplace, garden views, and a private outdoor courtyard. It is ideal for conferences, luncheons, and stand-up cocktail dinner events. This exclusive room is located within a restricted part of Pa...

From $5,500
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This purpose-built auditorium located below the Fountain Court is ideal for public talks, presentations, lectures, and film screenings. The adjoining foyer can be used for registration and light catering, if numbers exceed 80 people for cat...

From $2,200
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Strangers Function Room

Strangers Function Room

This large versatile dining room featuring panoramic garden views is ideal for conferences, seminars, luncheons, award dinners and stand-up cocktail reception events. The Strangers’ Room is a meeting place where members of Parliament greet...

From $1,100
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Chardy C

February 27, 2024

We went for the public tour and had coffee over looking the Domain. We went because the building had just had a revamp and because it is the oldest public building in Australia. The tour guides were interesting and helpful; about the building and how parliament works. It is free and I was suprised how much being in the space made sense of how parliament works. Highly recommended Add it to the list of interesting free things to do in the city, everyone welcome, our group ranged from toddlers to the very elderly.

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Carolyn Brown

January 22, 2024

Had lunch in the strangers restaurant, was lovely, before taking the free guided tour was extremely knowledgeable by well informed guides. Would recommend this tour.

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Lyndy Saville

July 21, 2023

My friends and I had a most enjoyable lunch at Strangers’ Restaurant. I can’t speak highly enough of the staff who served us with professionalism and courtesy. The food was outstanding in quality and presentation and the standard of wines we chose was high indeed. The location of the restaurant overlooking the leafy Domain was also a pleasant surprise. We shall return.

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Michael Drew

November 24, 2022

A great conference venue. The Black Rod and her staff looked after all participants very efficiently, and always with a great smile. Comfortable room, well air conditioned, great audio and visual. The food was great too. Can't do better.

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July 5, 2023

Christmas in July lunch for Probus club, 5th of July 2023. The meal was superb, lovely service, great venue. Lack of decorations for the ocasión other wise it be 5 stars.

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