Tuesday 14 June 2016
You can take a free guided tour of NSW Parliament from 1.15pm every Monday or Friday, including through the Legislative Chambers and the historic Parkes, Wentworth and Jubilee rooms, with background on the role, history and work of the Parliament. There are free art exhibitions on the Fountain Court walls and a public café. Information: telephone 9230 2219 or email [email protected].
You can also see Parliament behind the scenes during the free evening program ‘A Little Solstice Sitting’ on Tuesday 21 June 6-8pm, with Paul Brunton of the State Library of NSW discussing the history and survival of the Rum Hospital (celebrating its 200th anniversary this year), how the colony’s first hospital came to be Australia’s first legislature and visit the galleries of the Legislative Assembly and Council. Bookings: 9230 2047 or email [email protected].